In case you need to evacuate this hurricane season or prepare for any disaster, here is a list of documents you should bring with you. This checklist includes key financial documents such as tax returns, titles, deeds, insurance policies, and other essential items. Also, keep in mind the list also includes non-financial items such as resumes, licenses, transcripts and other items just in case you need to search for a job or transition to a new location. [Read more…]
You receive the news many of us hate to hear – you owe the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)! So what should you do? [Read more…]
At payday, many of us begin budgeting from our net pay. We often neglect to consider how we can make adjustments to increase our take home pay or even review what is actually being deducted. As a result, we may settle for certain taxes, deductions, and other payments which may not benefit us at all.
Do you know you can increase your take home pay by making necessary adjustments to your tax withholding? [Read more…]
If you were fortunate, your parents wrote a big healthy check toward your college expenses and provided you with sound advice during your time in college. However, if you were anything like me, you may have been dropped off to college with only sound advice! And we all know, sound advice doesn’t pay for college! [Read more…]
If things seem a bit tight or finances are weighing you down, you have to understand it will not always be this way.
I know firsthand. While in college, I made financial mistake after financial mistake. If it wasn’t the mall calling my name, a night out with my girls, or just living beyond my means, I always found myself spending money I didn’t have. After graduating from college, it finally dawned on me; I had to make some financial changes. [Read more…]