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Blog Article TitleAuthorDate
A Layman's Guide to Medicare A, B, and Cjustin412May 22, 20150384
Whether you are preparing to sign up for Medicare or if you are already enrolled and are searching for ways to get the most out of your benefits, there are a few simple things you can do that will help you get the most out of your Medicare benefits. Choosing which option is best for you can potentially save you money in the long run, but that does depend on your specific needs and a variety of other factors, so it's important to do some research before making your final decision.For those of you who haven't signed up for Medicare yet then you can do so during a seven month period before and after you turn 65.
4 Tricks For Stretching Your Social Security BenefitsDerajApr 28, 2015041416
Making the best of your Social Security benefits is a struggle for many Americans, especially those of you who are largely dependent on Social Security for most of your monthly income. Questions like when to begin drawing your benefits, how to best spend them, and what to do if your benefits aren't enough to survive on weigh on millions of seniors minds every year. But it doesn't have to be so stressful.There are many ways to stretch your benefits to ensure you get the maximum amount of money you are eligible for and to help you survive on those benefits after you begin taking them in.
IRS Provides the Cheapest And Most Effective Way to File Your TaxesDerajApr 13, 201503776
Are you thinking of going to a tax professional to have them help you file your taxes? That is an option, and a good one for many people, but it doesn't have to be the only option for many others. The IRS offers free e-filing for basic returns and has partnered with e-file.com to offer two more low-cost services for individuals and businesses who need additional services.A variety of factors will determine which e-file you should use, but the cost of them tend to be cheaper than other online tax services or if you see a tax professional. Below is a breakdown of the three options that the IRS and e-file.com offer for tax filers.
Common Tax Mistakes That Could Cause Your Refund to be DelayedDerajApr 8, 201506563
It happens to the best of us. You file your taxes with the IRS and are looking forward to receiving your tax return check. You are certain that all of your T's are crossed and all of your I's are dotted, but something went wrong and you hear back from the IRS that you need to correct some errors before they will be able to fully process your return. Now you will have to wait to buy that new appliance or hold off on the vacation you had planned. If you want to avoid that then it's important to be aware of some the most common mistakes that will cause your refund check to be delayed.
Social Security - Decisions Made Now Can Affect You Later in LifenotxesApr 1, 2015052044
Deciding the best time to begin receiving your Social Security benefits is a decision every individual must address by themselves or with their family, but that does not mean there aren't a variety of tools out there that can help you determine the best way to get the most out of your Social Security. Every individual in America has a different financial situation and the time you should start drawing your Social Security benefits will depend greatly on your current and future financial outlook.
Determining if you Qualify for Medicaid is as Easy as 1, 2, 3justin412Mar 25, 2015044406
Have you ever checked to see if you and your family are eligible for Medicaid? It seems like a simple question, but there are many individuals and families in America who are unaware that they actually qualify for Medicaid either because their state expanded it under the Affordable Care Act or because they only make a certain amount of money each year in the states that did not.Applying for Medicaid is not as difficult as many people may make it out to be. Each state has set their guidelines for who is eligible for the program and if you fall within those guidelines then you may qualify for coverage.
A National Sales Tax Would Help the Middle ClassDerajMar 24, 201505531
Instituting a national sales tax has been debated, albeit halfheartedly, for years now. While I don't foresee our representatives in Washington tackling this issue anytime soon, it is still something that I've spent a lot of time thinking about, especially when it comes to the question of whether it will help or hurt the middle and lower classes.
5 Simple Steps For Making Tax Day As Painless As PossibleJ.K.LogicMar 21, 201503552
April 15th, otherwise own as Tax Day, is ever nearing. If you're one of the millions of Americans that has decided to put off your filing to closer to deadline day and are trying to jog your memory back into tax filing gear, no worries. That's what this entry is for. Simple reminders and some hints and possibly some unknown extension filing techniques will be listed below, to get you all the info you will need to file your taxes in easy (enough) fashion.Let's see. How abouts we break this down into 5 easy steps? Here we go...

Latest Member Forum Threads

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Paying taxes on Social Security benefitsYellowSubmarine
Apr 15 2015 3:58 PM
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May 22 2015 1:43 PM
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In honor of Small Business Week..J.K.Logic
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May 9 2015 7:15 PM
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Unemployment Rate the Lowest It's Been in 7 YearsDeraj
May 9 2015 3:38 PM
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May 9 2015 7:00 PM
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FEMA's Budget Doesn't Reflect Disaster RealitiesDeraj
May 3 2015 1:43 PM
Deraj
May 4 2015 3:17 PM
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Are Social Security Disability Benefits Enough to Live On?Deraj
Mar 28 2015 3:20 PM
notxes
Apr 28 2015 4:24 PM
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How Everyone's Tax Dollars Were Spent in 2014 by %YellowSubmarine
Apr 22 2015 11:14 PM
justin412
Apr 25 2015 1:58 PM
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Your Location Should Determine Your Tax BracketDeraj
Mar 30 2015 3:39 PM
Deraj
Apr 24 2015 11:14 AM
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A novel idea: the IRS could automate Tax Daybryce28
Apr 15 2015 10:29 PM
J.K.Logic
Apr 21 2015 12:07 AM
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Tax Day is Upon Us!Deraj
Apr 15 2015 12:51 PM
bryce28
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More Divorcees Should Be Aware Of Innocent Spouse ReliefYellowSubmarine
Apr 14 2015 8:18 PM
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