Survey: Nearly Half Of Americans Have Never Checked Social Security Estimates

How much money will you need to retire? Financial advisors have frequently recommended a $1 million nest egg for a comfortable retirement, but there’s no one-size-fits-all magic number. Have you ever figured out how much money you’ll need? According to our new survey, you haven’t. How much money will you get when you start collecting…
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How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

Many of you have put our online Life Insurance Quote Comparison Tool to the test and found that you can easily get life insurance quotes and find the best coverage available. When you are considering how much life insurance to buy, there could be a moment when you pause and try to wrap your head…
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9 Most Overlooked Tax Deductions

Like most Americans, you probably want to get through your taxes as quickly as possible. However, do not rush through your return so quickly that you simply take the standard deduction and ignore deductions that can bring you a healthy refund. Consider these commonly overlooked tax deductions. For the 2018 tax year, fewer of us…
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Infographic: The Cost Of Valentine’s Day

This Valentine’s Day, besides sappy songs, Americans will hear a lot of “Marry me?” and “Ka-ching!” Amidst a staggering nine million marriage proposals, Americans are estimated to spend $20 billion on Valentine’s Day. Check out our infographic above to learn how we’re spending money this Valentine’s Day and see how it compares to the past.…
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The Differences Between Tax Exemptions, Deductions, And Credits

It is easy to lump exemptions, deductions, and credits into the same basket of tax-saving mechanisms, but they are distinctly different. Here are the simplified differences: What They Reduce – Deductions and exemptions both reduce your taxable income, and credits reduce your overall tax bill. With reference to Form 1040, exemptions and deductions all take…
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