Could you be filing your taxes for free?


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. 

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Taxes, the remix: What’s new and different this year, plus some solid tips for every year


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. 


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To Rent or to Buy? That is the Question!

Community-Ladders-The-Ladder-housing-rent-or-buyBuying 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.

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So, You Want to Purchase a Home?

Community-Ladders-The-Ladder-housing-to-consider-detailsA 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. 


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