Archive | March, 2012

How People Who Work Online Can Lower Their Tax Bills

28 March 2012

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The taxman must be paid, and self-employed individuals face more taxes than most. The average employee does not realize that the employer picks up part of their Social Security tax. If you are your own employer, then you will have to pay that full tax on your own. This tax for 2011 totaled 13.3 percent. […]

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Pension vs property, the retirement debate

21 March 2012

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If you’re building up capital in a property, whether it’s your own home or a property that you let out, perhaps through a buy to let mortgage arrangement, you may think that it’ll be enough to cover the cost of retirement. After all, what could be more valuable than a home? Nevertheless, relying solely on […]

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How Consolidating Your Debts Can Save You Money and Improve Your Credit Rating

14 March 2012

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Millions of people all over the world are struggling with debt and the recent financial crisis has only made the problem worse. The US debt now tops $15 trillion and the UK as a nation also owes approximately £1 trillion. In short, we owe more money than ever and many people simply cannot afford to […]

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Seeming Money Savers You Should Avoid

6 March 2012

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Money is tight for many individuals across the nation. Jobs have been stagnant and many employers just aren’t offering the raises they used to to combat the increasing costs of living. Because of this many households are coming up with crafty ideas to put a few extra bucks in their pocket each month. While choosing […]

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