Gail Buckner Archive
Published March 19, 2012
Don’t we all want some assurance that the individual we are entrusting with the task of preparing our tax return is ethical and competent? Yes, but new requirements from the IRS might not be the best way to go about doing this.
Published March 12, 2012
As a concept, Social Security is fairly simple. In practice, it can get very complex very fast.
Published March 05, 2012
The White House is touting its new Framework for Business Tax Reform as a way to cut the corporate tax rate and simplify taxes for small businesses
Published February 21, 2012
What does Congress do when the country is facing a huge deficit? Pile on more debt, of course
Published February 13, 2012
If you thought the mortgage mess wreaked havoc on the economy, some experts say there is another bubble about to burst.
Published January 30, 2012
A ‘spousal benefit’ is one that is based upon the earnings record of your spouse as opposed to your own. If one member of a couple worked in higher-paying jobs or had more time in the paid workforce, a spousal benefit could be considerably higher
Published January 23, 2012
Whether you’re trying to land a job, secure a pay raise, or convince your teenager that curfews matter, it’s all about negotiating. And, according to Jim Camp, most of us go about it all wrong.
Published January 16, 2012
While you were ringing in the new year, a number of tax changes that could increase what you’ll owe the taxman a year from now expired.
Published January 10, 2012
When it comes to deciding on what age to file for Social Security benefits, a mistake can result in less income for the rest of your life.
Published December 29, 2011
When it comes to filing for Social Security, if you make the wrong choices, they affect the amount of income you will receive for the rest of your life.