There is no doubt that paying taxes is a burden. But if your income is less than $58K, you may be eligible for free tax software or free tax preparation services. You might even be able to make money through the Earned Income Tax Credit.
There are two certainties in life: death and taxes (unless you’re a corporation). Our ever-changing tax code, however, is far from certain. Resident Financial Planner Sergio Garcia offers some oldie-but-goody tips, and gets you up-to-date on some big changes.
Are itemized tax deductions working for you? We make lots of choices based on the potential for taking a tax deduction, but it turns out that itemizing tax deductions isn’t always to your benefit!
Living with roommates not only makes great financial sense; it also has significant social and emotional benefits. But it’s not all rainbows and sunshine – there are certainly costs.
Being a successful renter means navigating the process of looking for the right place to live and knowing your rights once you do. This little guide will introduce you to some of the basics every renter should know.
Think of a renter’s insurance policy like those old MasterCard ads: “All My Stuff: $30,000. Renter’s Insurance: $300. Peace of Mind: Priceless.”
In many markets, there is still an abundant inventory of homes after the housing crisis of 2008. As a potential buyer, you will likely have many to choose from, so it is wise to shop around for the house that best fits your needs and your budget.
Buying a home can be the largest financial decision a person can make in their lifetime. Having said that, the decision to buy a home is rarely a purely financial one as many other personal factors play a role as well. For that reason, it’s important to consider the benefits and drawbacks of owning a home as well as the alternative option of renting.
A home is the most expensive purchase that most Americans will make. One must take into account many considerations, including the property’s amenities, the neighborhood, its vicinity to desirable locations such as employment and shopping, and, of course, price.
With a whirlwind of excitement and wedding planning, it’s easy to overlook topics that will impact the relationship for the long haul. Here are our top tips for marriage preparation based on our holistic financial approach. Click here to learn more.