SOCIAL SECURITY: INFORMATION & UPDATES Young people get Social Security
Regular readers know that Social Securitybenefits people of all ages. Highlighting information for children under the age of 18, at the end of 2013 about 3.2 million children under the age of 18 wer... Posted on 4/16/14 at 11:50 AM
REAL MONEY 9 tips for single parents heading to college
Making it through college can be a challenge for any of usadd to that the responsibility of being a single parent and college can be especially demanding. Dr. Bill Burns, director of the North Dakota ... Posted on 4/15/14 at 10:25 AM
STAFF BLOG TOP MOM Financial Wellness: Tax refunds are wasteful, not windfall
They say the handymans house is the last to be fixed. In our familys case, the accountants taxes are the last to be done.
Given his hectic schedule this time of year, I knew it would take my CPA husb... Posted on 4/15/14 at 1:37 AM
LIVING IN RETIREMENT IRA Rollovers Become IRS Target
On March 28 I wrote a post about a U.S.tax court altering the rules on IRA to IRA rollovers and wondered when the IRS would officially change the rules and start enforcement. Previously according to p... Posted on 4/14/14 at 3:18 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc said on Thursday it was launching a new domestic money transfer service called "Walmart-2-Walmart" in partnership with Euronet Worldwide Inc subsidiary Ria Money Transfer, competing directly with Western Union Co.
NEW YORK - As superstore pricing mysteries go, it's not the equivalent of "The Da Vinci Code," but there's still something deliciously elusive about the so-called "Costco Code" that has set the tongues of shopping mavens wagging for the past several months.
Making it through college can be a challenge for any of us—add to that the responsibility of being a single parent and college can be especially demanding. Dr. Bill Burns, director of the North Dakota State University Counseling Center, and Maggie Pearl, admissions manager at Rasmussen College—Fargo campus, share some of their tips for helping single parents be successful students and parents.
Women got their yearly reminder this week of how far we still have to go in the workplace as the world celebrated Equal Pay Day. Each April, we’re bombarded with the humbling data that we still make far less than our male counterparts for doing the same work.
NEW YORK - "Conscious uncoupling" might become all the rage now that actress Gwyneth Paltrow and musician Chris Martin have announced they are separating in a cooperative and respectful way. But there is nothing touchy feely about divorce in the eyes of the Internal Revenue Service.
NEW YORK - There are many tax-time nightmares, but here's one of the most common: You don't have the cash to pay what you owe on April 15. "A couple of weeks ago, I ended up talking a young woman off a ledge, as it were, because she discovered she had screwed up on her withholding and owed a bunch of tax," says Melody Thornton, a certified public accountant in Cardiff, California.
WASHINGTON - Bank of America agreed to pay nearly $800 million in fines and restitution to settle allegations of deceptive marketing and unfair billing involving credit card products, U.S. regulators said on Wednesday.
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Justice Department will have to be creative in order to make sure criminals do not use virtual currencies such as Bitcoin to secretly move funds, Attorney General Eric Holder said on Tuesday.
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