When you lose your job, you may have to put yourself on a financial diet. Just as losing weight is simple if you eat less (and exercise more), staying afloat financially is simple if you spend less. Is this process going to be easy? No, of course not. But it can be done with a little self-discipline, some creativity, and a lot of planning.Continue reading
When you refinance your mortgage, you take out a new home loan and use some or all of the proceeds to pay off the existing one.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the due date for filing federal income tax returns and making tax payments has been postponed by the IRS from Wednesday, April 15, 2020, to Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Continue reading
Welcoming a new baby into your family is full of special moments & memories. It can also raise lots of new financial questions. Continue reading
Many Millennials are stressed with their current financial condition. According to Insider and Morning Consul, 72% of millennials struggle with anxiety over undergrad debt. Adding a car loan, phone service, rent, food and other living expense to the monthly expenses can easily become overwhelming. Continue reading
Downsizing is one reason you may be seeking a new career. Reaching a professional plateau is another. The fact is, many people change careers, sometimes more than once. With proper planning, you can start a fulfilling new career without sacrificing your financial security. Continue reading
The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA), which passed in December 2017, made fundamental changes to the U.S. tax code, and 2018 returns were the first time most taxpayers could see the practical impact of these changes.
In an April 2019 Gallup poll, 43% of Americans said they were unsure how the new tax law affected them personally.
What makes you the happiest? What do you want to be remembered for? These are all important questions we all must ask ourselves at some point in our lives. Continue reading
Our recent government shutdown has been a wake-up call for many people and shows how volatile our income and savings can be. Even if you don’t have a government job, does the possibility of an unplanned bill keep you up at night? Continue reading