Solutions to Make Better Decisions with Your Taxes and Money

Back to school: a tax break for teachers

Teachers are always on the hunt for creative ways to enhance their students’ learning experience. Unfortunately, tight school budgets stifle many of those efforts, and educators are often forced to dive into their own pockets to purchase materials. In fact, the recent average out-of-pocket spend for school teachers is around $500 with some reporting yearly totals in the […]

6 Little-Known Ways to Pay Fewer Taxes

You probably keep track of your itemized deductions, including mortgage interest and charity deductions. You may get a credit for childcare expenses, or take advantage of any of a number of common tax breaks. The tax code is complex, and there’s bound to be something that can lower your tax bill. What could you be […]

Weekly Favorites: Homeowner Tax Breaks, Hire Your Kid for Tax Breaks, May Tax Moves

Weekly Favorites: May 3, 2013 Homeowner Tax Breaks Seem Safe via Bankrate Homeownership is one of the best, and biggest, tax breaks out there. You can deduct mortgage interest, property taxes, even make changes to your home that could help reduce any possible future tax bill. After a Ways and Means committee hearing April 25, […]