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Written by Guest Blogger | February 3, 2016
Tax season is a great time to consider saving and building assets for retirement. If you don’t have access to a retirement savings account at work and are looking for an easy way to start saving, myRA might be a good fit. myRA is a new retirement savings account developed by the U.S. Department of the Treasury that’s simple, safe, and affordable.Read more...
Written by Tammy Greynolds | January 28, 2016
Are you ready for tax season? If you haven’t heard about tax identity theft, you may not be. Tax identity theft happens when someone files a phony tax return using your personal information — like your Social Security number — to get a tax refund from the IRS. It also can happen when someone uses your Social Security number to get a job or claims your child as a dependent on a tax return.Read more...
Written by Katie Bryan | January 27, 2016
Washington, DC – Data from the January 2016 Personal Savings Index (PSI) survey by America Saves reveals that savings interest, effort, and effectiveness indicators were considerably lower than these indicators in September 2015. As the following table shows, indicators in this triennial survey were down by six to eight percentage points in the three-month period.Read more...