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    How to Get Your Taxes Done When You Procrastinate

    By Marilyn O’Malley This is the time of year. TAXES. Ahhh. Many of you, sensitive creatives and entrepreneurs, may be pulling your hair out just about now. Your whole body is rearing up like a wild horse, resisting to get your taxes done, procrastinating to collect all the information, data and documents needed to finish […]

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    Must Read Tax Tips for LGBT Couples

    By David Rae How’s this for a milestone? 2016 marks the first year that many same sex couples are filing joint returns. Here’s what to know and what to do so that tax time doesn’t sabotage your wedded bliss. By David Rae Certified Financial Planner™ Accredited Investment Fiduciary™ My husband and I have just finished […]

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    Flint Workers to Presidential Candidates: $15/Hour and Union Rights

    By Tyrone Stitt I’m a lifelong resident of Flint, Michigan, and a lifelong fast-food worker. That means my tap water is toxic, and my paycheck is too small to afford a safe alternative. It’s a brutal one-two punch, but this week – as presidential candidates from both parties come to Michigan ahead of our state’s […]

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    How to Stick to Your Financial Resolutions

    By Laura Adams If you’re like many people, you created New Year’s financial resolutions (and if you didn’t, it’s not too late!). Maybe you want to increase your 401k contribution, build your emergency fund, organize your financial documents, or pay off high-rate credit cards this year. Achieving a financial goal can be empowering, but making […]