Saving in 529 Plans Continues to Rise
Assets in 529 college savings plans increased slightly in the second quarter of 2013, according to data from Strategic Insight.
Down and Out in Memphis; Movin’ On Up in Salt Lake City
Location, location, location, goes the old adage—usually in the context of pricey real estate. But a new Harvard-Berkeley study suggests that location may be even more important to poor Americans seeking upward mobility.
Top 25 Best Value Colleges: 2013
Out of 1,511 schools studied, these 25 had the greatest payoff for graduates over the course of a 30-year career.
Top 10 Most Expensive States for Long-Term Care: 2013
Will you or one of your clients be one of the 70% of people over 65 who will need long-term care? Genworth’s annual study on the cost of LTC indicates that if you are, you will be paying more for it this year.
Why I Think Ric Edelman Is Ahead of the Curve, Again
Technology will change advice giving in the very near future, especially among younger people. Ric’s ready. Are you?
The United States continues to move toward energy independence with oil-and-natural gas industry exploration and production (E&P) companies playing an important role in that trend.
Precious Metals and Taxes: What to Expect With Transactions
The experts at Tax Facts Online on how sales of precious metals are taxed.
Gas and Cigarettes: The Tax Sticks That Keep On Hittin’
A look at how federal and state taxes hit car owners and smokers: are they meant to change behavior or just raise revenue?
7 Key Tax Protests That Shook America
Resisters have tried violence and politics, but the taxes keep rolling on.
Right before I graduated from college, I had a meeting with one of the school’s career counselors, Mr. Snooks.