Layering Your Bank Accounts

Layering Your Bank Accounts Time for the classic banking approach to make a comeback? For years, savings and checking accounts provided very little in the way of interest income. In our current inflationary times, however, interest rates are on the rise. What is also...

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Make Your Cash Worth More!

Make Your Cash Worth More! Banking tips to help you cash in Your cash is parked in a bank account. Do you know if it's making or losing you money? Here are some ideas to help you make the most of your banked cash: Understand your bank accounts. Not all bank accounts...

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Six Simple Ideas to Help Your Small Business

Six Simple Ideas to Help Your Small Business Here are six ideas to help your business grow and thrive this summer. Understand your cash flow. One of the biggest causes of business failure is lack of understanding cash flow. At the end of the day, you need enough cash...

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Money Management Tips for Couples

Money Management Tips for Couples Couples consistently report finances as the leading cause of stress in their relationship. Here are a few tips to avoid conflict with your long-term partner or spouse. Be transparent. Be honest with each other about your financial...

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Side Hustle Taxes

Side Hustle Taxes Don't forget the taxman! From supplementing their current income to replacing income that was lost because of layoffs, the pandemic or other reasons, many people have started side hustles over the past 2 years to help make ends meet. If you currently...

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Start Your Tax Planning NOW!

Start Your Tax Planning NOW! Keeping your taxes as low as possible requires paying attention to your financial situation throughout the year. Now that you’ve filed your 2021 tax return, here are some tips for getting a head start on tax planning for your 2022 return:...

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Making Your Home Office a Tax Deduction

Making Your Home Office a Tax Deduction The home office deduction is a great tax break for the millions of Americans who are now working from home, either occasionally or full-time. But there’s one huge catch…you can’t be an employee! That’s right, if you’re working...

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Make Your Child’s Summer Break a Tax Break

Make Your Child's Summer Break a Tax Break As a busy working parent, you may be on the lookout for activities that are available for your kids this summer. There may be a solution that’s also a tax break: Summer camp! Using the Child and Dependent Care Credit, you can...

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The Home Gain Exclusion: Make Sure You Qualify!

The Home Gain Exclusion: Make Sure You Qualify! Across the country, many homeowners are cashing out to multiples over list price, especially since one of the largest tax breaks available to most individuals is the ability to exclude up to $250,000 ($500,000 married)...

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Summer Jobs and Taxes

Summer Jobs and Taxes The tax man wants their share! Now is the time to prepare for the not-so-pleasant part of having a summer job – paying taxes! Here’s what you can expect depending on what type of job you have this summer. The employee. A job at a retail store or...

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