Most wedding-friendly and cost-effective places to get married in 2020

Are you looking to tie the knot any time soon? It could be costly as you probably already know. From ceremonies to receptions to rings and more you need a lot of money in the bank. Whether you want a big bash with all the pomp and circumstance or even [...]

By |2020-01-29T16:31:00-08:00January 30th, 2020|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Most wedding-friendly and cost-effective places to get married in 2020

Get up-to-date info for tax filing season with redesigned IRS e-News subscriptions

If you're getting ready for the 2020 tax season the Internal Revenue Service is encouraging taxpayers, businesses, tax professionals and others to take advantage of a variety of improved e-mail subscription services. The e-News Subscription Service has been redesigned and updated in recent months to make it easier to subscribe to [...]

By |2020-01-26T19:41:48-08:00January 28th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Get up-to-date info for tax filing season with redesigned IRS e-News subscriptions

Nation’s brightest young scientists named finalists

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and Society for Science & the Public recently named the 40 finalists in the Regeneron Science Talent Search 2020, the nation's oldest and most prestigious science and math competition for high school seniors. Alumni have gone on to have world-changing careers in STEM fields and earn some of [...]

By |2020-01-22T12:09:48-08:00January 23rd, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on Nation’s brightest young scientists named finalists

IRS considers requests for relief from double taxation related to repatriation

The IRS recently announced that the agency has become aware of limited circumstances in which it may be appropriate to provide relief from double taxation resulting from application of the repatriation tax under section 965, as amended by the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act also known as the TCJA. The [...]

By |2020-01-20T15:34:14-08:00January 21st, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS considers requests for relief from double taxation related to repatriation

How schools are expanding the definition of student success

The Chan Zuckerberg Initiative recently released a series of 10 profiles highlighting schools that are expanding the definition of student success by going above and beyond academics -- to more fully consider the developmental needs of the whole child. Each of the schools reflect elements of Comprehensive Student Development, a [...]

By |2020-01-15T19:57:52-08:00January 16th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on How schools are expanding the definition of student success

IRS ‘Free File’ offers free tax prep options for military personnel

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding all active-duty military personnel that IRS Free File offers them multiple options for free federal tax preparation. Free File is for individuals or families whose adjusted gross income was $69,000 or less last year. Free File is a private-public partnership between the IRS and [...]

By |2020-01-13T15:52:35-08:00January 14th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on IRS ‘Free File’ offers free tax prep options for military personnel

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to teach students in international law program

Law students from across the country will have the opportunity to study with U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor during the summer of 2020 in Prague, Czech Republic. The Consortium for Innovative Legal Education — which includes California Western School of Law, New England Law | Boston, Mitchell Hamline School of Law, and South Texas College [...]

By |2020-01-08T16:16:47-08:00January 9th, 2020|Student Loans|Comments Off on U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor to teach students in international law program

New ‘Free File’ agreement signed to strengthen program, help taxpayers

The Internal Revenue Service recently announced an agreement (PDF) with Free File, Inc. FFI designed to bring more clarity for taxpayers choosing to use free online software during the 2020 filing season. The agreement reached will help make the Free File program more taxpayer-friendly while strengthening consumer protections in several key areas. [...]

By |2020-01-05T18:33:21-08:00January 7th, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on New ‘Free File’ agreement signed to strengthen program, help taxpayers

Americans end decade with average credit score of 682

Experian released key findings from its annual State of Credit report revealing the average credit score hit an eight-year high at 682. Experian's report provides a year-over-year view of average credit scores, debt, delinquencies and card balances. In preparation for a new decade, this year's report took a close comparative [...]

By |2020-01-01T15:23:01-08:00January 2nd, 2020|Finance|Comments Off on Americans end decade with average credit score of 682