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Income Tax Filing: DIY or Hire a Tax Accountant?

Should you prepare your own tax return or hire an expert? The answer depends on the complexity of your tax situation. Is your tax status straightforward with no expectation that your writeoffs will exceed the standard deduction? If so, you could go the do-it-yourself route and either fill out the return yourself or use tax … Continue reading “Income Tax Filing: DIY or Hire a Tax Accountant?”

Would You Get a COVID Vaccine if it was Tied to a $1,500 Stimulus Check?

At the time of this writing, Congress had still not agreed to a badly needed COVID-19 relief bill – and while one is seemingly increasingly becoming more possible by the day, all indications are that it will be a “skinny” bill and not distribute the type of aid that the CARES Act did when it … Continue reading “Would You Get a COVID Vaccine if it was Tied to a $1,500 Stimulus Check?”

Elon Musk Highlights Why Corporations Are Abandoning California

Elon Musk, formerly of California, is now a Texan. The second richest man on earth pulled up stakes as part of the billionaire exodus from California. In a recent Wall Street Journal interview, the Tesla CEO ripped California for driving out wealthy taxpayers. California, he complained, is like a sports team that “has been winning … Continue reading “Elon Musk Highlights Why Corporations Are Abandoning California”

November’s Jobs Report Was Positive, But There ARE Disturbing Trends

Do you want the good news or the bad news first? Let’s start with the good news, at least as it pertains to the November 2020 jobs report released recently by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate fell to 6.7 percent, marking the seventh straight month of improvement, after adding nearly 250,000 … Continue reading “November’s Jobs Report Was Positive, But There ARE Disturbing Trends”

New Year, New Approach to Savings: What Type of Account Should You Choose?

The end of the year—and the start of a new one—are frequently when people choose to re-evaluate their financial situation. This can include changing around investment strategies or approaches to retirement planning, but often it’s just as simple as looking to start saving. Did you know there are several different types of savings accounts available? … Continue reading “New Year, New Approach to Savings: What Type of Account Should You Choose?”

On the Job Hunt? Look for These Benefits in 2021

Maybe you got furloughed or laid off because of COVID-19 and the global recession. Maybe you’ve had the same role and conquered the same work challenges with the same team for a long time, and you’re now ready for something new. Either way, the first two to three months of the new year are a … Continue reading “On the Job Hunt? Look for These Benefits in 2021”

5 MORE End-of-the-Year Tax Tips to Close Out 2020

As the clock runs out on the 2020 tax year, there is still time for taxpayers to execute some wise tax planning. A few planning steps can reduce the current year’s tax liability as well as defer taxes to future years making funds available now when the extra cash can do the most good. Tip … Continue reading “5 MORE End-of-the-Year Tax Tips to Close Out 2020”

Universal Social Security — What You NEED to Know

Social Security began back in 1935 when President Franklin Roosevelt signed the Act into law in August of that year. And while the Act has guaranteed at least some income for retired workers after they hit a certain age, how much income the program’s recipients receive has been a subject of debate seemingly ever since … Continue reading “Universal Social Security — What You NEED to Know”

New Study: Student Loan Debt Cancelation to Benefit the Wealthy?

With Joe Biden soon to install an administration with political positions that greatly differ from that of his soon-to-be predecessor, one of the things that many Americans will be watching is what happens as it pertains to student loan debt. Many progressive Democrats have publicly urged Biden to sign an executive order that cancels all … Continue reading “New Study: Student Loan Debt Cancelation to Benefit the Wealthy?”

Biden Picks Former Fed Chair For Treasury, Political Operative for OMB

Joe Biden has nominated two women to the top Administration economic posts. If approved by the Senate, former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen will be the new Treasury Secretary. For director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, Biden has nominated Neera Tanden. If confirmed, both will be the first women to occupy … Continue reading “Biden Picks Former Fed Chair For Treasury, Political Operative for OMB”

End-of-Year Tax Reduction Strategies and What to Expect for 2021

As we rapidly approach the end of 2020, it’s almost time to wrap on the types of moves that will make a difference for this year’s income taxes. Think carefully about the money you have made this year and what income tax bracket it puts you in; then, consider how your investments have performed. Taking … Continue reading “End-of-Year Tax Reduction Strategies and What to Expect for 2021”

What Signals Do Experts Use When Forecasting “Doom Days Ahead”?

The word “unprecedented” has been used extensively to refer to the way 2020 has unfolded. Between a global pandemic, one of the most heated presidential elections in recent memory, and race riots breaking out in every major American city, it has been quite a chaotic year. Experts may have a challenging time forecasting what direction … Continue reading “What Signals Do Experts Use When Forecasting “Doom Days Ahead”?”

25 Percent of Americans Don’t Know WHAT About Their Mortgage?

For many Americans, paying bills simply has become routine. In other words, we don’t really think as much about many of the bills we have on a monthly basis and instead set up automatic online payments or set reminders to take care of things at a certain period each month. While efficient, this isn’t always … Continue reading “25 Percent of Americans Don’t Know WHAT About Their Mortgage?”

What to do Until that Second Stimulus Check Arrives

You could make the argument that some sort of financial assistance has never been more important than it is now since the COVID-19 pandemic reached American shores. Cases are surging throughout the country, states are reimposing restrictions on certain businesses and activities to help curb the spread, and as a result, unemployment claims are almost … Continue reading “What to do Until that Second Stimulus Check Arrives”

The 3 Most Common Financial Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

As the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s going to be more important than ever to be vigilant with your finances. Most Americans were not at all prepared for the hardships they endured during the economic lockdowns — often due to poor but extremely common financial decisions. On this note, we thought it would … Continue reading “The 3 Most Common Financial Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)”

A Work From Home Tax: Is it a Real Possibility?

With COVID-19 cases rising nationally once again and more lockdowns either currently in place or becoming more imminent, one of the ideas that some have floated in order to keep the economy moving forward is the concept of a work from home tax. Specifically, the concept was put forth by Deutsche Bank as a way … Continue reading “A Work From Home Tax: Is it a Real Possibility?”

Biden Could Make America Poor Again Through HEAVY Taxation

President Donald Trump resurrected the American Dream by cutting taxes, reworking trade deals, and bringing back job opportunities. If Joe Biden wins the White House based on the Dec. 14 Electoral College vote, his tax policy could make America poor, again. The Biden tax plan bears a striking resemblance to debilitating policies of the Obama … Continue reading “Biden Could Make America Poor Again Through HEAVY Taxation”


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