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A Guide to Easily Understanding Credit Scores

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Aug 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM

If you are interested in buying a new car or applying for a mortgage, your credit score could make a big difference in what you are able to borrow and the interest rate available to you. In order to secure the best terms, you will benefit from reading this simple guide to understanding credit scores.

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Personal Finance Budgeting Tips for Busy People

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jun 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM

With everything going on in life, it’s easy to forget about personal finance budgeting. But, even if you work 80 hours a week, many of today’s financial tools leave you with no excuse to avoid money management. In the time it takes to commute to the city, you could easily learn these five financial tricks for busy people.

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How to Create a College Education Savings Plan for your Child

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jun 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM

The cost of college continues to increase. In fact, tuition at private four-year institutions has increased 129 percent in the last 20 years. In order to meet these rising expenses, every parent needs a college education savings strategy. Depending on your income level, there are different savings options you can choose from, such as a 529 College Plan or a Coverdell Education Savings Account.

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How to Save for Retirement without Stress and Anxiety

Posted by Tom Hallissey on May 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM

More and more Americans are now working longer into their golden years. In fact, one in five have no retirement savings at all. Unfortunately, too many of these people never learned how to save for retirement.

Don’t make the same mistake. Learn these tips and tricks today.

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Estate Tax Returns: Answers to Frequently Asked Questions

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Apr 25, 2018 10:00:00 AM

If you were named the beneficiary of a relative’s will, you probably have a lot of questions about estate taxes. From deadlines to tax rates, these simple explanations will help you navigate a complex situation.

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IRS Warns Virtual Currency Transactions must be Reported

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Mar 28, 2018 10:00:00 AM

With tax day just weeks away, the IRS has issued a stern reminder that any income from virtual currency transactions must be reported on your tax return. The government views these types of transactions like any other exchange of property. Taxpayers who do not properly report digital currency transactions could face an audit and be held liable for penalties and interest.

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How New Legislation Affects the Corporation Tax

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Jan 31, 2018 10:00:00 AM

Late last year, Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to trigger economic growth with changes to the corporation tax. These adjustments to the Federal tax code have the potential to impact businesses of every size. If you own a company on Long Island, you will benefit from getting up to speed on these changes fast.

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How to Create (and Keep) Financial Management Resolutions

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Nov 28, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With the year winding down, it’s a terrific time to create new personal financial management resolutions. Whether your goal is to buy a new car or take a vacation abroad, the actions you take today can have a big impact on your financial future.

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Modern Ways to Create and Track your Family Budget

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Oct 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM

With jobs, kids and other responsibilities to balance, it’s more important than ever to plan and follow a family budget. Whether your goal is to reduce debt or buy a new car, the heads of your household will benefit from these tips for creating and tracking a joint budget.

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Are Long Term or Short Term Investments a Better Choice?

Posted by Tom Hallissey on Sep 27, 2017 10:00:00 AM

It’s a common question that’s not easy to answer. Is it better to focus on long term or short term investments? Since each strategy has its own advantages and disadvantages, the better choice tends to vary according to your unique financial situation.

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