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TaxAct vs. H&R Block vs. TaxSlayer: Which is the Best, Low-Cost Tax Services?

How are you filing your taxes this year? We’ve compared three of the big names in budget-friendly tax software to help you decide on one. Find out which comes out on top, here’s TaxAct vs. H&R Block vs. TaxSlayer. Table of Contents A Little Bit About Each Product Key Features Pricing Sign-Up Process Security Mobile Support & Accessibility Customer Service & Support Bottom Line: Which One Wins? Editor’s Note: Pricing is up to date as of March 3, 2019 I t’s almost tax time and you know wh...
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What Is The Cheapest Tax Software for 2019?

If you don’t qualify to file your taxes for free, what’s the next best option? We’ll compare prices and features below to help you find the cheapest tax software. T here are five major tax preparation software packages on the market that most do-it-yourself tax preparers will use: Credit Karma Tax, TurboTax, TaxACT, H&R Block, and eSmart Tax. Comparing these options to find the cheapest can be a real chore. Each has several editions with varying features. As a result, it is essential to compar...
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HSA Taxes in 2019: 4 Must-Know Facts

Use the tax break for health savings accounts if you qualify, and you can save a bundle.
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What You Need to Know About the Holiday Inn Retirement Plan

A Texas man made headlines when he announced that instead of moving to a retirement home in his old age, he’d spend his days at various Holiday Inns around the world. How does he plan to do this, and why? Get the breakdown here. How The Plan Works Terry Robinson’s plan is just to move from one long-term stay at a Holiday Inn to another. He says that the average nursing home costs $188 a day, but you can stay long-term and with a senior discount in most Holiday Inns for about $60 a night. Add...
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Expenses: "Uninsured" Portion of Children Medical Expenses - Hsa/High Deductible Health Plan

My question involves a child custody case from the State of: Texas I am non custodial parent. 3 kids Court order is, I pay cash medical support, custodial parent was to maintain health insurance. 50/50 shared on unreimbursed health care expenses. Facts: Custodial parent maintained health care through her employer, preferred plan since kids born. After divorce, 1 year later (Jan 2019) she renewed her health plan through her employer but chose a high deductible plan. Her employer gave her a $1...
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2018 2019 2020 HSA Contribution Limits

Even though we just got into 2019, it’s time to think about HSA for 2020. The contribution limits for various tax advantaged accounts for the following year are usually announced in October, except for HSA, which come out in April or May. The contribution limits are adjusted for inflation each year, subject to rounding rules. Because of the rounding rules, I’m able to calculate the limits based on the inflation numbers available so far. The inflation numbers in the couple of months ahead will no...
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Is an HSA a Good Place for My Retirement Savings?

If you think your HSA is only good for covering medical expenses, you're overlooking one of its key benefits.
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Tax Benefits for Individuals 2018-2019

Paying taxes is a part of life but there’s no reason to pay more than you have to. We’ll show you how the tax code offers benefits for individuals as a way to reduce what you owe. A s you plan your finances, don’t forget about tax breaks. With the right approach, it’s possible to make the most of your money by including tax planning in your financial picture. Tax Deduction vs. Tax Credit The first thing to understand about tax benefits for individuals is that they fall into two main categori...
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Money Diaries, Couples Edition: A Week In D.C.

Welcome to Money Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Oh, hey, did you hear we launched a podcast? Check out Money Diaries: The Podcast, and subscribe today so you don't miss any episode!Leading up to Valentine's Day, we're talking about relationships and money. Today, we're excited to share the Money Diary of...
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A Week In Atlanta, GA, On A $57,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Oh, hey, did you hear we launched a podcast? Check out Money Diaries: The Podcast, and subscribe today so you don't miss any episode!Today: an associate producer working in digital media who makes $57,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on ic...
Tags: Fashion, Music, France, Amc, Atlanta, Spain, Netflix, Brussels, Hulu, Conor Oberst, Garageband, Joe, Hgtv, Phoebe Bridgers, Bon Appetit, Turbotax


