A simple strategy that could lower your credit card debt is something most people don't consider
Most households in the US carry over $50,000 in debt -- but an expert says there is a simple way to cut back.
How to Settle Your (Credit Card) Debt: 6 Steps
I get this question a lot, a WHOLE lot: “Tiffany, how do I settle my credit card debt?” If you have credit card debt and you want to settle it (pay less than what is owed), here’s how… Preface: I wrote this article assuming that you are behind on your credit card payment [...]
What Gene Wilder's Death Can Teach You About Estate Planning
Gene Wilder, who died Aug 29th at age 83 from complications due to Alzheimer’s disease, kept his illness hidden from most people for at least three years. Is this a common approach? What have you seen in your practice in how to deal with these issues? What are some “red flags” to be watchful of …
Why choose a CPA for all your tax needs?
Everyone knows about CPAs, right? Although you may often hear friends talk about meeting with their CPAs at tax time or when they need critical advice, in fact many people are not...
10 things real estate appraisers won’t tell you
The aftermath of the real estate bust has made life tougher for appraisers—and their customers are feeling the impact.
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How can I get an 8% return on my investment?
You can't control market returns. You're better off focusing on the things you can control: how much you save and spend, how you divvy up your savings between stocks and bonds and how much of your return you give up to investment expenses.
This Chart Tells You How Basic Investment Accounts are Taxed
Investing isn’t nearly as intimidating as it seems. But all of the tax rules for different investing accounts can be overwhelming. The folks at Bankrate break down the basics in one simple chart.
How Spouses Can Maximize Social Security Benefits
But first, couples need to understand how it works.
How to File an Amended Income Tax Return with Form 1040X
Instances in which you may need to file an amended tax return. Sometimes you find something after you file that should have been included.