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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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