Earlier today the Supreme Court came back with a 5-4 decision upholding most of the key provisions of the Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA) that was passed by Congress and signed into law in … [Read more...] about Supreme Court Upholds The Affordable Care Act Health Care Law. What Does It Mean For You?
President Obama announced this week that he would be seeking passage of a new updated mortgage relief plan aimed at helping underwater homeowners to refinance their properties and take advantage of … [Read more...] about Obama Offers Up New Mortgage Relief And Refinance Plan
You may have never heard of economist and wealth manager Harry Dent but many students of the economy have. Harry Dent wrote, The Great Boom Ahead, which predicted the financial bull market of the … [Read more...] about The Great Depression Ahead And What You Can Do To Survive
The most important financial asset that exists isn't gold, cash, or even stocks -- it's knowledge. Give a man a strong understanding of finance, investing, and economics, and he'll be much more likely … [Read more...] about 3 Economic Concepts Everyone Should Know
President Obama and lawmakers are in discussions right now, trying to come to an agreement about what to do about the debt ceiling. If the debt ceiling isn't raised, the United States begins … [Read more...] about Will The U.S. Default On Its Debt?
A while back when President Obama and congress passed the health care reform law, there was widespread criticism from some small business groups and lobbies because of some stringent new 1099 tax … [Read more...] about President Obama Signs Repeal Of 1099 Tax Reporting Provision Of Health Care Plan
A while back the Obama administration put out a rebate program for new car buyers called Cash For Clunkers where the new car buyers could get between a $3500-4500 rebate on the purchase of a more … [Read more...] about Government Considers New Rebates For Electric Vehicles: Cash For Clunkers Part Two?
In 2008, when the government announced plans to bail out the auto industry, many Americans were surprised to learn that the industry has reached such a low point. At the time the big American auto … [Read more...] about Stricter Auto Lending Standards Means Deals For Some, Not For Others
We had a tax package passed in December that extended the current tax rates, in addition to making other changes to the estate tax, extending certain tax credits, and other changes. One area that s … [Read more...] about Social Security Changes For 2011
We’ve talked quite a bit on this site about the recent tax cut package that was passed, and some of the provisions that were included in the bill. One thing we haven't done, however, is to look at a … [Read more...] about What Changes Will Happen To My Taxes On January 1st, 2011?
Earlier this week we wrote about how because Congress took so long to act on the tax bill in December (the act was passed on December 17th), the IRS had to push back the filing start date for those … [Read more...] about Tax Filing Deadline Extended To April 18th For Filing 2010 Taxes In 2011
Yesterday we talked about one of the negative effects of the recent tax cut package that was passed, the fact that taxpayers who itemize must delay filing. If you're expecting a big refund and … [Read more...] about Child Tax Credit Of $1000 Extended Temporarily For 2011-2012