Now that you know why you need to establish an emergency fund, here are some tips on the important things to consider when establishing one.
Remember the times when our parents used to tell us, you need to save for the rainy day! The big question is, “Have you been following that advice?” Well, sometimes it is easier said than done especially if we have to consider all the other expenses and savings such as retirement and kids education. But you know what, we really need to include saving for an emergency fund as part of the budget in order to be ready for any unforeseen circumstances beyond our control such as:
While most of home businesses require a very low start-up cost, however, there are still a lot of home based businesses that require some start-up capital to use for working capital and to purchase inventory and equipment. Check the various ways to finance your home-based business or small business.
New claims in unemployment nationwide jump unexpectedly as 500,000 unemployment applications submitted nationwide last week were the most in nine months as reported in the Los Angeles Times August20, 2010 edition. The economy has not picked up yet and more people are still looking for jobs. What happens if the unemployment benefits has been exhausted? [...]
As a business owner, one of the critical decisions that you will make is to choose the form of business structure. This article discusses the things to consider when choosing your business entity.
With the introduction of the American Opportunity Credit, the Hope credit faded away since it offers less benefit. However, the Hope Credit yields a higher benefit if you are part of this group. The article also discusses the test that you need to meet to qualify, what expenses you can deduct, what you can’t deduct and how to calculate the credit.
If you think the monthly payment on your house is only the amount of your PITI (or principal, interest, property taxes and insurance), think again!! The cost of homeownership goes beyond that. Here is the list of the other cost that you have to include in your budget.
Looking for the 2010 Federal Tax Table? Look no more. On this article you’ll find the 2010 tax brackets and how taxes are determined for Single, Head of Household (HH), Married Filing Joint (MFJ), and Married Filing Separate (MFS) taxpayers.
Any business venture, no matter how appealing it would be, always comes with its own disadvantages. This article discuss the most common disadvantages of a home-based business.
A guide to understanding how tax credit works, how it is different from a tax deduction, and the various types of tax credit.