22-Aug-2017

IRS: The Perfect Agency That Never Makes Mistakes

Obviously the IRS can never make a mistake or be in error, and so you would never see letters that..

17-Aug-2017

Emergency Preparedness

Aside from buckets of food that will last 25 years and other doomsday products (yes, that’s a real thing), there..

15-Aug-2017

New Job, Old 401(k)

So congrats, you’ve got a new job and you’re excited (or you’re really good at acting like it!) but what..

08-Aug-2017

Summertime, and the Tax Planning is Easy . . .

Summertime, and the livin’ is easy . . . Fish are jumpin’ and the cotton is high . . ...

03-Aug-2017

Retirement Savings

45% of working-age households don’t have any retirement assets, according to the National Institute on Retirement Security (NIRS), a non-partisan..

01-Aug-2017

The Pain of Cosigning

Cosigning a loan is a terrible, terrible idea, especially for a friend or family member.  Really, it’s just the worst..

27-Jul-2017

This Is What A Credit Score Is

Do you understand what a credit score is?  Most people don’t, except that they know they have one and that..

25-Jul-2017

Adoption Tax Credits

Are you adopting this year?  That’s a big deal: it’s a huge life and financial commitment.  From the perspective of..

20-Jul-2017

Diets and Taxes, A Glossary

We present a glossary of tax terms that may help you, with an odd example based on a diet, just..

18-Jul-2017

HSA limits announced

The inflation-adjusted limits for contributions to health savings accounts have been announced by the IRS. A single taxpayer in 2018..