It was just a few years ago that the Federal Trade Commission was flooded with complaints about scammers pretending to be from the IRS who called consumers and falsely told them they owed taxes. In its peak year, consumers reported losing $17 million to these IRS scams.
Don’t Depend on the Government or Employers For Your Retirement Nest EggA recent article from Barron’s that focuses on Americans’ perception and understanding of the financial elements of retirement found that 53 percent of Americans say […]
YOUR OPINION: As I listen to the socialist politicians trying to outdo each other on taxing the rich, the latest being a 90 percent tax on “the wealthy,” I can’t help but think about a book by Ayn Rand published in1957, and how clairvoyant the author has turned out to be.
One of the goals of a socialist government is to reduce income and wealth inequality. Hearing that newly elected representative and avowed socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been appointed to serve on the House of Representative’s finance committee and has suggested a 70 percent income tax on “the rich,” I have a suggestion.
According to a variety of surveys, more than 1 out of every 2 households in America don’t have enough in reserve to pay a $1000 unexpected expense, and 40 percent can’t cover a $400 unexpected expense without having to borrow it.
Marriott International says that a breach of its Starwood guest reservation database exposed the personal information of up to 500 million people. If your information was exposed, there are steps you can take to help guard against its misuse.
An offer of reduced monthly payments — or complete forgiveness — on your student loan may make you want to sign up…and exhale. Unfortunately, though, some of those programs wind up costing you hundreds or thousands of dollars for nothing in return. What’s more, you could’ve gotten real help for free.
The Internal Revenue Service recently issued the finalized tax brackets for the 2019 tax season, after adjusting rates to account for inflation.
If you took out an online payday loan from a company affiliated with AMG Services, you may be getting a check in the mail from the FTC. The $505 million the FTC is returning to consumers makes this the largest refund program the agency has ever administered.
Extreme weather and natural disasters can occur with little warning. This year’s floods and wildfires are proof of that. Are you ready to leave your home at a moment’s notice?
September is National Preparedness Month and Attorney General Pam Bondi is encouraging Floridians to make sure preparations are in place for upcoming hurricanes.
U.S. housing markets, when viewed as a whole, are now in rent territory, meaning renting and reinvesting, on average, will outperform owning and building equity in terms of wealth creation, according to the latest national index produced by Florida Atlantic University and Florida International University faculty.
Apple reached a $1 trillion market capitalization, with shares climbing above the $207 price point Thursday.
For the first time in the history of Florida, all three rating agencies now have Florida’s GO bond rating at AAA.
The Brevard Humane Society is hosting the largest kitten bash of the summer Saturday, June 16th at their Cocoa Adoption Center located at 1020 Cox Road.