Tag: budget

Short-Term Budget Deal Reached That Includes Back Pay Plus 1% 2014 Pay Raise for Government Workers and Pay Freeze For Congress

A short term budget deal has been reached and the government shutdown is over. The debt ceiling has also been raised which will allow the nation to pay its bills… Read more »

Fiscal Cliff Deal Reached – Extending Unemployment Benefits, Tax Cuts, AMT Patch, EITC, Payroll Tax Credit Expiry, Delaying Budget and Defense Cuts

[Updated Jan 2013] Congress and the Obama administration have reached an agreement that will avert a significant portion of the fiscal cliff and its associated impacts on your pay check and… Read more »

Obama’s 2013 Budget Review – Tax Cuts, Job Stimulus and Small Business Credits

The Treasury recently released their Greenbook on President Obama’s 2013 budget proposal. The Greenbook explains the Administration’s revenue proposals included in the budget that seek to boost near-term growth; provide… Read more »

Teaching Your Kids How to Care For Cash and Manage Their Personal Finances

As adults, we’ve seen what a lack of financial knowledge does to managing our finances. That’s why we need to teach our kids early on how to care for their… Read more »

Seven Sure Fire Ways For Students to Rack Up Debt and Ruin Their Financial Future (How to Avoid This Outcome)

As students start college or university, they will have a lot on their plate and hundreds of big and small things to deal with. It is an exciting time, but… Read more »