Every year in the mail you receive a Social Security Benefits Statement. It’s an itemized statement that breaks down how much money you’ve earned in your lifetime, and how much you can expect to receive in Social Security benefits (payments) upon your retirement. Don’t throw those reports in the trash. Here’s what you should be doing with your Social Security Statement Sample instead.
If you’re anything like me, the mere mention of having to make big financial decisions (even if they are good for me) makes me cringe and worry I won’t understand the facts. So, I want to break down 401k retirement plan information into a language everyone can understand. Here are the different contribution options, what to think about when investing, and what to do if you leave your job and you want to take your 401k benefits with you.
If you want to be a small business owner, you have a few ways that you could start. Sole proprietorship, LLC, and S-Corporation structures are all common for small businesses. Here are the reasons to establish your company as a sole proprietor business, based on our experience as small business owners.
Small business owners don’t always know the red flags that can cause an IRS audit. But we do! 5 tips you probably haven’t thought of to avoid a tax audit.
Hiring interns, outsourcing work, bartering services, and other out-of-the-box ways to find employees for your new business when cash flow may be tight.
Are you a freelancer? Me too! If you work as an independent contractor, these tips will help you make sense of the tricky laws on freelance taxes.
Eye-opening salary facts if you’re thinking about driving for Uber. Plus testimonials from Uber drivers, along with driver pay, secrets, tips & tricks.
Regardless of the type of paper you save and how long you save it — like for tax purposes — you will inevitably need to shred a large amount of paper that has your private information on it. Especially if you work from home, or have your own small business. We have 2 paper shredders. See which ones and why we chose these.
Many thrift store owners and those to make and sell craft items are worrying that the new legislation that regulates lead content in clothing and toys could very well drive them out of business. Here’s how the new lead laws affect you as a thrift store shopper (or owner), or if you’re a crafter who makes handmade items and sells them on places like eBay and Etsy.
Whether you work at home running your own home-based business or you telecommute as part of your job for another employer, you should know that there are certain tax deductions that you can take. And some that you can’t. Here’s what you need to know…