Education

5 Big Tax Credits and Deductions to Claim in Your 2016-2017 Tax Filing

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It’s hard to believe that we only have a couple months left in 2016, and tax-filing season will begin soon. In this post we’re going to look at 5 big categories of tax credits and deductions you should consider when filing your 2016 tax return next April. One point to keep in mind before we […]

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

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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 that is associated when dealing […]

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

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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 credit (which would have been […]

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Job Outlook and Prospects: The Usual Suspects and Some Surprises

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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 with a defined career path […]

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Comparing MBA Graduate School Costs Across Full Time, Part Time and Executive Programs

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A Master of Business Administration, or MBA, can be earned in a variety of ways through part-time, full-time, or in executive MBA programs. Each type of program has its own pros and cons, as well as a myriad of tuition and fees, depending on the school chosen. The varying types of MBA programs have arisen […]

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