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Boomer University

Posted by: Reyna on Mar 8 2012 / Comments (0)

When 53-year-old Rochelle Van Driel returned to school after twenty years at the age of 45, she was intimidated. A stay-at-home mom who was raising two kids, now ages 30 and 21, she hadn’t looked at a math problem in…

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Tax Mondays: One Week Until Tax Day

Posted by: Reyna on Apr 12 2011 / Comments (0)

If you haven’t filed your taxes yet, you still have one week left. Make the most of this time by researching possible deductions and credits. For example, if your investment losses were too high to be fully deducted on last year’s tax return,…

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Tax Mondays: 7 Ways To Avoid Self-Employed Tax Penalties

Posted by: Reyna on Mar 8 2011 / Comments (0)

Especially during your first year of self-employment, it’s hard to estimate how much money to send in to the IRS each quarter. Your earnings may be more or less than you estimated. Your social security tax is higher since you don’t have…

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Tax Mondays: 10 Ways to Wisely Spend Your 2% 2011 Payroll Tax Cut

Posted by: Reyna on Feb 15 2011 / Comments (0)

Have you noticed that your paychecks have been a bit larger than normal lately? That’s because in 2011, the government is cutting the social security payroll tax paid by individuals from 6.2% to 4.2%. How much is that in stone…

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7 Record-Keeping Tips That Will Make Tax Prep a Breeze

Posted by: Reyna on Feb 9 2011 / Comments (0)

By now you’ve probably received your W-2s, 1099s and other forms necessary to complete your 2010 tax return. If you’re super-organized, you may have even already filed your taxes and the question now is, what should you do with all…

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Tax Mondays: 6 Sources For Free Tax Help

Posted by: Reyna on Feb 8 2011 / Comments (0)

Every year when I do my taxes, I call up the IRS or contact customer service for my tax software program when I have questions. Having resources to turn to makes tax seasons so much easier. Check out 6 Sources For Free Tax Help to find…

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Tax Mondays: Top Tax Refunds For Recent Grads, College Students and Parents

Posted by: Reyna on Feb 2 2011 / Comments (0)

Whether you’re a recent grad, college student, or college parent, read Top Tax Refunds For Recent Grads before you file your tax return.

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Tax Mondays: New IRS Tax App

Posted by: Reyna on Jan 25 2011 / Comments (0)

Download  The IRS2Go App for your iPhone or Android to check your refund status. You’ll have to wait 72 hours  or so after you e-file or 3 to 4 weeks after filing your paper tax return before your refund information is available. While you wait…

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Announcing Tax Mondays

Posted by: Reyna on Jan 17 2011 / Comments (0)

Come back every Monday through April 18th for tax tips and links that apply to current students and those with student loan debt.

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Student Loan Interest Deduction Video

Posted by: Reyna on Jan 17 2011 / Comments (0)

Want to learn how you can deduct your student loan interest? Checkout our animate video.

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