Tax Prep Tips: What Do I Need to Know to File Successfully?

by Hal Bundrick 20. February 2014
Filing your 2013 taxes means digging through your calendar, rustling up a bunch of receipts and trying to account for everything that might qualify as a valid deduction or tax credit. To help nudge you in the right direction, here are some legal loopholes you may want to take advantage of. Remember Job Search Deductions If you landed a new job last year – in your same occupation – you can generally deduct the expenses that exceed 2% of your adjusted gross income. That can include emp... [More]

How to Be More Productive

by Stacy Tharp 7. January 2014
Time is something that always seems to get away from us, and something we have absolutely no control over. We do, however, have control over how we use that time. Here are some tips on how to be more productive and make the most of your time. [More]

4 Financial Mistakes Newlyweds Make

by Stacy Tharp 6. November 2013
One of the biggest decisions newlyweds have to make is how to go about combining their bank accounts. This decision requires a lot of discussion around personal money habits and short- and long-term financial goals. Depending on the couple, this conversation may be short and sweet or it may be excruciatingly long and painful. I hate to be the bearer of bad news, but this money discussion will not be your last. No, not even close. It is important that you regroup on a regular basis to discuss you... [More]

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