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The Secret Way Congress Cuts Your Tax Breaks

In the end, the tax code is a labyrinth, and MAGI is just one of its many twists and turns. By shedding light on these hidden aspects, we can empower ourselves as taxpayers and advocate for a more transparent and equitable tax system.

Mar 07, 2024 02:02 PM EST


Five Tax-Savvy Moves to Kickstart Your New Year Right

The key to successful tax planning is staying informed and being proactive. So, why not add these tips to your New Year's resolutions?

Feb 28, 2024 12:30 PM EST


Why You Need to Know About New 2024 HSA Contribution Limits

HSAs are the holy grail of tax savings ...

Feb 21, 2024 02:03 PM EST


Taxes

Tax Planning 101: Your Roadmap to Keeping More of Your Money

Taxes are all about knowing the right moves to make ...

Feb 16, 2024 01:40 PM EST


Unveiling the Secret Savings Strategies of High-Rollers

Unveiling the Secret Savings Strategies of High-Rollers

Rich people frequently have different retirement demands than average people. Find out how much money is saved by those with high incomes and how to get your savings in order.

Feb 10, 2024 05:08 PM EST


Rising Costs Push Americans Deeper into Credit Card Debt

Rising Costs Push Americans Deeper into Credit Card Debt

Even if the US economy is doing well overall, some citizens have depleted their savings and accrued large credit card debt as a result of fighting inflation for more than two years.

Feb 07, 2024 07:02 AM EST


Financial Planning

10 Foolproof Steps to Start Investing Now - Even If You're a Complete Beginner

Before you dive headfirst into the deep end, take a moment to consider why you want to invest. Are you saving for retirement, hoping to buy a house, or funding your kids' college education?

Feb 05, 2024 05:54 PM EST


Can Apple's 4.5% APY Beat Your Bank?

Can Apple's 4.5% APY Beat Your Bank?

A lot of consumers went to savings accounts last spring to assist offset growing borrowing expenses in the face of high (and rising) interest rates. You were probably going to make far more money if you opened a high-yield savings account or certificate of deposit (CD) than if you had just kept your money in a conventional savings account, which still has an annual percentage rate (APY) of less than 0.50%. The electronics company Apple and its high-yield savings account for eligible Apple Care members attracted a lot of depositors during this period.

Jan 31, 2024 10:47 AM EST


Debt

Escape the Debt Trap: Proven Strategies to Get Out of Debt Fast!

I was once in your shoes, drowning in a sea of college loans and credit card debt. But I got out, here's how.

Jan 25, 2024 03:23 PM EST


Bitcoin train Choo Choo

How to Invest in Bitcoin for Beginners

We won't spend too much time explaining why Bitcoin is booming right now - you can read this here - but I'll give you a hint: It has something to do with the fact ...

Jan 25, 2024 12:29 PM EST


2024 Tax Season Could Bring Fatter Refunds - Here's Why

2024 Tax Season Could Bring Fatter Refunds - Here's Why

When government benefits from the pandemic-era expired last year and they received a lesser tax return check, many Americans were taken aback. What the public may anticipate this year is a question that is raised by that unpleasant revelation.

Jan 24, 2024 10:50 AM EST


Inflation & Potential Social Security Tax Hits in 10 States

Inflation & Potential Social Security Tax Hits in 10 States

Over 15 million Americans over 65 who are in poverty have considered Social Security as a lifeline, as they are lifted out of it each year by the program, according to the Center for Budget and Policy Priorities.

Jan 24, 2024 05:58 AM EST


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