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Capital Gains and Selling Employee Stock: What you Don’t Know CAN Hurt you
Wed, 05/7/14 | 8 Comments
Capital Gains and Selling Employee Stock: What you Don’t Know CAN Hurt you

A while back, we covered capital gains tax basics. One thing I didn’t get in to that I thought deserved a post all of its own is capital gains on employee stock units – you …

Capital Gains Taxes 101: For Anyone who Buys and Sells Investments
Wed, 03/19/14 | 12 Comments
Capital Gains Taxes 101: For Anyone who Buys and Sells Investments

Capital gains tax rules do not make for a particularly thrilling topic.
But… seeing that this is a personal finance blog geared towards young professionals and we should all be investing as early as possible, capital …

Are You and Your Employer Paying Too Much for Health Insurance? Here’s How to Find Out
Wed, 03/5/14 | 13 Comments
Are You and Your Employer Paying Too Much for Health Insurance? Here’s How to Find Out

Want to know what your employer is paying for your health insurance and find out if they (and consequently you) are paying too much?
Just check out your W2, box 12, code DD. I’ll show you …

Your Guide to 2013 Tax Return Domination
Wed, 02/12/14 | 6 Comments
Your Guide to 2013 Tax Return Domination

I just received my W2, and now it’s a waiting game for the rest of those 1099′s (is it just me or do they seem to be coming slower every year now?).
I aim to file my …

Going to School? Take Advantage of these Education Tax Credits & Deductions in 2013 & 2014
Mon, 02/3/14 | 7 Comments
Going to School? Take Advantage of these Education Tax Credits & Deductions in 2013 & 2014

The readership here is heavy on those completing school for the first time and going back to school to further their education.
The good news is that if you’re paying for school (for yourself or others), …

2014 Energy Tax Credit Details
Mon, 01/13/14 | 3 Comments
2014 Energy Tax Credit Details

Energy Tax Credits
Before I cover the 2014 energy tax credits, first an update on last year’s energy tax credits that you might not have known about and could help you out on your tax return.
Remember …


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