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Federal Tax Rates and Brackets for 2016

Federal Tax Rates and Brackets for 2016

Ben Franklin once famously said that two things in life were certain: death and taxes. For some the former might be preferable when compared to the never-ending litany of rules, regulations, changes, updates, and general confusion that are part and parcel of the latter. No one enjoys tax season, but since its arrival is inevitable you may as well get […]






by July 8, 2016 0 comments Taxes
Frequent Flyer Programs of the Major Airlines Reviewed

Frequent Flyer Programs of the Major Airlines Reviewed

Free airline tickets? Sign me up! That’s the sales pitch behind the frequent flyer programs offered by all of the major airlines.  While you could save a lot of money on airline travel the more you fly, getting those miles or points and using them towards a free ticket can be a bit of a challenge. The airline loyalty programs of today […]






by July 6, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
The Complete Guide to Airbnb Vacation Rentals

The Complete Guide to Airbnb Vacation Rentals

Airbnb is one of the innovative companies that has helped usher in the dawn of the new sharing economy in which ordinary people just like you and me are renting everything from rooms to entire apartments out to travelers who are looking for an alternative to lodging at a traditional hotel. This business model benefits both parties involved in an […]






by July 5, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
How to Save 1 Million Dollars: Complete Step-by-Step Guide

How to Save 1 Million Dollars: Complete Step-by-Step Guide

Who wants to be a millionaire? Well, everybody, of course. Short of going on a game show to test your knowledge of general trivia, saving that much money requires a considerable amount of planning, hard work, and dedication. Here’s the encouraging part, making that first million dollars is much easier to do today than it was even ten or fifteen years […]






by July 1, 2016 0 comments Investments
How to Become a Successful Real Estate Agent

How to Become a Successful Real Estate Agent

Success is measured in many ways. For a real estate agent this can be measured in how well they navigate the many roles he or she must fill in the course of any given day. A realtor doesn’t just sell a home, the job brings with it a myriad of other responsibilities that he or she must carry out in order […]






by June 30, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
How to Buy a Foreclosed Home and Avoid Common Mistakes

How to Buy a Foreclosed Home and Avoid Common Mistakes

Buying a home. We all dream of doing it some day. However, many prospective homeowners don’t have the savings or budget to afford their dream home. This is why an increasing number of potential buyers are starting to look into foreclosed properties as a way to achieve their dream of home ownership. Foreclosures offer buyers the chance to get into a new home at […]






by June 28, 2016 0 comments Mortgages
The Secret to Getting Lucrative Promotions and Raises

The Secret to Getting Lucrative Promotions and Raises

For some employees it’s more than just a secret: they simply haven’t the first clue as to how to move ahead in their career. Some folks are stymied by the idea of asking their boss for a higher position in the company and the raise that often comes with it. Unless you ask, it’s possible you’re just not going to […]






by June 27, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
Top 10 Money Saving Travel Apps for Your Next Vacation

Top 10 Money Saving Travel Apps for Your Next Vacation

Vacation; the best time of the year. Unfortunately, as we all know, vacations can be expensive. Whether you’re just hopping in the car for a road trip up the coast or taking the entire family to the Happiest Place on Earth, you’re always looking for ways to save some extra bucks. Luckily, there’s an app for that. You can find help […]






by June 24, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
15 Biggest Benefits to Having a Summer Internship

15 Biggest Benefits to Having a Summer Internship

Summer’s coming. For many students that means it will soon be time to hit the beach and party under the sun. No more classes, tests, or homework. But stop a second. Is that really how you want to spend YOUR summer? As you prepare for finals and figure out whether you’ll be heading home or finding new living arrangements closer to […]






by June 22, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance
The Ultimate Guide to Garage Sales

The Ultimate Guide to Garage Sales

There’s nothing like perusing a good garage sale. It can prove to be a treasure trove for buyers looking to get deep discounts on used items and a fun way for sellers to purge their home of the unwanted clutter taking up space in their basement. But as fun and lucrative as they may be, garage sales can also be […]






by June 21, 2016 0 comments Personal Finance