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Oft-overlooked Areas to Cut Business Expenses

Trimming expenses is something businesses must do in earnest to survive the economic downturn due to the pandemic. Here are some areas where your business may still have cost saving opportunity.

Last updated: 10/05/2020

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Switching Jobs? Here Are Several Options For Your 401(k).

If you have a 401(k) from a soon-to-be former employer, you must decide what to do with your retirement account when you leave. Here are several options to consider.

Last updated: 09/18/2020

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Is a Tax Time Bomb Lurking in Your Paycheck?

Did your first paycheck in September seem a little higher? If so, it could be a tax time bomb.

Last updated: 10/08/2020

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How to Build Your Emergency Fund - When You Have No Money

This year's pandemic highlighted the importance of having an emergency fund if you lose your primary source of income for an extended period of time. Here are some creative ways to cut your expenses and free up cash for your emergency fund.

Last updated: 09/08/2020

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PPP Loan Update: Owner-Employees Can Get More Salary Expense Forgiven

More of a business's Paycheck Protection Program loan used to pay certain owner-employee salaries can be forgiven under updated guidance from the Small Business Administration.

Last updated: 08/28/2020

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August 31st Deadline Is Almost Here To Avoid Distribution Tax Hit!

ACT NOW! You may be able to roll over your 2020 IRA distribution to another IRA without taking a tax hit, but you need to act quickly to meet the August 31 deadline.

Last updated: 08/16/2020

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IRS Rolls Out Fix for Many Missing, Incorrect Stimulus Payments

Still haven't received the correct Economic Impact Payment from the IRS? There is still hope.

Last updated: 08/10/2020

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Protect Your Business From COVID-19 Scams

The Small Business Administration has been grappling with fraudulent COVID-19 relief applications. Here's what your business can do to protect your confidential information.

Last updated: 07/31/2020

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Applications Can Be Submitted Starting August 10

The Small Business Administration (SBA) will tentatively begin accepting forgiveness applications for Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loans starting August 10. Here is what you need to know about applying for PPP loan forgiveness.

Last updated: 07/25/2020

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Help! My Stimulus Payment is Wrong or Missing!

Here are some common scenarios why you may not have received your payment and what you can do to track down your payment or get the correct amount.

Last updated: 06/23/2020

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Get Rid of Your Kids' Summertime Blues

After a few months of homeschooling and stay-at-home orders, your kids (and you!) are ready for summer. Here are some ideas for family-friendly summertime activities.

Last updated: 06/23/2020

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How Stay-at-Home Orders Change Money Habits

Here are three ways you can take advantage of our recent stay-at-home orders to improve your spending and saving habits.

Last updated: 06/23/2020

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PPP Loan Forgiveness Made Easier

PPP loan forgiveness just got a lot easier thanks to the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act passed by Congress.

Last updated: 06/09/2020

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Time to Build Your Case For Loan Forgiveness

If your business has funds from an approved Payroll Protection Program (PPP) loan, now is the time to prepare to get part of the loan forgiven. Here is what you need to know.

Last updated: 05/26/2020

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Small Businesses: ACT NOW! New Funds are Available

An additional $484 billion in COVID-19 assistance is now available, including $310 billion in new money for the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program. But you must act before it is gone.

Last updated: 04/25/2020

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Ideas to Help Pay Bills During Tough Times

Paying bills is never easy, but it can be especially tough during the coronavirus pandemic. Here are six ideas that could help.

Last updated: 04/24/2020

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Tax Savvy Moves to Consider Now

Within the coronavirus pandemic are tax planning opportunities. Here are a few to consider.

Last updated: 04/27/2020

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Alert! Creative COVID-19 Scams

Thieves are getting creative with different ways to gain access to your checking account and personal information during the COVID-19 pandemic. We have a list of some of the reported schemes.

Last updated: 04/25/2020

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Get Your Money: Ensure You Receive a Stimulus Payment

If you need to register with the IRS to receive your Economic Impact Payment, you need to review this information.

Last updated: 04/20/2020

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Federal Reserve Unveils Main Street Business Lending Program

The Federal Reserve announced several actions aimed at pumping in another $2.3 trillion of financing into U.S. businesses who are attempting to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last updated: 04/16/2020

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5 Things Your Business Needs to Do Now!

With the COVID-19 pandemic dominating the news and creating havoc in many sectors of the economy, companies are going to need to be on their "A" game to survive and thrive. Here are five essential tasks to help you do this.

Last updated: 04/17/2020

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The 3 Rules of Cash

To keep your business solvent through the COVID-19 pandemic, stay focused on the 3 rules of cash.

Last updated: 04/24/2020

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Stimulus Payments are Underway

Stimulus payments are underway. So is the new simple filing site. Here are the details.

Last updated: 04/20/2020

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Solving Problems with your PPP Loan Application

If you have not applied for a small business Payroll Protection Program loan through your bank, you should still strongly consider doing so now.

Last updated: 04/13/2020

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Second Quarter Estimated Payments Delay

The IRS recently clarified that the due date for 2nd quarter estimated tax payments will be 30 days later.

Last updated: 04/13/2020

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Trying to Save a 2016 Tax Refund? Read This!

You now have an additional 90 days to claim your 2016 tax year refund. Here are the details.

Last updated: 04/13/2020

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Key Coronavirus Tax Changes

With the tax filing delay and one-time stimulus payment getting the headlines, lost in this media noise are other changes made that could impact you and your family. Here are some of the other major announcements.

Last updated: 04/07/2020

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A Lifeline for Small Businesses - The PPP Loan

Starting Friday, April 3, small businesses in the U.S. can apply for a special, forgivable loan to help stay afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Last updated: 04/16/2020

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Stimulus Payments: The Senior Problem

To file or not to file. That is the question....facing every senior in America! Three changes to the answer in three days from different government agencies is creating confusion. Here is a solution.

Last updated: 04/03/2020

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Must Read for Small Business Coronavirus Loans

Here are some suggestions to help you through the new SBA PPP loan chaos.

Last updated: 04/13/2020

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COVID-19 Stimulus Payments. READ THIS NOW!

Your COVID-19 stimulus checks are in the mail! Find out how much you qualify for and when to expect the money.

Last updated: 04/07/2020

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COVID-19 Bill Enhances Your Unemployment Benefits

Eligible individuals and businesses can apply for expanded unemployment benefits under recent legislation passed by Congress. Find out if you qualify!

Last updated: 04/02/2020

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Additional Paid Leave for Workers Affected by COVID-19

Workers affected by COVID-19 can take additional paid leave thanks to a new federal law. Businesses providing paid leave also benefit by getting reimbursed. Find out what it means for you!

Last updated: 11/24/2020

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