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Kakeibo: The Japanese art of mindful budgeting

Kakeibo: The Japanese art of mindful budgeting

From NextAvenue.org —  By Jennifer Nelson —  Looking to declutter your finances? Consider Kakeibo (pronounced kah-keh-boh), a Japanese budgeting system that literally translates to "household financial ledger." Created in 1904 by Japan's first female journalist, Hani...

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Which electric cars are eligible for the $7,500 tax credit?

Which electric cars are eligible for the $7,500 tax credit?

From Cars.com — By Brian Normile —   If you’ve been shopping for or researching an electric vehicle, you’ve almost certainly heard about things like EV tax credits, specifically the federal government’s offer of a federal tax credit worth up to $7,500 if you purchase...

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Avoid scammers’ money grabs during Older Americans Month

Avoid scammers’ money grabs during Older Americans Month

From the Federal Trade Commission’s FTC.gov — Scammers use lots of different tactics — stories about grandchildren in distress, million-dollar prizes, a romantic future, or a business deal — to try to steal peoples’ money. Scammers may demand payment by wire...

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How your Medicare premiums can affect your taxes

How your Medicare premiums can affect your taxes

From Thomson-Reuters and the Pinnacle CPA Advisory Group — Medicare health insurance premiums can add up to big bucks, especially if your income exceeds certain thresholds. Here's a summary of the different types of Medicare premiums and how they can affect your...

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High inflation: How long will it last?

High inflation: How long will it last?

From Pinnacle Wealth Planning Services, Inc. —  In March 2022, the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers (CPI-U), the most common measure of inflation, rose at an annual rate of 8.5%, the highest level since December 1981.1 It's not surprising that a Gallup...

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National Small Business Week: Plan to use ’22 tax benefits

National Small Business Week: Plan to use ’22 tax benefits

From IRS.gov —  Enhanced deduction for business meals, home office and more available this tax year WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service on Monday, May 3, urged business taxpayers to begin planning now to take advantage of the enhanced 100% deduction for business...

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Tax tips for entrepreneurs with startup small businesses

Tax tips for entrepreneurs with startup small businesses

From NextAvenue.org —  As she celebrates one year in business, Patricia Wynn gets expert advice on how to tackle taxes | By Leslie Hunter-Gadsden | For new small business owners like Patricia Wynn, April signifies not only spring but also filing taxes for their...

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What to expect for tax refunds from the IRS this year

What to expect for tax refunds from the IRS this year

From the IRS —  The IRS issues more than 9 out of 10 refunds in less than 21 days. However, it’s possible your tax return may require additional review and take longer. The IRS' Where’s My Refund? tool has the most up to date information available about your refund....

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