18 07, 2019

Gen Z to rescue as manufacturing faces ‘silver tsunami’

By |2019-07-17T15:46:23-08:00July 18th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on Gen Z to rescue as manufacturing faces ‘silver tsunami’

It looks as if the U.S. manufacturing industry has a workforce problem. However, a new survey conducted by Leading2Lean reports there is an unlikely hope for a new generation of workers that will spur industry-wide innovation. The 2019 L2L Manufacturing Index, an annual measurement of the American public's perceptions of [...]

16 07, 2019

Deadline nears for combat-injured vets to claim tax refunds of up to $3,200

By |2019-07-15T11:22:19-08:00July 16th, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on Deadline nears for combat-injured vets to claim tax refunds of up to $3,200

The Internal Revenue Service is reminding veterans who received disability severance payments after 1991 and claimed it as income that time may be running out to claim their refund. Veterans should take action soon if they received a notice (letters 6060-A and 6060-D) and have not already filed Form 1040-X, Amended [...]

11 07, 2019

Mortgage payment within reach for high school grads in some cities

By |2019-07-10T19:28:34-08:00July 11th, 2019|Real Estate|Comments Off on Mortgage payment within reach for high school grads in some cities

Good news: households including at least one person with a high school diploma or GED can afford the typical mortgage payment in most large metro areas across the U.S., according to a new analysis by Zillow. However, soaring home values have outpaced incomes have made down payments a barrier for [...]

9 07, 2019

Can divorce or separation effect your taxes?

By |2019-07-08T15:00:52-08:00July 9th, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on Can divorce or separation effect your taxes?

Are you recently separated or planning to divorce? Taxpayers should be aware of tax law changes related to alimony and separation payments. These payments are made after a divorce or separation. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed the rules around them, which will affect certain taxpayers when they file [...]

4 07, 2019

Report: most affordable online MBA programs for 2019

By |2019-07-07T13:59:28-08:00July 4th, 2019|Student Loans|Comments Off on Report: most affordable online MBA programs for 2019

College Consensus a college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, has published a guide to the 25 Most Affordable Online MBA Programs 2019. Online MBA students understand that getting a higher degree is an investment that will take some sacrifice considering going back to school (even online) [...]

2 07, 2019

IRS tax forum: up-to-date info on cybersecurity, ethics for tax pros

By |2019-07-07T14:00:24-08:00July 2nd, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on IRS tax forum: up-to-date info on cybersecurity, ethics for tax pros

Tax professionals interested in attending the IRS Nationwide Tax Forum in Chicago, July 23-25, to learn cutting-edge information on tax reform, cybersecurity and more can save by registering now. IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig will be the keynote speaker. Enrolled agents, certified public accountants, certified financial planners, Annual Filing Season Program [...]

27 06, 2019

Celebrate with safety this Fourth of July season

By |2019-07-07T14:01:14-08:00June 27th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Celebrate with safety this Fourth of July season

Family, fun, food and fireworks. It's that time of year when many will be celebrating the Fourth of July holiday. All too often, however, celebrations can end with a trip to the hospital if fireworks are mishandled. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission wants to make sure consumers know the [...]

25 06, 2019

Members of the armed forces are entitled to certain tax benefits

By |2019-07-07T14:02:05-08:00June 25th, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on Members of the armed forces are entitled to certain tax benefits

Members of the military and their families often qualify for special tax benefits. For example, members of the armed forces don’t have to pay taxes on some types of income. In addition, special rules could lower the tax they owe or allow them more time to file and pay their [...]

20 06, 2019

Summer travel, gasoline and earning credit card rewards

By |2019-07-07T14:02:58-08:00June 20th, 2019|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Summer travel, gasoline and earning credit card rewards

Summer travel and gasoline go hand-in-hand, and with consumer demand for gasoline approaching its annual peak, people across the country are preparing to drive to vacation destinations. Motorists might be interested in learning more about the "Best & Worst States for Summer Road Trips," the "Best Gas Rewards Credit Cards," [...]

18 06, 2019

IRS issues global intangible low-taxed income news

By |2019-07-07T14:04:11-08:00June 18th, 2019|Finance|Comments Off on IRS issues global intangible low-taxed income news

The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service recently issued final and proposed regulations concerning global intangible low-taxed income under section 951A, the foreign tax credit, the treatment of domestic partnerships for purposes of determining the subpart F income of a partner, and the treatment of income of a controlled [...]