Eye protection

Eye protection is one area of preparedness that I haven't see a lot of discussion about. In a post-SHTF world you may have to deal with blowing dust, swarms of flies/mosquitos/gnats, smoke, flying shrapnel, heavy rain/snow, etc., and something getting into your eyes can distract you at a critical moment or potentially cause a severe injury or blindness. Having worn glasses since I was a kid has made me extremely sensitive to protecting my eyes, so it's one area I've looked at closely. Since I w...
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4 Ways to Help Cope with the Copay Blues

By Brenda J. Mullins At some point or another, many may experience what I like to call “copay blues.” No, I am not referring to the great music of American blues legends. I wish. In short, this phenomenon occurs when somebody experiences an ailment that should merit a visit to the doctor, but they put off the trip for fear of the price tag associated with it. In fact, a recent study found that 64 percent of Americans have avoided or delayed medical care in the last year due to expected costs.1 N...
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A Week In Austin, TX, On A $99,000 Joint Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Today: an executive assistant working in manufacturing who makes $59,000 per year ($99,000 when combined with her...
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Authorize A Family Member To Access Your Accounts

When you have a joint account, each person on the account can transact with the account. As part of our estate planning package, my wife and I created a trust, with both of us as co-trustees (see Will and Trust Through Employer Legal Plan). We stated in the trust that each trustee can act alone. However, our IRAs and HSAs can only be in our individual names. It’s not possible to have a joint IRA or a joint HSA. We can name beneficiaries, but the beneficiaries only become relevant after the owner...
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Get Reimbursed for Years-Old Medical Expenses with Your HSA

If you have a Health Savings Account attached to your high-deductible health plan, you likely know that you can use it to get reimbursed throughout the year for medical expenses. But HSAs have another benefit: There’s no time limit on getting reimbursed. As long as you had the HSA open when you accrued a medical bill,…Read more...
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A Week In Southwest Michigan On A Joint $146,000 Income

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: an accountant who makes $23,000 per year ($146,000 when combined with her husband) and spends some of her money this week on Honey Nut Cheerios.Occupation: AccountantIndustry: NonprofitAge: 43Location: Southwest MichiganMy Income: $23,000 between my t...
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It's Been 3 Years Since The First Money Diary, So We Caught Up With Some Of Our Fave NYC Diarists

Today, January 17, 2019, marks the third anniversary of Money Diaries! Once a fledging idea borne of a dinner party conversation about the taboo nature of money, over the last three years, we've published over 1,000 diaries from all 50 states and around the globe, garnered a loyal (and sometimes, er, judge-y) commentariat, inspired a whole gamut of copycat series (ahem), published a book, and, most importantly, stayed true to our mission of normalizing conversations around the not-always-glamor...
Tags: Europe, Fashion, Music, Japan, Netflix, Brooklyn, Broadway, Joe, TJ, PTO, HSA, Placerville, ROTH IRA, Flatbush


WEX to buy Discovery Benefits

WEX said Jan. 16 that it agreed to buy Discovery Benefits Inc. Financial terms weren’t announced. Discovery Benefits is employee benefits administrator for more than one million consumers. PRESS RELEASE SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine–(BUSINESS WIRE)–WEX (NYSE:WEX), a leading financial technology service provider, today announced the signing of an agreement to acquire Discovery Benefits, Inc. (DBI), a high-growth employee benefits administrator to more than one million consumers across all 50 states. DBI ...
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A Week In Grand Rapids, MI, On A $74,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Are you a furloughed federal employee? We'd love to read your Money Diary. Submit here.Today: a tax analyst working in manufacturing who makes $74,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on Bloody Marys.Occupation: Tax AnalystIndustry: Manufactur...
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An Alternative Look at the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) Movement

The following is a guest post from Kevin at Next Level Finance. One of the biggest trends in the personal finance world in recent years has been the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement. At its best, it’s a passionate group of individuals seeking independence from traditional employment and a healthy work/life balance. At its worst, it’s a group of bloggers with unrealistic financial projections that are a bit too caught up with finding that perfect Instagram shot while travelin...
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7 Tax Benefits for Married Couples

