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This article contains information about payday loans. The material is excerpted from Payday Loans at the web site of the Federal Trade Commission.  
This article provides information on what steps to take when paying back your credit card debt. This content is reproduced from the Federal Trade Commission.    
This article provides information about 401(k) and pension payment plans, as well as other information. This article was provided by The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
This article provides information and answers on a power of attorney in Texas, including what it does, how to end it, and what are the advantages of a power of attorney. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center.     
This article provides an outline of items to gather in order to prepare your finances for emergencies. This article was written by Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. 
This article was prepared by the clinical legal program at the University of Houston Law Center, and contains information from other sources as well. DISCLAIMER: Nothing in this article should be considered legal advice. It is solely for informational purposes.
This article tells you about property loss claims in Texas for losses incurred from a disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.   
This article tells you about property taxes in Texas. Specifically, it provides information about homestead exemptions, property tax foreclosure and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article contains information on protecting your social security funds from garnishment. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center. 
This article tells you about various public benefit programs including food benefits, cash assistance, health, medical, disability, veteran, social security benefits and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article contains videos in English and Spanish you can watch to help you recover from Hurricane Harvey. These videos were done by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article tells you about your rights as a tenant after a disaster. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid.  
The Texas legislature passed a bill to repeal the Driver Responsibility Program this session (H.B. 2048), and it was signed into law by the Governor in June. The bill went into effect on September 1, 2019. This document is intended to answer common questions about how the repeal works.
This article tells you how to replace important documents, including: birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, divorce decrees, vehicle titles, manufactured home statements of ownership and location, driver's licenses, passports, green cards, social security cards, Texas benefits (Medicaid) cards,...
This article tells you about when and why your vehicle or property can be repossessed, your rights, how you may be able to get the property back and more. This article was written by Texas RioGrande Legal Aid. 
This article provides information on justice court, how to file a complaint with the better business bureau and other information pertaining to this topic. This article was provided by the Houston Bar Association.
This article provides information on protecting health and retirement benefits. It is excerpted from Retirement and Health Care Coverage: Questions and Answers for Dislocated Workers, a publication of the U.S Department of Labor.    
This article provides information on how recoupment works; what to do if you receive a pension overpayment; and other information. This article was provided by the Pension Rights Center.
This article tells about what it means to have a reverse mortgage. Additionally it provides further reading regarding shopping for it and the different types. This article was written by the Federal Trade Commission. 
This article tells you about protections you have as a debtor against those trying to collect on a debt. This article was written by the Legal Hotline for Texans at the Texas Legal Services Center.