Maximize Your Federal Tax Withholding Allowance And Keep Your Own Money

In 2013, over 50% of all Americans will receive a tax refund.  The majority of those receiving a tax refund claim that they will use it to pay off debt.  Somehow, we have associated a refund with something positive, while owing taxes is perceived as something you should avoid at all costs.  This misconception is […]

The Fiscal Cliff [Infographic]

Today’s financial infographic deals with a VERY important issue facing the nation this year – the fiscal cliff. By the end of 2012, several tax cuts are set to expire while other tax increases are set to begin. The temporary payroll tax cut will end (2% reduction in take home pay), certain breaks for businesses […]

The State of Social Security – Midweek Infographic

In the last couple of years, several Ponzi schemes have graced the front pages of newspapers and magazines. Bernie Madoff managed to make billions disappear, a few months ago a Chicago commodities trader was convicted of the same and just two weeks ago, $200 million went missing from another firm. The state of the fudiciary […]