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The E*Trade Education Center – Maximize Tax Efficiency in Your Investments

By |April 8th, 2015|

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of E*TRADE for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine.
With the last day to file your taxes just two weeks away, it’s time for many of us procrastinators to start getting this financial chore out of the way. There are plenty of tax services out […]

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Affordable Care Act and Your Tax Refund

By |March 17th, 2015|

As the old saying goes, “The only guarantee in life is death and taxes.” While it may only be October, it is never too early to worry about your taxes.

Customers counting on their tax refund to catch up on bills, bolster their bank account, or just to buy themselves (or their family) something nice […]

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Accountants’ Advice on Small Business Tax Troubles

By |April 30th, 2014|

At this time of year, taxes are on a lot of people’s minds. For small business owners in particular it can be quite stressful. Check out the following infographic for some interest data about small business taxes. The data was compiled by surveying 400 accountants in the US.

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You Can Call Me a Rocket Scientist, As I Did My Taxes!

By |March 28th, 2014|

The following is a guest post about taxes. If interested in submitting a guest post please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Taxes are so complicated. Doing taxes is just about the scariest thing ever. To make your life a little simpler, here is a post that will help you understand how you […]

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The Difference Between the Taxable & Non-Taxable Portions of Your Annuity

By |October 23rd, 2013|

The following is a guest post about taxable portions of your annuity. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Assuming you have a non-disability annuity that started after July 1986, then there are two parts to your annuity of which you should be aware: […]

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Taxing Talk: How Taxes Affect Your Savings

By |August 28th, 2013|

The following is a guest post about how taxes affect your savings. If interested in submitting a guest post, please read my guest post policy and then contact me.

Whether you’re trying to save the money to buy a new car, put down a deposit on a house or spend a year abroad, it’s […]

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Paying For Self Employment Income Tax Year Round

By |December 13th, 2012|

Since 2005 I’ve been earning side income online. I’ve gotta say, it’s pretty nice to be getting that extra income each month. At times I’ve even relied on that money as my primary source of income.

While the additional money is satisfying, there is one part that you’re bound to dislike…paying taxes on […]

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Tax Implications Of Running A Blog

By |October 3rd, 2012|

Check out my new guide for starting a blog to learn how to go about properly creating your own blog.

As most of you know by now, Wednesday is when Modest Money forgets that it’s a personal finance blog and focuses on blogging related tips. I could make excuses about how it ties into […]

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Thank You For Getting Speeding Tickets

By |July 9th, 2012|

A while back I wrote a tongue-in-cheek post about irresponsible credit card usage. Apparently some people didn’t particularly like that approach, especially when they were in denial about their own credit card mistakes. I didn’t mean to offend anyone, but I guess certain people are just overly sensitive. It seemed to […]