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What you need to know before becoming a real estate investor

Investing money in real estate has been an effective way to grow wealth for generations. Buying and potentially developing property can bolster your cashflow as a side business, or, if you operate intelligently, could become a major business for you.

Assuming you have accrued the startup capital, there are some things you should know before you cut your first check.

Options when you're owed unpaid child support

If you thought the process of obtaining a court order so that you may be eligible to collect child support from your ex, the process of actually collecting support can be a slow, arduous process. As terrible as it may sound, having a court order does not guarantee payment of child support.

A 2013 U.S. Census Bureau report indicates that less than half of parents with current support orders are collecting the full amount ordered to be paid each month. As such, the State of Illinois can pursue a variety of actions on order to enforce support orders.  For instance, the state can:

Is there a link between stepchildren and divorce?

Television producer Sherwood Schwartz came up the idea for the popular 70's sitcom, "The Brady Bunch," after reading an article in The Los Angeles Times. What stood out to the Hollywood creator was a singular fact in the story: 30 percent of marriages in the United States have a child or children from a previous marriage.

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