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Your Midyear Financial Checkup

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.30.2015 | Business
Jason Alderman

The summer months allow most of us a chance to slow down and catch up -- on relaxation, on chores and with a bit of scheduling and focus, on our money goals.

Now That Your Tax Return Is Filed, What's Next?

Mike Branch, CFP | Posted 06.22.2015 | Money
Mike Branch, CFP

According to the IRS, the average taxpayer takes about 13 hours to complete their federal income tax return. If you are self-employed or a small business, the average jumps to 24 hours! That's a day from hell that you probably don't need to relive.

Should You Adjust Your Tax Withholding?

Jason Alderman | Posted 06.25.2012 | Money
Jason Alderman

Your goal should be to receive little or no tax refund next year. Better to use that money throughout the year to pay down credit card balances or other debt, build emergency savings, beef up your retirement plan contributions or invest it.

Obama Is Treating Friends Like Enemies and Enemies Like Friends

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Fauntroy

Bush never treated his base as contemptuously as Obama deals with liberals. He responded to tax cut criticism by dismissing his critics as sanctimonious and fixated on purist policymaking. This unproductive response is part of a trend.