It happens to everybody. We get our first jobs, we work hard, we excitedly rip into that first paycheck and, as Rachel so famously said on Friends, “Who’s FICA? Why’s he taking all my money?” Congratulations! You’ve just been introduced to taxes! Here’s the good news: for many of you, all of the money that is taken out of your paycheck over the course of the year for federal … [Read more...] about Finances Don’t Have to Be Complicated
This is a guest post by Jason Kane. Read more about him at the end of the post. Write for us. When the calendar turns to a new year, it's time to start thinking about doing your taxes. Many people procrastinate on this process, waiting until close to the April 15th deadline to get going. There are many reasons why it's a bad idea to wait to file. The smart people get … [Read more...] about 5 Pitfalls of Procrastinating to File Your Taxes (And How to Avoid Them)
This guest post was written by Johnathan Baker. You can read more about him at the end of the post! Write for us. It is a sad thing to consider, but not all that uncommon. Sometimes a homeowner with a mortgage will die before the mortgage has been completely paid off. Since mortgages can last 20, 30, even 40 or more years, a lot can happen to a person between the time they … [Read more...] about What Happens to a Mortgage When the Homeowner Dies?