21 09, 2021

Report: agents faced bidding housing wars in August — lowest since 2020

By |2021-09-15T13:44:57-08:00September 21st, 2021|Real Estate|Comments Off on Report: agents faced bidding housing wars in August — lowest since 2020

In August, 58.8% of home offers written by Redfin agents faced competition—a record low for 2021, according to a new report from Redfin real estate brokerage. That's down from a revised rate of 62.1% in July and a peak of 74.3% in April. It's also slightly lower than the August 2020 bidding-war [...]

16 09, 2021

How to manage your money during inflation

By |2021-09-15T13:42:50-08:00September 16th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on How to manage your money during inflation

Inflation. We're all aware that prices tend to go up over time. This increase in the cost of goods and services is known as inflation and plays a bigger role in your finances than you may realize. What follows are some tips you may consider to manage your money during [...]

14 09, 2021

Deadline for third quarter estimated tax payments is Sept. 15

By |2021-09-11T10:26:23-08:00September 14th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Deadline for third quarter estimated tax payments is Sept. 15

The Internal Revenue Service reminds people that Sept. 15, 2021, is the deadline for the third quarter of estimated tax payments. This generally applies to people who are self-employed and some investors, retirees, and those who may not normally have taxes withheld from their paycheck by their employers. The U.S. [...]

9 09, 2021

Wynn Las Vegas Named best Hotel in Las Vegas — again

By |2021-09-08T14:00:48-08:00September 9th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Wynn Las Vegas Named best Hotel in Las Vegas — again

Wynn Las Vegas is on a roll as it was once again named the No. 1 hotel in Las Vegas for the second consecutive year on the Travel + Leisure 2021 World's Best Awards list, which honors the top hotels, travel destinations, and companies worldwide, as rated by its readers. Throughout the past year, Wynn [...]

7 09, 2021

September is National Preparedness Month; taxpayers should prepare

By |2021-09-03T16:33:24-08:00September 7th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on September is National Preparedness Month; taxpayers should prepare

Did you know September is National Preparedness Month? With the height of hurricane season here and the ongoing threat of wildfires in some parts of the country, the Internal Revenue Service reminds everyone to develop an emergency preparedness plan. All taxpayers, from individuals to organizations and businesses, should take time [...]

2 09, 2021

Need a new car? Best Labor Day car deals for 2021

By |2021-09-01T09:57:12-08:00September 2nd, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Need a new car? Best Labor Day car deals for 2021

If you're in the market for a new ride, U.S. News & World Report,  unveiled the Best Labor Day Car Deals for 2021. Whether it's a foreign make or one manufactured here in the US, the Labor Day holiday is a good time to purchase a new vehicle. So, in between [...]

31 08, 2021

Interest rates remain the same for the fourth quarter 2021

By |2021-08-28T10:17:21-08:00August 31st, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Interest rates remain the same for the fourth quarter 2021

The Internal Revenue Service reports interest rates will remain the same for the calendar quarter beginning Oct. 1, 2021. The rates will be: 3% for overpayments (2% in the case of a corporation); 0.5 % for the portion of a corporate overpayment exceeding $10,000; 3% percent for underpayments; and 5% [...]

26 08, 2021

Survey: U.S. states with 2021’s least student debt

By |2021-08-25T10:02:47-08:00August 26th, 2021|Academics|Comments Off on Survey: U.S. states with 2021’s least student debt

With the average student loan debt reaching $37,000 per borrower, a new report on "2021’s States with the Most and Least Student Debt" shows which U.S. states lead the pack. To determine the states that are friendliest toward student-loan debtors, WalletHub compared the 50 states and the District of Columbia [...]

24 08, 2021

Retirement and taxes: Understanding IRAs

By |2021-08-21T13:55:07-08:00August 24th, 2021|Finance|Comments Off on Retirement and taxes: Understanding IRAs

Individual Retirement Arrangements, or IRAs, provide tax incentives for people to make investments that can provide financial security for their retirement. These accounts can be set up with a bank or other financial institution, a life insurance company, mutual fund, or stockbroker, according to a news release. Here's a basic [...]

19 08, 2021

Seven in 10 Americans planning to travel with their pet in 2021

By |2021-08-18T12:53:47-08:00August 19th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Seven in 10 Americans planning to travel with their pet in 2021

Are you ready to travel with Fido or Fluffy? Here's some important info to help. New research from Motel 6 reveals that as Americans are hitting the roads, they will be doing so with their pets, as the majority (54%) of cat and dog owners noted they plan to travel [...]

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