Gail Buckner Archive
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.
Published December 20, 2011
If you think the department stores are busy now, just wait until January when everyone is rushing to return unwanted gifts. When it comes to returning items, it's important shoppers now their rights.
Published December 12, 2011
The lousy economy and anemic job market has more college grads moving back home with mom and dad. While parents what to be supportive--both emotionally and financially--there's a fine line between being supportive and enabling. After all, if you blow your retirement savings helping your adult child, will they be ready to have you move in when you are 80 and not financially sound for retirement?