Home prices expected to drop in 2023: Get ready to buy, now!
Is my article title confusing? If you’ve been visiting the site for any period of time, it shouldn’t be. Like anything else, the best time to purchase is when something is on sale. Expected price drop There are a few factors at work here, currently. The Federal Reserve has been pumping interest rates for theRead…
FINAL: 2023 Social Security Pay Raise
Over the past few months, there has been much discussion on the estimated Cost-of-Living Allowance (COLA) for 2023. We’ve had various estimates ourselves, but without the final CPI-W numbers, it was largely speculation, especially early in the year. The Verdict The final COLA, effective Jan 1, 2023, will be 8.7%. This figure applies to SocialRead…
Save more; increased retirement plan contribution limits for 2023
Each year, the IRS sets the contribution limits for 401(k)-style plans, and Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs). These increases are based on inflation, and this year, we’ve experienced quite a bit of that. HSA plans also received an increase announcement earlier in 2022, for those of you wondering. 401(k), 403(b), and 457(b) The 2023 contribution limitRead…
Student Loan Forgiveness 2022; What This Means For Everyone
Since Federal student loans were created in 1958 under the National Defense Education Act (NDEA), we have been slowly heading toward a national crisis. This past week, it culminated with President Biden forgiving up to $20,000 in loans for certain borrowers. The problem? It does nothing to actually solve the problem. President Biden’s executive orderRead…
Here is why everyone is afraid of the IRS
When anyone hears the acronym ‘IRS’, which stands for Internal Revenue Service, they experience a quick bout of fear, followed by a moment of relief that they’re not on the audit list, followed by thoughts of wonder as to why the IRS even exists. This is completely normal behavior, and we’re here to support you!Read…
As News of Recession Looms, the US Government Says “It’s Complicated”
As news of a recession looms, the US Government attempts to expel fears by refusing to acknowledge the traditionally accepted definition of a recession.