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Short and Long Term Financial Targets Identified

Everyone enjoys their first pay check and many enjoy their last, the time for a comfortable retirement after many years of working each week to support the family and pay the bills. What happens in between varies from person to person. Those who have...

Credit Repair And The Homebuyers Tax Credit

The Homebuyers Tax Credit that was part of the economic stimulus package from last January will continue and will now include some homeowners rather than just first time buyers. The program was scheduled to expire at the end of November but last Thursday,...

Joblessness To Bottom Out

In some positive economic news, forecasters are predicting that in the first quarter of 2010 that joblessness will bottom out and while there will still be high unemployment rather than getting worse, it will start getting better. Many economists have said...

Where the Jobs Are

Most everyone agrees that what the economy needs right now are jobs. Jobs. That?s it, jobs. But there are a few places that have plentiful job opportunities. See this article from CNN Money to tell you more about these 25 counties...

Will 2011 Be The Peak Of The Foreclosure Crisis?

Real Estate analysts from RealtyTrac Inc. are predicting that 2011 will be the height of the Real Estate crisis with an expected 1.2 million homes being repossessed. Lenders are poised to take back more homes than at any other time since the crisis...

Unemployment and Politics

The unemployment extension package finally passed Congress but without any help from the Republicans who have stated that the unemployed are ?spoiled?, have a disincentive to work, don?t want the jobs that are available, are ?hobo?s?, and who will just take their unemployment benefits...

Will Home Prices Dip Further?

Many housing experts are predicting a dip in home prices and sales following the tax credit rush base on them . Even though the tax credit easily calculated by the Turbo calculator has now been extended there were still many people who bought in...

End of the Year Planning 2009 Taxes

December is the time when you need to start considering your tax status for the past year. For 2009, the tax rates will stay the same as last year and perhaps 2010 will be the same however, there will be an increase in the highest...