60 Seconds: The Documents You Need in a Disaster

60 Seconds: The Documents You Need in a Disaster

Sadly disasters happen. Not only do you need the proper insurance, you need to get your financial documents together and stored in a safe place. Give us 60 seconds to find out how!

Kids Going Back to School: Tax Credits and How to Save Money

Kids Going Back to School: Tax Credits and How to Save Money

It's been a loooooong summer with the kids. And you probably spend a ton of money entertaining them to boot! Now let's try to get some of it back!

What Is the FICA Tax and Why Does It Exist?

What Is the FICA Tax and Why Does It Exist?

FICA taxes aren't new, but they sure do chew up a worker's paycheck amount. Here's why that's actually a good thing.

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affects Retirement Benefits

How the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act Affects Retirement Benefits

Natalie Choate details how tax reform has impacted retirement benefits, especially Roth conversions.

What Is a Living Trust and Why Should You Have One?

What Is a Living Trust and Why Should You Have One?

A living trust is a great way to protect and distribute your estate assets, in private and without court intervention.

5 States Without Sales Tax and What You Need To Know

5 States Without Sales Tax and What You Need To Know

While almost every state in the U.S has a sales tax, five lucky states - Alaska, Delaware, Montana, New Hampshire and Oregon - don't. But, why?

Head of Household: Qualifications, Tax Brackets and Deductions

Head of Household: Qualifications, Tax Brackets and Deductions

Those who qualify for head of household status may qualify for deductions and exemptions on their taxes. Here's what you need to qualify.

Tax Brackets: Rates, Definition and How to Calculate

Tax Brackets: Rates, Definition and How to Calculate

Tax brackets are the income range in which you are taxed a specific rate. Here's what you need to know about tax brackets for the upcoming tax season.

Protect Yourself From These 6 IRS Tax Scams in 2018

Protect Yourself From These 6 IRS Tax Scams in 2018

IRS tax scams are all too common -- and all too effective in stealing valuable taxpayer data. Stop those scams cold with these action steps.

What Is Capital Gains Tax and When Are You Exempt?

What Is Capital Gains Tax and When Are You Exempt?

The capital gains tax is what you owe for the money you've made selling certain assets. Here's what you need to know about the current rate and what can be exempt.