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Tax Season Officially Kicks Off


The IRS is ready for your tax returns. The deadline is still April 15, but free filing opportunities make it easy.

Received Social Security? You Need Bank Account or Debit Card

January 10, 2013

The government has reminded benefits recipients of a looming March 1 deadline for transitioning to electronic payment options, like prepaid debit cards.

Fiscal Cliff Just One Unfinished Reform

November 14, 2012

The fiscal cliff is front and center on the evening news, but there’s more financial legislation at risk, too.

Is Romney a Threat to CFPB?

October 15, 2012

Big changes are coming in the financial sector if Romney & Ryan win the White House. One of those changes is the repealing Dodd Frank, the bill that put into place CFPB.

What Can We Really Expect From Fiscal Cliff?

October 12, 2012

Do you think the fiscal cliff will occur? If it does, millions of Americans will lose the tax cuts that have kept them out of poverty.

Revisions in 2009 CARD Act

September 24, 2012

A poorly-worded clause in the 2009 CARD Act would eliminate problems securing a credit card by stay at home parents and possible domestic abuse victims.

Small Businesses Still Have Credit Woes

September 14, 2012

The economy has been especially difficult for small business owners around the nation. Now, new legislation could ease some of those burdens for owners.

Stupid Money Decisions: Proactive vs. Reactive

July 9, 2012

Every generation has its events that bond the human race. These days, everyone can relate to another’s financial plights. Still, there are things no one should be doing in “panic mode” when it comes to their finances .