Super Bowl consumer spending down — fans staying home, watching less

Where will you be for the Super Bowl on Feb. 7 when the Kansas City Chiefs face off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Super Bowl 55? Most will be home. Numerator, a data and tech company serving the market research space, launched a consumer sentiment study to understand how [...]

By |2021-01-27T18:42:03-08:00January 28th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Super Bowl consumer spending down — fans staying home, watching less

IRS: taxpayers gather tax docs now for smooth filing later

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding taxpayers that organizing tax records is an important first step for getting ready to prepare and file their 2020 tax return. Taxpayers should keep all necessary records, such as W-2s, 1099s, receipts, canceled checks and other documents that support an item of income, or [...]

By |2021-01-23T16:21:04-08:00January 26th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on IRS: taxpayers gather tax docs now for smooth filing later

Here is when you should you check your FICO scores

Did you know certain credit-based applications need more preparation than others? Knowing how soon to check your FICO Scores in advance of an application puts you in the best position to get approved. Not only that, you can better estimate the terms you'll get approved for. If you're planning to [...]

By |2021-01-20T19:05:04-08:00January 21st, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Here is when you should you check your FICO scores

IRS Free File available; claim recovery rebate credit, other tax credits

IRS Free File – online tax preparation products available at no charge – launched recently, giving taxpayers an early opportunity to claim credits like the Recovery Rebate Credit and other deductions, the Internal Revenue Service announced. Leading tax software providers make their online products available for free as part of [...]

By |2021-01-16T15:48:49-08:00January 19th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on IRS Free File available; claim recovery rebate credit, other tax credits

St Kitts, Nevis 1 of ‘Best Caribbean Islands’ to visit in 2021

Need a break? The Federation of St Kitts and Nevis, a dual-island Caribbean nation located just over two hours away from Southern Florida, has been encompassed in the Caribbean Journal's ranking of the region's best islands to visit in 2021. According to the publication, the Federation was included due to its "uncrowded, calm and beautiful" [...]

By |2021-01-13T13:27:32-08:00January 14th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on St Kitts, Nevis 1 of ‘Best Caribbean Islands’ to visit in 2021

Feb.1 deadline for employers to issue and file wage statements

Employers must file Form W-2 and other wage statements by Monday, Feb. 1, 2021. This is also the date Form W-2s are due to employees. By law, employers are required to file copies of their Form W-2, Wage and Tax Statement, and Form W-3, Transmittal of Wage and Tax Statements, with the [...]

By |2021-01-09T16:51:58-08:00January 12th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Feb.1 deadline for employers to issue and file wage statements

Top 6 trends for the future of travel

After a travel-challenged 2020, the future of travel is looking brighter. Overseas Adventure Travel (O.A.T.), specializing in personalized small group adventures on the road less traveled for Americans 50+, shared its top 6 emerging travel trends. "We can now see the light as travel begins to open up in the [...]

By |2021-01-06T16:19:03-08:00January 7th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Top 6 trends for the future of travel

New things taxpayers should consider when filing taxes in 2021

When people get ready to file their federal tax returns there are new things to consider when it comes to which credits to claim and what deductions to take. These things can affect the size of any refund the taxpayer may receive. Here are some new key things people should consider [...]

By |2021-01-02T15:17:34-08:00January 5th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on New things taxpayers should consider when filing taxes in 2021

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