For richer or poorer, till tax season do you part? Wait, there’s no need to file separately. Here are 7 tax benefits for married couples. W hen deciding to tie the knot, you don’t often sit down and work out the tax benefits for married couples. However, as you consider your finances as a couple, one of the items you need to figure out is how to manage your tax bill in a way that benefits your situation. As you consider how to file your taxes and manage your money as a couple, here are some of...
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7 Resolutions to Help You Achieve Financial Freedom in the New Year

A new year, and a new chance to improve your financial situation. We have seven resolutions to help you achieve financial freedom in 2019. A t the end of every year and the beginning of another, we tent to reflect on our lives and look for ways we can improve upon it during the next 12 months. For many of us, January seems like a reboot–a way to look at our lives with renewed energy and focus. We all have different lifestyles, different income levels, and various financial goals. But nearly ev...
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2019 Maximum HSA Contribution Limits – How Much Can You Save for Your Medical Expenses?

Health Savings Accounts, or HSAs, are growing in popularity among people who need affordable health insurance and among employers looking to save on health insurance costs. HSAs have many benefits beyond cost savings. Let’s dive in and take a look at what exactly is a health savings account, the HSA contribution limits for each calendar year, how HSAs are one of the most flexible financial accounts you can open, and why it’s a good idea to max out your annual HSA contributions. What is a Health...
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Simple Tips For Startups Picking Small Business Health Insurance Plans

One of the most daunting aspects of running a startup is picking an affordable small business health insurance plan. These tips can make the process easier. You care about the well-being of your employees and want to ensure they have what they need to continue to do excellent work for your company. After all, you’ve worked hard to attract the top talent – and you want to keep it! You want to make sure you provide them with the best possible health insurance plan, but as a small business, your r...
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These are the 15 best U.S. tech companies to work for in 2019, according to Glassdoor

It’s been quite the tumultuous year in the tech industry, most notably for companies like Facebook. Google, Tesla and Salesforce. And, based on Glassdoor’s latest ranking of the best companies to work for — in addition to employee protests and walkouts — it’s clear that employees are paying attention. Unsurprisingly, Facebook is no longer ranked as the top large company to work for in the United States. Following scandal after Scandal, employee sentiment at Facebook decreased from an average 4.6...
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California and New Jersey HSA Tax Return Special Considerations

After Alabama made its state law conform to the federal law, California and New Jersey are the only two remaining states that don’t recognize Health Savings Accounts. After reading my updated Best HSA Provider for Investing HSA Money, a reader asked me about having an HSA as a California resident. I’m familiar with it, because I also live in California. Someone in New Jersey please point out how New Jersey works differently than California. If you live in other states, you don’t have to be conce...
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A Week In Madison, WI, On A Joint $202,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Today: an accounting controller working in manufacturing who makes $92,000 per year ($202,000 combined with her h...
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Medical tax provisions affected in 2019 by inflation

Welcome to Part 5 of the ol' blog's 2019 series on tax inflation adjustments. Today we look at changes to some medical tax provisions.You can find links to all 2019 inflation postsin the  series' first item: income tax brackets and rates . Note: The 2019 figures apply to 2019 returns that are due in April 2020. For comparison purposes, you'll also find 2018 amounts to be used in filing this year's 2018 tax return due April 15, 2019. Why yes, I am milking this medical situation for a...
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Health Savings Account (HSA) Contribution Limits And Out Of Pocket Maximums

Health Savings Accounts have the potential to save you a lot on your taxes. The IRS recently released the updated guidelines for HSA accounts and High Deductible Health Plans. Let's take a look. The post Health Savings Account (HSA) Contribution Limits And Out Of Pocket Maximums appeared first on Bible Money Matters and was written by Peter Anderson. Copyright © Bible Money Matters - please visit biblemoneymatters.com for more great content.
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A Week In Cedar Park, TX, On A $73,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here.Today: a nurse consultant working in government who makes $73,000 per year and spends some of her money this week...
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