Quick and Practical Ways to Improve your Finances – Automatic Saving, Education, Refinancing to Tax Planning

NOW is always a good time to reassess your financial situation and try and determine how you can improve your personal finances. Based on my experiences and observations, here are five simple and relatively cheap strategies to improve your finances. All it requires is a little discipline and overcoming normal procrastination …

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2016-2017 American Opportunity Education Tax Credit (AOTC) Extension – Eligibility, Income and Phase-out Limits

Congress and the Obama administration reached an agreement a few years ago that extended the American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) through 2018. The AOTC allows parents and students to receive a tax credit of up to $2,500 for qualified college expenses, based on certain income limits. The AOTC replaced the smaller Hope …

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Job Outlook and Prospects: The Usual Suspects and Some Surprises

There is little more on the minds of college students or those considering getting a higher education degree than what occupation will offer decent career opportunities after graduation. Some look at income, and others look toward landing that first job and paycheck. Others look longer term to find a job …

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