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New Retirement Fund Option: MyRA

by Miranda Marquit February 3, 2014

During his 2014 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama unveiled a plan designed to encourage more people to save for retirement. The new account is called a MyRA, and it’s designed to be a sort of Roth IRA lite. Before you rush to open you account, however, you need to understand what it [...]

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When Will I Get My Tax Refund?

by January 31, 2014

If you file your taxes with the IRS EFile, or with an tax software program that files your taxes online for you, then you are in luck – you will generally receive your tax refund much more quickly than if you file your taxes by mail. The reason is that electronic tax returns are easier [...]

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How to File Your Federal Taxes Online For Free

by January 31, 2014

Tax season is open! If you still haven’t filed your taxes yet, you may be able to do so for free by using the tips in this article. I highly recommend using e-file when you file your taxes because your tax return is processed at least twice as quickly as a paper tax return. You [...]

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Say “No” to the 40 Year Mortgage

by Kevin Mercadante January 27, 2014

As a way to increase mortgage affordability, mortgage lenders are beginning to resurrect the 40 year mortgage. Not that it was ever that popular during the housing boom of the early 2000’s, but it is now seen as a way to enable more borrowers to qualify for mortgages, and in higher loan amounts. But no [...]

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Self-Employed? Don’t Forget to Pay Your State Taxes

by Miranda Marquit January 24, 2014

When I first started my freelancing business, I didn’t have a clue about taxes. I didn’t pay quarterly estimated taxes and was hit hard the first time I started making a reasonable amount of money. On top of that, I hadn’t even thought about my state taxes. The next year, I paid my federal taxes [...]

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Traditional and Roth IRA Contribution Limits

by January 14, 2014

One of the best ways to save for retirement is with an Individual Retirement Arrangement, or IRA. Because of the great tax advantages, the IRS places maximum contribution limits on IRAs. These caps are set by Congress, and can change from time to time. The IRS recently announced the 2014 Traditional and Roth IRA contribution [...]

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How to Invest in Dividend Stocks for as Little as $10

by John Schroeder January 13, 2014

Believe it or not, investing in dividend stocks does not take a huge initial investment to start. I use to think that it took thousands and thousands of dollars to get started in the stock market. While most methods for accumulating stock (i.e. online broker) require larger sums of money to get started, there are [...]

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