States with the highest and lowest credit card debt

Having started 2021 off with nearly $900 billion in credit card debt a new report on the States with the Highest & Lowest Credit Card Debts offers new insight. WalletHub drew from TransUnion, the Federal Reserve, the U.S. Census Bureau, and WalletHub’s proprietary credit card payoff calculator to determine the [...]

By |2021-07-28T15:06:10-08:00July 29th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on States with the highest and lowest credit card debt

Information about higher education tax credits and more taxpayer tips

As a new school year approaches, students are considering what classes they need to take and how much the classes will cost. Whether it's a community college, a trade school, a four-year university, or an advanced degree, higher education is expensive. The good news is tax credits can help offset [...]

By |2021-07-24T11:23:03-08:00July 27th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Information about higher education tax credits and more taxpayer tips

Royal Caribbean answers ‘The Call of The Wild,’ first to return to Alaska

Keep cool and head to Alaska this summer — it's now possible. The great Alaska adventure is now underway – Royal Caribbean is and recently announced its first cruise line to sail to the Last Frontier since September 2019. Serenade of the Seas kicked off its summer season when it [...]

By |2021-07-21T10:04:55-08:00July 22nd, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Royal Caribbean answers ‘The Call of The Wild,’ first to return to Alaska

IRS readies for 4M in refunds for unemployment overpayments

The Internal Revenue Service announced said it will issue another round of refunds to nearly 4 million taxpayers who overpaid their taxes on unemployment compensation received last year. The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021, which became law in March, excludes up to $10,200 in 2020 unemployment compensation from taxable [...]

By |2021-07-17T17:28:46-08:00July 20th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on IRS readies for 4M in refunds for unemployment overpayments

Amtrak offers travel savings with national ‘Sizzling Summer Sale’

Looking to get out of dodge summer and have some fun? Amtrak is offering customers the opportunity to save up to 35% for their summer travel plans with its latest promotion, the 'Sizzling Summer Sale." Available on most of its trains throughout the national network for coach and Acela Business [...]

By |2021-07-14T11:33:38-08:00July 15th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Amtrak offers travel savings with national ‘Sizzling Summer Sale’

IRS Nationwide Tax Forum kicks off July 20

Tuesday, July 13, is the last day for tax professionals to register to attend the 2021 IRS Virtual Nationwide Tax Forum and have access to all 30 webinars, including IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig's keynote address on the first day of the forum. The 2021 Tax Forum is being held over [...]

By |2021-07-14T11:25:55-08:00July 13th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on IRS Nationwide Tax Forum kicks off July 20

2021’s most and least energy-expensive states

With residential electricity use projected to increase by 2.8% this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report on 2021's Most & the Least Energy-Expensive States. For a better understanding of Americans’ energy costs relative to their location and consumption habits, WalletHub compared the average monthly energy bills in each [...]

By |2021-07-07T10:58:17-08:00July 8th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on 2021’s most and least energy-expensive states

Treasury, IRS extend safe harbor for renewable energy projects

The Department of the Treasury and the Internal Revenue Service have issued guidance for taxpayers developing renewable energy projects to address delays related to the COVID-19 pandemic. In prior IRS notices, the Treasury Department and the IRS established the Continuity Safe Harbor that allows an eligible renewable energy project to [...]

By |2021-07-01T11:05:25-08:00July 7th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Treasury, IRS extend safe harbor for renewable energy projects

Important tips for a safe Fourth of July

With the Fourth of July fast approaching and the summer months here, be prepared and are of potential electrical hazards associated with popular outdoor activities. Celebrating responsibly will help keep customers safe and the electricity flowing reliably this season. Here are some tips to stay safe while you are watching [...]

By |2021-06-30T12:16:08-08:00July 1st, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Important tips for a safe Fourth of July

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