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Your Teen's Summer Job Could Trigger Tax Implications for Both of You

Mark Steber | Posted 10.07.2014 | Business
Mark Steber

Many things change when our children start working, let's look at the tax impact since those are clearer and certainly more readily explainable than other changes with our teenagers.

Tax Time: All The Ways Your Kids Can Save You Cash

GalTime | Posted 05.07.2014 | Parents
GalTime

As you start to gather your documents and tally your receipts for your taxes, don't forget to write off your kids! There are many tax breaks you can claim with Uncle Sam if you have children and some you may not even know about.

Innovative Programs to Help Seniors Age in Place

Alexis Abramson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.14.2013 | Fifty
Alexis Abramson, Ph.D.

For an aging person, the move to a skilled nursing facility is a costly one. Nationwide, the average annual cost of a semi-private room in a skilled nursing facility (nursing home) in 2011 was $78,110. And the cost is clearly rising.

What All Parents Should Know About Taxes

LearnVest | Posted 04.08.2013 | Parents
LearnVest

Taxes are inherently complicated. But when you throw a dependent (in your case, a kid) into the mix, things get even more complicated. The good news is that the government recognizes that children are a big responsibility.

Earning My Keep: Unpaid Labor is Still Work

Erika Christakis | Posted 08.26.2012 | Women
Erika Christakis

Unpaid labor helps to supports families and the communities they live in, it supports industry and it props up the global economy in myriad ways just as surely as the wage-earning jobs do.

Welfare Policy, Leg-Up Versus Hand-Out

Emily Henry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Emily Henry

Britain is criticized as being too lenient, too ready to hand out money first and ask questions later. America, on the other hand, forces people to jump through loops even to find out what help is available.