If we want to feel more secure and better able to handle any political turbulence, we must look to our ancestors and practice self-sufficiency again.
Is Wealth Inequality A Problem That Needs To Be Solved? Is There Still Social Mobility?
How much income and wealth inequality is there, and what does it mean for the future? Can you still be upwardly mobile in society these days?
2014 Federal Income Tax Brackets: IRS Marginal Tax Rates
The 2014 marginal tax rate tables have been released and there are mainly small changes in the tax rate ranges due to inflation. What does it mean for your taxes?
Fiscal Cliff Deal Passed By Congress. What Is In The Bill And Why Your Taxes Are Probably Going Up
Congress passed a fiscal cliff measure on January 1st that means tax rates will remain untouched for most taxpayers. Here’s why your taxes are probably going up anyway.
Who Will Be Affected By The Fiscal Cliff?
As 2012 comes to a close and we all gear up for the new year, all we’ve been hearing about on the news is talk of the fiscal cliff. Who will be affected by the fiscal cliff?
Government Is Instituted By God, But We Need To Pray And Vote To Keep It Accountable
My prayer for election day is that the people of this country would have a heart change, and would turn towards God, the only true agent of change.
2013 Federal Income Tax Brackets: IRS Marginal Tax Rates
The 2013 marginal tax rate tables are projected to have slight changes in the rates for higher income taxpayers, and slight bumps in tax rate income ranges due to inflation.
The Fiscal Cliff: Why Your Tax Rates Could Increase Next Year
At the end of 2012 we’ll be encountering the fiscal cliff, an increase in tax rates, expiration of deductions and other tax provisions that could lead to huge tax increases. Here’s how it could affect you.
Taxmageddon: Will We See A Huge Tax Increase Due To Expiring Tax Breaks At End Of 2012?
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.
Payroll Tax Cut Extended Through The End Of 2012
Congress has passed and Obama will sign an extension of the payroll tax cut through the end of the 2012 tax year. Here is what it means for you.
Will There Be A 2012 Payroll Tax Holiday, Or Will An Extension Be Blocked And Taxes Rise In 2012?
Last year around this time we were in the midst of a debate in Washington D.C. about whether or not our legislators would be extending the Bush era tax rates. The Bush tax cuts lowered rates for everyone who pay taxes. The concern for a lot of politicians was that if they didn’t extend the […]
Is A Decline In The Unemployment Rate All Due To People Finding Jobs? What Is The Real Unemployment Rate?
The unemployment rate dropped this past month from 9% to 8.6%. The numbers could be deceiving, however. What is the real unemployment rate?
Unemployed? Consider Moving To Where The Jobs Are… North Dakota
Currently, the national unemployment rate is hovering at 9.1%. Some states, however, are booming. North Dakota has a national low of 3.5%. Here’s why.
Social Security Cost Of Living Adjustment (COLA) For 2012: First Benefits Increase Since 2009
The past couple of years I’ve heard from quite a few folks who are living on social security and were upset to find out that they wouldn’t be getting cost of living adjustments to their Social Security checks. For the 2010 and 2011 tax years there was no increase in the amount that people on […]