Taxes are confusing enough for individuals, but when it comes to being an independent contractor, another layer of complexity is added. To make things a little easier come tax time, we’ve but together a list of the six questions you should ask your CPA.
It is no surprise that any type of investing comes with some amount of risk. Understanding what affects your risk tolerance and how to manage it, especially when you’re saving for retirement, can help you be more successful in reaching your financial goals.
A Recession is Not on the Horizon for the U.S.
Global interest rates are plunging as investors brace for a worldwide slowdown. Global investors have now pushed the yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note down to 1.46%, with most of the drop occurring over the past three weeks. We also recently saw the U.S.
Both parents and students alike can become stressed out over the cost of paying for college, even if they are somewhat well off. It turns out you can dramatically reduce your stress and fund a college education by adding a few simple steps to your financial game plan. Let’s review those steps and how you can get started today.
There is no "magic wand" or one-size-fits-all plan to save for college. As you can imagine, multiple factors impact the type of account you will utilize. You may even want to use a combination of options to maximize the amount you save and minimize the tax you pay on the money earned by the account(s).
The 2019 corn crop looks set to go from bad to worse, which should boost prices of the grain at the grocery store, in addition to pushing the cost of beef, chicken, and pork higher with it.
First it was the looming shortage in U.S. corn supplies; now we have a global pork supply problem. Pork supplies are expected to drop by the largest percentage ever. The record-breaking drop in global pork production will mean a massive shortfall of meat.
Working, whether paid or unpaid, is good for our health and wellbeing. It contributes to our happiness, helps us to build confidence and self-esteem, and rewards us financially. Retirement, which is expected to be a rewarding time in a person’s life, can actually be a threat to one’s happiness rather than the opportunity it is meant to be.