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February 16, 2011

In The Know … Tax Season 2011

As a result of the late-breaking tax legislation signed into law at the end of December, the IRS announced that taxpayers who itemize deductions and those claiming […]
February 9, 2011

What Is the U.S. Government's Credit Score?

What would happen if the federal government were subjected to the same standards as its citizens and assigned a credit score?  While the credit rating agencies […]
February 1, 2011

What Causes Businesses to Fail?

Statistics from the Small Business Administration (SBA) show that “two-thirds of new employer establishments survive at lease two years, and 44 percent survive at least four […]
January 24, 2011

Plan to Be More Financially Fit in 2011

A recent TransUnion survey on consumers’ 2011 financial goals found that two out of three consumers said they plan to improve their financial position this year. […]
January 18, 2011

Invitations to an IRS Audit

It’s that time of year … Tax Season is upon us.  If you aren’t thinking about a tax audit, maybe you should be. They can be […]
January 13, 2011

A Friendly Reminder: Check Your Credit Report

It’s the start of a new year – the perfect time to begin to get your finances in order.  The first step should be to request […]
January 4, 2011

Here's to Better Financial Health in 2011 …

With the fresh start of 2011, many Americans have set forth a new year’s goal to better manage their finances.  “It’s a popular goal because people […]
December 30, 2010

Successful New Year's Resolutions

Many people view New Year’s Day as a fresh beginning as it is the start of a new year full of potential and promise. We celebrate […]
December 22, 2010

Festive Facts & Figures – Holiday Edition

Ever wonder how much time we devote to celebrating the winter holidays? According to the latest Consumer Reports Holiday Shopping Poll, the average American expects to […]