Credit Cards Vs. Debit Cards: Why Millennials are Choosing the Wrong One
Mon, 09/15/14 | 22 Comments

According to a Bankrate survey, 63% of millennials do not have a credit card, opting for debit cards or cash instead. This compares to 35% of adults over age 30.
What’s the deal? The survey didn’t …

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Expiration of Bush Tax Cuts? Romney Vs. Obama on Dividend & Capital Gains Tax Rates
October 1, 2012 | 11 Comments
Expiration of Bush Tax Cuts? Romney Vs. Obama on Dividend & Capital Gains Tax Rates

One of the most hotly debated political issues of the last few years has been on whether or not the Bush Era tax cuts on dividend and capital gains tax rates should continue or expire. …

Help! My Health Insurer won’t Pay the Bill!
September 26, 2012 | 14 Comments
Help! My Health Insurer won’t Pay the Bill!

My Health Insurer is Not Paying the Bill
I am willing to bet that many of you have encountered a situation where you noticed an error in your medical bill, but your health insurer delays in …

2013 Child Tax Credit of $1,000 Extended
September 25, 2012 | 9 Comments
2013 Child Tax Credit of $1,000 Extended

The Child Tax Credit Extended into 2013 & Beyond
The full $1,000 Child Tax Credit has now been extended through 2013 and beyond due to the fiscal cliff deal, signed in to law on Jan 3, …

The Retirement Crisis that Could Lead to a Zombie Apocalypse
September 24, 2012 | 31 Comments
The Retirement Crisis that Could Lead to a Zombie Apocalypse

The U.S. Retirement Crisis
There has been increasing chatter lately about a need for reforming 401K’s in lieu of what is undoubtedly going to be a retirement crisis of epic proportions.
Didn’t realize a crisis was looming? …

Don’t Pay for your Utility Company’s Green Energy Program (or Trust Super PACs)
September 19, 2012 | 11 Comments
Don’t Pay for your Utility Company’s Green Energy Program (or Trust Super PACs)

Here’s a fun little story, regardless of what state you reside in. Corporate greed and manipulation seem to be somewhat universal themes. This one will actually save you some money, if you’ve been suckered by …

Charitable Tax Deductions & the Ambiguous Donation Receipt
September 17, 2012 | 22 Comments
Charitable Tax Deductions & the Ambiguous Donation Receipt

Prior to my current day job, I worked in fundraising for a 501(c)3 charitable organization.
In that role, the most common questions I received were around tax deductions and donation receipts.
“Do I have to have a …


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