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Gardner Breaks Promise on Birth Control

Jason Salzman | Posted 06.08.2015 | Denver
Jason Salzman

Last year, then U.S. Senate candidate Cory Gardner had a nice-sounding proposal: offer birth control over the counter, easy and quick. But as journalists pointed out, Gardner's plan would be more expensive for women.

Flexible Spending Accounts, Commuter Benefits Cut Your Taxes

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.15.2014 | Money
Jason Alderman

For millions of Americans, 2015 open enrollment for employer-provided benefits is right around the corner. While it may be tempting to simply opt for the same coverage you have this year, doing so could cost you hundreds -- or thousands -- of dollars in tax savings.

Don't Lose Your FSA Dollars

Mark Steber | Posted 02.03.2014 | Money
Mark Steber

You, and many American taxpayers, may be in danger of leaving some of your hard-earned money on the table and otherwise losing some tax benefits you otherwise deserve and can get quite easily.

Don't Leave Tax Breaks on the Table

Jason Alderman | Posted 12.23.2013 | Business
Jason Alderman

If someone told you there's a way for you to potentially save hundreds -- if not thousands -- of dollars on your income taxes by simply spending a few minutes reviewing your benefits and tax paperwork, would you think it sounds like a late-night TV marketing scam? It's not.

Last Minute Ways to Trim Your Taxes

Jason Alderman | Posted 02.04.2013 | Money
Jason Alderman

From now until New Year's is probably when you have the least amount of time to spare on mundane financial bookkeeping tasks. But if you can dedicate a few minutes to review your benefits and tax paperwork, you might be able to shave hundreds -- or even thousands -- of dollars off your 2012 taxes.

6 Ways To Spend Your Remaining FSA Dollars... In Under An Hour!

Manisha Thakor | Posted 02.14.2012 | Women
Manisha Thakor

Yes, you heard that correctly. I'm encouraging you to SPEND!

Top 5 Health Expenses You Didn't Know Could Be Tax-Free

Manisha Thakor | Posted 02.05.2012 | Women
Manisha Thakor

Saving more and paying less in taxes while simultaneously taking care of your health is a surefire prescription for increased happiness!

4 Ways You Are Losing Money On Health Insurance (And How To Fix It)

Manisha Thakor | Posted 12.20.2011 | Women
Manisha Thakor

Participating in a health care FSA is like standing in line at the pharmacy with a basket of goods you have to purchase and having someone hand you a coupon for up to 40 percent off. Use it!

Uncle Sam Can Help With Summer Camp Costs

Manisha Thakor | Posted 10.01.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

Ask a working parent how they feel about summer and you may be surprised. Thoughts of beaches, barbeques, and balmy days at the ballpark are often overshadowed by something much less exotic -- concerns about childcare.

4 Ways Healthcare Reform Will Affect Your FSA

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

These days it feels like change is the only constant. As working Americans prepare for open enrollment - the annual window where you can make key ele...

Cut Your Taxes

Jason Alderman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jason Alderman

For many, mid-November through New Year's Day is a blur of activity when important tasks get ignored. Who has time to review their benefits and tax pa...

FSAs: One of the Best-Kept Financial Secrets

Manisha Thakor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Manisha Thakor

In today's economy, millions of hard-working Americans are struggling to make ends meet. In this kind of environment it's vital to stretch every dollar as far as you can. Here's how FSAs can help you do that