Managing Gains and Losses in a Turbulent Year   

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Article Highlights: Rough Year for the Stock Market Year End Approaching Annual Capital Losses Are Limited Be Aware of Wash Sale Rules Off-Set Short-Term Gains with Long-Term Capital Losses Planning for Zero Tax on Long-Term…

Four Popular Platforms for Finding Gig Work

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There was once a time when the only people who used the word “gig” were musicians chatting about a booking. Today, virtually every newspaper and magazine features the booming gig economy — or how to make the most of it — on a regular…

Toss Your Paystub Every Week? Maybe It’s Time To Take a Closer Look

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What you do with your paystub often depends on how you get paid. If you have direct deposit there’s a good chance that you just rip the entire thing up without a glance, confident in the fact that the money is in your bank account and all…

Managing Your Finances During an Inflationary Period

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It’s hard to ignore the real-life impacts inflation is having. While gas and grocery prices are having the most immediate effect, the price of almost everything is going up. People who are looking for ways to counter the impact and preserve…

Crucial Steps You Can Use To Take Control of Your Finances in 2022 and Beyond

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As the old saying goes, "If you fail to plan, you plan to fail." Whoever coined that phrase was absolutely talking about finances, whether they realized it or not. According to one recent study, a general lack of financial education costs…

Record Expenses in QuickBooks Online and On Your Phone 

The money you spend to run your business must be recorded conscientiously for your taxes and reports. Here’s how to do it. You undoubtedly keep a very close watch on the money coming into your business. You record payments as soon as they…

The Ins and Outs of Bookkeeping: All the Best Practices to Get the Best Financial Outcome From Your Organization 

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If you had to make a list of some of the most critical elements of running a business that most new entrepreneurs don't think enough about until it's far too late, bookkeeping would undoubtedly be right at the top. On a surface level, bookkeeping…

3 Reasons Paying Your Bills Early Will Benefit You

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If there’s anything we all learned from 2020, it’s that things can change in a heartbeat and that the unexpected can create real havoc. Though there’s nothing you can do to stop fate’s freight trains from barreling down the tracks, there…

Recordkeeping Tips to Keep the IRS Away 

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Article Highlights: Tax Recordkeeping Tips Receipts Auto Deductions Gifts Business Equipment Ordinary and Necessary Meals & Lodging Entertainment Home Office With the ever-increasing complexity of our tax…

4 Ways to Stop Your Overspending

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If opening your credit card bills, your checkbook, or your wallet are traumatic events, you may have a problem with overspending. It’s nothing to be ashamed of, and you’re certainly not alone, but there’s a good chance that it is keeping…