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Would you like to reduce your tax bill? I can't imagine anyone who wouldn't prefer to pay less of their income to the federal...
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For people without wealthy parents or a full-ride scholarship, paying for a college education is often a financial challenge. According to The College Board,...
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Taxes are a burden for everyone, but especially for low-income individuals and families who need to hang onto as much money as possible. The federal...
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Income taxes may be on your mind during this time of year, but they're not the only taxes you're required to pay. Americans are...
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In recent years, it's taken me much longer than I'd like to complete my tax return. That's because I've taken it upon myself to evaluate...
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Searching for a job can be a frustrating and time-consuming experience - and worse yet, it can be extremely expensive. But if you're tax-savvy,...
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There are plenty of common tax filing errors. When you discover an error on your return, alarm bells go off. Will the IRS audit...
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Some people believe that when it comes to gifts, giving cash shows a lack of thoughtfulness. But as anyone who's ever received a horrible...
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If you have investments and you itemize deductions on Schedule A, you may be able to deduct certain expenses. This can save you thousands...