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Event for Struggling Homeowners Next Week

Event for Struggling Homeowners Next Week

Another workshop for struggling homeowners will come to town next week.

Making Home Affordable and the HOPE NOW Alliance are bringing the nation’s largest mortgage servicers, along with several non-profit housing counseling organizations, to work one-on-one with those in need of assistance.

The event will take place from 1-8 p.m. Tuesday, March 19 and from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, March 20  at the Paradise Event Center at the Las Vegas Hotel and Casino, 3000 Paradise Road.

This will be the fourth time that Making Home Affordable and HOPE NOW have co-hosted a homeowner event in the Las Vegas area since 2009. The previous three co-sponsored events been attended by more than 4,100 local homeowners, according to event organizers.

Bank of America to Host Help for Homeowners Event

Bank of America to Host Help for Homeowners Event

Bank of America is looking for homeowners who need help with their mortgages.

The bank is holding a homeowner event next week at the Las Vegas Renaissance Hotel, 3400 Paradise Road. The event will be 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, July 26 through Saturday, July 28. Customers of the bank will be able to speak face-to-face with bank representatives about their individual situations and see what solutions are available.

There will also be several local nonprofits at the event to offer financial counseling, budgeting and more. Homeowners can register to attend the event and see what documents they need to bring at bankofamerica.com/homeownerevent.

Help Available for Wells Fargo, Wachovia Mortgage Holders

Help Available for Wells Fargo, Wachovia Mortgage Holders

 

Struggling homeowners whose mortgages are held by Wells Fargo and Wachovia can ask for help at an upcoming event.

The lenders will welcome homeowners from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. March 21 at the LVH (formerly the Las Vegas Hilton.) Wells Fargo and Wachovia mortgage holders who are experiencing difficulty with their payments can schedule an appointment to meet in-person with a Wells Fargo mortgage team member to discuss their financial situations and find out about options. There will be team members available that speak many different languages, including Spanish and Chinese, to accommodate those who need them.

Attendees are asked to schedule an appointment online in advance at www.wfhmevents.com/leadingthewayhome or by calling 800-405-8067. Walk-in customers will be accepted as well.

IRS YouTube Channel Provides Last-Minute Tax Tips

IRS YouTube Channel Provides Last-Minute Tax Tips

With Tax Day upon us, helpful tax-related information can be found on the IRS YouTube channel. The channel, which debuted in August 2009, features numerous IRS experts answering common and not-so-common tax questions.

The IRS YouTube channel is home to hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from how to choose a tax preparer to filing your taxes for free to checking on your refund.

Videos are posted in English, Spanish and American Sign Language. To date, there have been more than 1.7 million views.

Taxpayers can even subscribe to the channel to receive notice of new video offerings. In fact, the IRS will soon be featuring summertime video tax tips.