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Spring 2010 [ click for PDF ]

  • Organizing Your Financial Records and Financial Record Keeping
  • Earned Income Tax Credit Provides a Boost for Working Women and Their Families

    During the recession, women have worked very hard to provide for their families. Widespread unemployment has impacted many households. As a result, many working households earned less money in 2009 than in previous years. Many such households will qualify for Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) even if they owe no income tax.

  • IRS Tax Preparation Made Easier with Free File

    The Free File program provides free federal income tax preparation and electronic filing for eligible taxpayers through a partnership between the Internal Revenue Service and the Free File Alliance LLC, a group of private sector tax software companies.

  • ...and more!

Fall 2009 [ click for PDF ]

  • Ideas that Work – Save More Money!
  • Expansion of Homebuyer Tax Credits

    The latest effort to assist families – the Worker, Homeownership, and Business Assistance Act of 2009 – was signed into law on November 6, 2009, by President Obama. It extends and expands the fi rst-time homebuyer credit authorized by previous Acts.

  • How to Set Up an Emergency Fund

    Is it possible to be proactive and establish an emergency fund even during tough economic times? The answer is, yes, if you are able to make it a fi nancial priority. That may not be easy when money is tight, but it is important.

  • ...and more!

Summer 2009 [ click for PDF ]

  • Good Debt – Bad Debt – Is There a Difference?
  • How Much Debt Is Too Much?

    How do you know if you are carrying “too much” debt? The use of credit can make your money management system function smoothly or keep you awake with nightmares.

  • Managing Debt through Different Life Stages

    Debt is a constant in most women’s lives. Whether they are juggling credit card debt, student loans, personal loans, or mortgages, debt is always there. The way to get ahead of debt is to prioritize debt based on your living situation.

  • Paying Down Debt the Wi$eUp Way

    Is your income falling short of meeting all of your monthly expenses because of too much debt? One of the biggest disadvantages of using credit is that the money you pay in interest and fi nance charges is money you don’t have available to use for reaching your fi nancial goals.

  • ...and more!

 

 

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