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Most Americans will begin to see the new tax plan effects in action in February 2018 as a majority of provisions went into effect in January.  Only a few changes affect taxes for 2017 - taxpayers will first experience the vast majority of changes when filing 2018 taxes next year.

One of the changes with significant ramifications is the big increase in standard deductions for taxpayers - nearly doubling deduction levels - meaning far fewer filers will be able to itemize deductions.

 

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Hi! I’m Cathy, Jordan’s go-to person when he wants to make things happen. Thanks to working with Jordan, I have the good fortune of being exposed to all sorts of new-to-me personal finance ideas and opportunities. Working with a personal finance expert means I have the perfect opportunity to improve my skills, learn to save and how to invest.
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The financial marketplace is always changing and it will always continue to change. The choices, products, rates, and situations you face now will soon be different. What will you do?
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In December we traditionally celebrate as we tidy up the remaining days of the waning year. Whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah, Kwanzaa or Fiesta of Our Lady of Guadalupe, Solstice or Boxing Day, Yule or St Lucia’s Day, it’s all about moving through darkness and cold into the light of the new, gathering closely with family and friends and celebrating survival, success and rebirth.
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The holidays are coming! The holidays are coming! Are you financially ready? Have a plan in place that allows spending within your means and a way to pay off any holiday debts?

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College is one of the most valuable investments you will make in your lifetime but some worry it is not affordable.
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Student Loans. Those very words can strike fear into the hearts of young adults deciding whether or not to pursue higher education. Not only students, but their parents as well.
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Rising healthcare premiums for primary care have caused many Americans to forgo vital coverage such as dental and vision care coverage.
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On February 22, 2016 The Financial Survival Network hosted Jordan Goodman to encourage some of his great money answers. In an interview with Kerry Lutz, Jordan provided insight about the global stage of economy. He discusses projections of the future for not only America, but the global market, seeing as debt is going to play a big factor in the integrity of our economy.
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Another holiday season has come and gone. Where did the time go? Now, as December’s bank and credit card statements begin arriving in the mail, you may be discovering that you spent more than you had planned on gifts, travel, food and other holiday-related expenses. According to a news story I heard recently, the average person spent just over $800 on gifts this year, and a good amount of that was purchased using credit cards. That could make for a less-than-festive couple of months, unless you act decisively.
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