If you are one of the 16.5 million people who rely on contingent or alternative work arrangements, you need to pay close attention to your finances in order to make up for any gaps in earnings that may occur between jobs. We explain in this Question of the Week.
Though you may not have given much thought to your financial future when you were in college, you have new financial challenges and goals to consider. We guide you through some in this Question of the Week.
If you’re saving for college, retirement, or a large purchase, it can be useful to quickly calculate how an anticipated annual rate of return will affect your money over time. We explain the Rule of 72 in this week’s Financial Tip.
When you calculate the real return on your investments, it’s important to take two important factors into consideration – taxes and inflation. We explain in this Question of the Week.
If you’ve just discovered a BIG mistake on your tax return this year, we explain the steps to take to correct the situation QUICKLY in this week’s Tax Tip.
There is no magic formula to determine how much you or your child should borrow for college. But there is such a thing as borrowing too much. We explain in this Question of the Week.
If you follow financial news, you’ve probably heard many references to “the Fed” along the lines of “the Fed held interest rates,” or “market watchers are wondering what the Fed will do next.” So what exactly is the Fed and what does it do? We explain in our Question of the Week.
If you are due a tax refund, you can check the status online. We explain in this Question of the week.
Are you going to start paying higher education costs? You might qualify for a tax credit. Find out in this week’s Tax Tip.
If you have a second home in a resort area, or if you have been considering acquiring a second home or vacation home, you may have questions about how rental income is taxed for a part-time vacation-home rental. We explain in this week’s Tax Tip.