Taxes

April 10, 2015

How Much House Can I Afford?

Your house is likely to be the biggest purchase you will make in your life, and you may spend years paying for it. Getting a mortgage […]
April 8, 2015

Low Gas Prices to Continue Into Summer

Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32% […]
March 31, 2015

Taxes 101: Basic Tax Terms Everyone Should Know

Roughly 83% of the returns processed by the IRS so far this tax season have resulted in refunds, at an average of $2,893 per check (down […]
March 30, 2015

401(k) Plan a Failure for Millions of Americans

For millions of Americans, the 401(k) plan is a miserable failure – it simply is not shielding enough people from financial struggles in their retirements, according […]
March 19, 2015

Credit Bureaus Will Offer Relief for Medial Debt

Big changes are coming for your credit report – eventually.  The 3 major credit reporting bureaus,Equifax, Experian and TransUnion, have agreed to make several significant changes over how […]
March 13, 2015

How Big is This Year's Average Tax Refund?

In the first 30 days of the tax season, the government processed over 48 million individual income tax returns. Forty million Americans, or 83% of those […]
March 12, 2015

2014 Tax Prep Cheat Sheet

It’s been about 2 months into tax season and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is reporting that over 40 million tax refunds worth $125 billion have […]
March 6, 2015

Reset Risk Worse than Expected for Underwater HELOCs

Home prices have not recovered enough to protect the states with high concentrations of home equity lines of credit whose rates are scheduled to reset in […]
March 5, 2015

ID Theft Is Down Despite Data Breaches

Despite a series of large-scale data breaches over the past two years, identity theft fell for the second consecutive year in a row in the U.S., […]