My teenage daughter just got her driver’s license. Will my auto insurance rates go up?February 19, 2014
The short answer is: yes. Anytime you add an extra driver to your policy, your rates will increase. However...Continue Reading My teenage daughter just got her driver’s license. Will my auto insurance rates go up?
“Risk Off” Trade Returns…Remain CalmFebruary 11, 2014 Continue Reading “Risk Off” Trade Returns…Remain Calm
Married Filing Jointly or Separately? The Choice Is YoursFebruary 5, 2014
If you are married, you generally have a choice of filing your federal income tax return(s) as married filing jointly (MFJ) or as married filing separately (MFS). Because of a number of special rules, your combined tax will often be lower if you file married filing jointly than if you file married filing separately, but that is not always the case. You should generally calculate your tax both ways to determine which filing status results in the lower total tax.Continue Reading Married Filing Jointly or Separately? The Choice Is Yours
The Impact of Health-Care Costs on Social SecurityJanuary 29, 2014
For many retirees and their families, Social Security provides a dependable source of income. In fact, for the majority of retirees, Social Security accounts for at least half of their income (Source: Fast Facts & Figures About Social Security, 2013). However, more of that income is being spent on health-related costs each year, leaving less available for other retirement expenses.Continue Reading The Impact of Health-Care Costs on Social Security