Money Ideas for People Who Work for a Living
Mar 26, 2015 by Kurt
The debt collector’s ultimate weapon is a lawsuit. But not all debtors are “suit-worthy.” If you’re past due on a debt, how can you judge the likelihood that a collection agency will follow through a threat to sue you?
Mar 21, 2015 by Kurt
The “shared responsibility provision” of the Affordable Care Act kicked in with the 2014 tax year. What’s that mean for you?
Mar 17, 2015 by Kurt
A post in which I once again ask the question: Why isn’t the entire actively managed fund industry openly described as a fraud, if not legally then at least ethically?
Mar 12, 2015 by Kurt
While debt collectors have a lock on the top spot or two on the FTC complaint list, impostor scams are rising fast.
Mar 10, 2015 by Kurt
Here’s a great reason you may not have thought of to do everything you can to protect yourself from online fraud.
Mar 5, 2015 by Kurt
As Wall Street prepares to celebrate the NASDAQ’s imminent recovery—after 15 years—to its all time high, the carnage of the index’s 78% crash is forgotten and ignored.
Feb 26, 2015 by Kurt
The average Earned Income Tax Credit in 2013 was a healthy $2,407. For 2014 the EITC maxes out at a whopping $6,143!
Feb 24, 2015 by Kurt
Here’s advice on keeping investing and asset allocation simple. I like simple.
Feb 19, 2015 by Kurt
If you asked Uncle Sam to send advance credit payments to your insurer when you bought your 2014 insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace, then you must file a tax return.
Feb 17, 2015 by Kurt
Do you need a tax preparer but aren’t sure where or how to start looking? Check out the IRS’ search tool.
Feb 11, 2015 by Kurt
What’s the typical cost of dating, engagement, a wedding, and honeymoon?
Feb 9, 2015 by Kurt
The personal information of as many as 80 million Americans could have been stolen in the latest hack. Could you be one?
Feb 5, 2015 by Kurt
As tax season gets into full gear, so do tax scam artists.
Feb 3, 2015 by Kurt
Here’s my reply to someone who recently asked for my investing ideas.
Jan 30, 2015 by Kurt
Are you eligible for the Premium Tax Credit? and other tax return puzzles offered this year, courtesy of the Affordable Care Act.
Jan 27, 2015 by Kurt
This may surprise you: A habit of paying off an entire credit card balance on the due date may be dinging your credit score.
Jan 22, 2015 by Kurt
*Even if you don’t have to.
Jan 20, 2015 by Kurt
Have you thought about how falling prices would screw up your financial strategy? You should.
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