Taxes

What You Need to Know Before Using Tax Software
January 20, 2014

What You Need to Know Before Using Tax Software

As April 15 starts its annual march toward us, and commercials for a variety of tax preparation services begin to air, you might be considering how to file your tax returns for this year. Whether you regularly defer to a tax professional, or regularly go at it yourself, armed with your W-2 and pen and […]

by Briana Fabbri
INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Ways to Get Prepared for April 15th Now
January 13, 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: 10 Ways to Get Prepared for April 15th Now

Don’t procrastinate. Get prepared for April 15th now.

by Briana Fabbri
Do I Need A Tax Professional?
December 9, 2013

Do I Need A Tax Professional?

As the year draws to a close, many consumers and business owners alike will begin thinking about prepping for next year’s tax returns. Although there are a host of self-serve services out there to help consumers file their own returns, we wanted to know when a consumer should take the jump and hire a tax […]

by Briana Fabbri
5 Questions Consumers Should Be Able To Answer About the FDIC
October 21, 2013

5 Questions Consumers Should Be Able To Answer About the FDIC

You read about the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation back in high school history class, and you probably hear the acronym quickly rattled off at the end of TV commercials, or see the sign in the window of your bank. But what exactly does the FDIC do for everyday consumers like you and me? Let’s run […]

by Briana Fabbri
Personal Finance News
November 13, 2012

Personal Finance News Round-Up for Tuesday, November 13, 2012

  Here’s a review of top personal finance stories, columns and studies from publications, websites and blogs across the country. Investors wary of “Fiscal Cliff” As the “fiscal cliff” approaches, investors are wondering what will happen if we tumble over the edge. A combination of tax increases and spending cuts totaling $700 billion could take […]

by Briana Fabbri
Mortgage FAQ
September 5, 2012

6 Frequently Asked Questions About Reverse Mortgages

  1. What is a Reverse Mortgage? A reverse mortgage is a loan product available to homeowners of at least 62 years of age. These mortgages allow the homeowner to convert part of the equity in their home into cash. With a regular mortgage, you make monthly payments to a lender to buy your house […]

by Briana Fabbri
Social Security Checks
May 18, 2012

Do You Know How Much Your Social Security Checks Will Be?

  Almost everyone who works in the U.S. pays money to the Social Security system. Unfortunately, the vast majority of workers have no idea how much they will get back when they retire. Do you? Here are the important details to understand about how you qualify, what you qualify for, and how to calculate your […]

by Briana Fabbri

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