Find us someone who likes to pay taxes and we’ll show you someone who, well, let’s face it, nobody likes to pay taxes. Of course, if you were to tell someone that the IRS is going to cut them a check, they’ll look at you cross eyed and say that you’re full of it.
For the average American consumer, retiring on 100% of your pre-retirement income is unrealistic at best. More than likely you will need to rely on a combination of retirement savings, any assets and investments that you might have, a pension if you have one and Social Security in order to get by. Whatever your situation [...]
When you consider that nearly 60% of the graduating class of 2011/12 have over $26,000 apiece in student loan debt, you begin (just begin) to realize the depth of the student loan crisis in the United States. Understanding the options that you have for paying off this debt, and paying it off as [...]
So you’ve plucked up the courage to leave your job behind, or simply managed to secure a little time off to get away. Of course, you’ll want to carry as little luggage as possible — maybe a couple of lightweight suitcases — and avoid paying excess luggage charges. But packing just the essentials [...]
Many entrepreneurs spend an awful lot of time on the road and, if you’re one of them, you know how grueling it can be. The tips below were gathered from entrepreneurs all over the country and, if you’re like them and you travel a lot, they should help you to make your travel a little [...]
Divorce can, obviously, lead to a lot of emotional strain, but it unfortunately can cause a lot of financial problems as well. Shared accounts, cosigned loans and communal assets that once were a source of pride are now a major source of [...]
It’s nice to go out and eat once in a while, isn’t it? Letting someone else prepare, serve and clean up after a good meal, while you have a nice conversation with friends and family, can be very enjoyable. It can also be quite costly.
Today of course there are apps for practically [...]
If you’re like most typical Americans you do most of your shopping during one or two days of the week and, if you’re looking to save money, that’s a habit you need to change.
The fact is that the typical American tends to spend the most money on Saturdays, according to a recent Gallop poll, [...]
There is a new “sharing economy” going on across the United States that means lower prices for people looking to rent lots of different items as well as extra cash for the owners of those items.
One of the best examples is FlightCar, a service that lets automobile owners rent out their cars when they’re [...]
If you have a 401(k) plan through your employer there are a number of things that you really need to know about it in order to take advantage of it as much as possible. Read about them below.
Rolling over your 401(k) when you leave your employer is not a taxable event, even though many [...]