Monthly Archives: March 2013

How to Be the Most Attractive Buyer

http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/03/06/how-to-be-most-attractive-buyer/ REUTERS The tide has definitely turned in most housing markets to favor sellers, but buyers shouldn’t be scared to compete–especially against all-cash offers. Competing against a cash offer is tough, but experts say a buyer’s decision tends to involved … Continue reading

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Tax Credits Help With Higher Education

http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/03/05/tax-credits-help-with-higher-education/ REUTERS Are you footing the costs of higher education for yourself or your family? Let your Uncle Sam lend a hand with some tax credits. Two tax credits, the American opportunity credit and the lifetime learning credit, can help … Continue reading

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5 Most Overlooked Small Business Tax Deductions

http://www.openforum.com/articles/5-most-overlooked-deductions-for-small-businesses/ Deductions are an offset to your revenue, limiting the amount of taxes you’ll pay on your revenue. Unfortunately, some small businesses fail to take every write-off they’re entitled to and wind up overpaying their taxes. Here are five deductions … Continue reading

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The Next Housing Bubble: Student Loan

http://www.foxbusiness.com/on-air/willis-report/blog/2013/03/04/next-housing-bubble-student-loan Uh-oh. It’s beginning to feel just a little bit like the 2006 housing bubble that burst. This time it’s not housing that is growing uncontrollably, it’s student loan debt. Last week I told you about how students have more … Continue reading

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Screw Up at Work? Here are 6 Ways to Recover

http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/03/06/screw-up-at-work-here-are-6-ways-to-recover/ Mistakes happen. Let’s say you were absent from a high-priority client meeting, dropped the ball on a big account, or maybe even mishandled a large sum of company money. While the scenarios may vary, all eyes are now on … Continue reading

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Pull the Necessary Permits When Remodeling

http://www.foxbusiness.com/personal-finance/2013/03/04/pull-necessary-permits-when-remodeling/ If there’s one part of the home remodeling process that homeowners especially dislike, it’s getting a building permit. But permits are more than mere pieces of paper. Homeowners who skirt around them face risks. One protection afforded by a … Continue reading

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Profiting from College: Tips to Avoid Moving Back in With Mom and Dad

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/03/02/profiting-from-college-tips-to-avoid-moving-back-in-with-mom-an/ According to a recent report by Pew Research economist Richard Fry, 45 percent of recent college grads were living with their parents in 2011. While not nearly as high as the 85 percent figure cited by some news sources, … Continue reading

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Her Financial Goal: Cut Out All Those Small Money Wasters

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/03/01/financial-goal-cut-wasteful-spending/ Everyone has things they want to improve about their financial lives, even those of us who are paid to write and think about money on a daily basis. To that end, the editors at Daily Finance and other AOL … Continue reading

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Her Financial Goal: Getting an Underwater Mortgage Afloat Again

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/02/28/underwater-mortgage-modification-financial-goals/ Everyone has things they want to improve about their financial lives — even those of us who are paid to write and think about money on a daily basis. To that end, some of the editors at AOL and … Continue reading

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His Financial Goal: Dump His Bank and Join a Credit Union

http://www.dailyfinance.com/2013/03/02/financial-goal-dump-bank-join-credit-union/ Everyone has things they want to improve about their financial lives — even those of us who are paid to write and think about money on a daily basis. To that end, some of the editors at AOL and … Continue reading

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