Don’t Let Holiday Costs Snowball

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Between gifts, decorations, family meals and travel, the holiday season is more expensive than ever. According to a survey by Deloitte, consumers are expected to spend an average of $1,652 this year on holiday-related expenses. A sizable percentage of Americans take on debt to pay for costs associated with the holidays. That includes those on low incomes, …

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Disaster Preparedness Checklist: How to Safeguard Your Home and Family

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While it is difficult to pick up the pieces after a natural disaster, there are ways to prepare yourself and your loved ones for the worst case scenario. At Legal Aid Society, we recommend being prepared for tough situations, such as flooding, hurricanes, tornadoes and other events that could threaten your livelihood and safety. Here …

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Understanding Your Options When Facing Eviction

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You have the right to go to court, make your case, and argue for your right to stay. The timeline and laws surrounding evictions vary from state to state and from county to county within Tennessee.   If you are being evicted, you should speak with an attorney. The Legal Aid Society is here to …

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