The newly redesigned $100 bill was announced in 2010, but due to production delays it won’t be put into circulation until later this year.
At the end of the 2012 tax year the Bush (or Obama) tax rates will increase to previous levels. Will the President and Congress act to avoid a tax increase?
At the end of 2012 a whole host of tax breaks are all expiring at once. It is being called “Taxmageddon” and unless something is done the average household could see a huge tax increase.
This evening we heard news that Osama Bin Laden had been killed near Islamabad, Pakistan. What effect will the news have on our markets?
The IRS has announced that if you plan to itemize your taxes, you will have to delay filing as their systems aren’t yet up to date with the current law. Find out when the IRS will start processing returns here.
Over the past year or so we’ve been talking on this site quite a bit about the 2001 and 2003 Bush tax cuts, and whether or not they would be renewed in some form before they expire on December 31st. We looked at what would happen to the tax rates if they weren’t renewed, and […]
The last few years have been tough ones for the real estate market, and especially for the banks who have watched as thousands of their home loans have gone into default, and homes into foreclosure. Because the lending market has become so tough, lending guidelines have already started changing, making it tougher for some people […]
At the end of the 2010 there will be a tax increase for all taxpayers, if something isn’t done. Back in 2001 the Bush administration helped to get an across the board tax cut passed that effectively lowered the marginal tax rates for all people paying taxes. (If you didn’t pay taxes, it doesn’t matter […]
As the effects of the $787 billion stimulus package of last year begin to wear off, the Obama administration is now looking at the option of passing yet another “limited” stimulus package to help dig the economy “out of a deep valley”. Without it they fear that the slow gains our economy has made this […]
It was announced this past week that the Department of the Treasury will be issuing a new redesigned $100 note on February 10, 2011. It has been overhauled and has been updated to include a ton of new features to help thwart counterfeiters. Over a decade of research and development went into its new security […]
Fresh off of a $787 billion stimulus package passed in February of 2009, congressional Democrats are now beginning to talk about passing a second, more modest stimulus package sometime within the next few months – aimed at easing the unemployment crisis. From Reuters: Congressional Democrats’ push for another U.S. stimulus package got a boost on […]
The past couple of months we’ve talked quite a bit about the Cash For Clunkers program, how it worked, and who could expect to receive a voucher towards the purchase of a new car. People were split down the middle as to whether the voucher program was even a good idea, with some saying it […]
We’ve been talking a lot recently about the Cash For Clunkers program, and how the program has been successful by some standards, and troubled in other ways. The program ran out of money one week after it launched, and was only re-launched after congress passed another 2 billion dollars for the program. Now the program […]
More Cash – For Cash For Clunkers It was only a week ago that we were talking about how the Cash For Clunkers program had only been active for a week, and it was already running out of money. $1 billion dollars had been assigned to the program and after demand for the vouchers was […]