Recovering from Identity Theft

Recovering from Identity Theft There are now millions of victims of the identity theft epidemic. From stolen credit cards to fraudulently filed tax returns, a vast swath of the U.S. is trying to figure out how to repair the damage. To help, the Federal Trade Commission has

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Preview of Some Key 2017 Tax Figures

 Preview of Some Key 2017 Tax Figures While official numbers for 2017 are not yet released by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), many figures are based on the Consumer Price Index (CPI) published by the Department of Labor. Using the release of recent CPI figures, a number

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What to Do With Your Social Security Statement

What to Do With Your Social Security Statement The Social Security Administration is now doing a better job in sending out earnings reports by mailing paper statements to workers every five years beginning at age 25. The reports are also available online. These reports recap historic earnings

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Tips For Early Retirement

Tips for Early Retirement When would you like to retire? Even if the answer is later versus sooner, most of us would like the freedom to decide. To do this, consider what it would take to create financial independence in retirement. Here are some ideas to help

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In the News: The Student Tax Scam

In the News: The Student Tax Scam IMPORTANT: Please pass this information on to each of your children and any family with kids in school. Your best defense is awareness. With school just around the corner, the IRS has reminded us to pay attention to a new

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