The Most Common IRS Penalties and How to Avoid Them

No one looks forward to tax season, especially if you know you are going to owe money. If you are in the boat, you want to make sure you avoid any penalties that may force you to cough up even more cash. Here are some of the most common penalties [...]

By |2017-09-14T15:48:14-08:00September 14th, 2017|Finance|Comments Off on The Most Common IRS Penalties and How to Avoid Them

Why You Might Want To Consider Investing In Commercial Real Estate

Have you recently come into some money? Perhaps inherited a hefty amount from your great- great grandmother?If so, now might be the perfect time to consider investing in some commercial real estate as there are many benefits in doing so. In fact, commercial real estate is something that could pay [...]

By |2017-09-14T08:51:25-08:00September 13th, 2017|Real Estate|Comments Off on Why You Might Want To Consider Investing In Commercial Real Estate

Defining Student Loan Forgiveness And If It Is Taxable

A common borrower question is if they are in a student loan forgiveness program will they be taxed. The tricky part of this question is determining what the borrower means by “student loan forgiveness.” There are a lot of different programs out there that fit underneath this umbrella term. Here [...]

By |2017-09-12T14:53:22-08:00September 12th, 2017|Student Loans|Comments Off on Defining Student Loan Forgiveness And If It Is Taxable

Is It Possible To Have A $0 Payment With Income-Driven Repayment Plans?

I know, it sounds crazy. But believe it or not, it is possible to have an income-driven repayment plan that offers a $0 monthly payment. But there are certain factors that need to align for you to achieve this. Let’s first take a look at the different income-driven plans currently [...]

By |2017-09-07T11:52:45-08:00September 7th, 2017|Student Loans|Comments Off on Is It Possible To Have A $0 Payment With Income-Driven Repayment Plans?

Is There A Way To Reduce Your ATM Fees?

Fees, fees, everywhere you look are fees, right? From your checking account to your ATM card it seems like there is never a break.And like anything else, fees for ATMs can accumulate quickly, but there are ways you can manage and keep them low or non-existent. It basically comes down [...]

By |2017-09-06T13:52:06-08:00September 6th, 2017|Finance|Comments Off on Is There A Way To Reduce Your ATM Fees?

Should You Pay Off Your Student Loan Quickly?

Did you know that in the last decade, the student loan debt in this country has grown to more than $833 billion and has reached an all-time high of $1.4 trillion?This according to global information services company Experian who said in a recent statement that it analyzed data from its consumer [...]

By |2017-09-05T09:04:12-08:00September 5th, 2017|Student Loans|Comments Off on Should You Pay Off Your Student Loan Quickly?

5 Things All Contractors Want New Home Buyers to Know

If you are one of those prospective home buyers that is already thinking about the upgrades on your new home, you may need to pump the brakes. Don’t forget that until you have the keys in your hand and you are the official owner of the residence, you cannot go [...]

By |2017-09-01T13:37:32-08:00September 4th, 2017|Lifestyle|Comments Off on 5 Things All Contractors Want New Home Buyers to Know

What Happens If Your Credit Or Debit Card Is Stolen?

Was your credit card stolen? No doubt about it, credit and debit cards certainly make life easier to buy what you need, when you need it. They also make personal banking, shopping, paying bills, and managing personal finances a breeze. However, what happens when/if your cards get lost or are [...]

By |2017-09-05T10:13:03-08:00September 1st, 2017|Finance|Comments Off on What Happens If Your Credit Or Debit Card Is Stolen?