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New Baby On The Way? 7 Money Moves To Make Now

Having a baby is a financial decision, and it’s critical to plan accordingly

The value of a human life will always be more than any price you can…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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How Your Student Loan Debt Can Reduce Your Tax Bill by at Least $2,500

Part 1 - The 411 on student loan tax breaks

That means that many borrowers may not be aware of all of the tax breaks…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Tax Planning Basics: Four Ways to Reduce Your Taxes

Use some of these strategies to keep more of your money

The goal of tax planning is to arrange your financial affairs so that you pay…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Take Advantage of Business Depreciation Write-Offs for Your Small Business

First-year small businesses could save up to $125,000

Have you heard about the beneficent first year of business depreciation tax write-off that’s tailor-made…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Year-End Tax Planning Tips

Use this time to get on the right financial foot

The end of the year is the perfect time to get your taxes in order.

By Sheiresa Ngo

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4 Tips To Help Your Business Avoid Payroll Pitfalls

This is an area of business that, if not done properly, can reap harsh consequences

Whether you own a restaurant, an engineering firm, a tech startup or any other type…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Five Tax Tips For Writing Off Vacations for Your Business

Combining business with pleasure can pay off

Check out these tax strategies for small business owners to help save money by deducting…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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New Tax Tool Helps LGBT Couples With Filings To Avoid Costly Mistakes

Online resource offers state-by-state guidance

Tax law remains one of the most complex and nuanced issues impacting the LGBT community

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Green Tax Credit Extension

If you missed the deadline for making energy-efficient home improvements in time for the 2010…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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How to Prepare For an Audit

Here's what to do when the tax man pays a visit

Here’s how to handle this unpleasant surprise—along with pointers on avoiding an audit in the…

By Leslie E. Royal

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5 Steps to a Richer 2011

Reaching your financial goals starts with getting a clear picture of where you are. Here's what to do NOW!

The holiday shopping season is over and the New Year has begun. Reaching your financial…

By Alfred Edmond, Jr.

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6 Ways Your Taxes Could Increase in 2011

What to expect if the Bush Tax Cuts expire

If the Bush Tax Cuts expire, the child tax credit will be reduced and capital…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Eight Tips For the Suddenly Wealthy

A checklist for managing an unexpected windfall of cash

If you’ve gone from drowning in debt to swimming in loot, these eight tips will…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Money Matters: College Savings Vehicles

Sending a nephew to college

Last December, I became the primary caregiver of my late sister’s 5-year-old son. I’m currently…

By John Simons

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