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Fall Tax Maintenance

There is still time left in the year to make tax effective moves to maximize your financial situation. Starting now will allow you to identify any financial opportunities, organize documents, and take necessary steps to make a noticeable difference for your tax return this coming January.

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By: Lauryn on 9/23/2014 01:45:00 AM

Should I Amend My Tax Return?

Whether you forgot, transposed numbers, or you received essential paperwork after you filed, there is still time to amend your tax return.  The Daily Deduction has a few essential guidelines that you should know before you reach out to your local Liberty Tax Service office to file your amendment.

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By: Lauryn on 9/12/2014 01:57:38 PM

Grandparenting is Grand!

Happy Grandparents' Day to our eSmart Tax Community! This day is about celebrating family, no matter how far they live from you. If you're looking for ideas on how to celebrate, The Daily Deduction has a few budget-friendly suggestions.

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By: Lauryn on 9/7/2014 02:05:00 AM

Labor Day: From Its Roots to Today

We are celebrating everyone in the workforce today.  Happy Labor Day of rest, everyone!

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By: Lauryn on 8/28/2014 10:18:12 AM

Finance Tips for the College Freshman

The urge to spend money is everywhere, especially when you’re enjoying your new-found freedom as an adult in your college living arrangements. With limited places to store food (which creates the need for endless dining tabs) big tuition bills, end-of-summer entertainment, and clothing expenses, how can one possibly maintain money-consciousness and explore this freedom while keeping debt from crippling your college experience all at the same time?  eSmart Tax has a few tips that can help.

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By: Lauryn on 8/28/2014 10:10:00 AM

College and Your Taxes

Moving on to college is a big milestone that comes loaded with responsibility.  One of those responsibilities is to lay the foundation for financial security. Part of financial security is knowing how your life decisions affect your taxes. Your decision to go to college comes with tax credits and deductions!  As you move into your college living arrangements, congratulate yourself as you make a great investment in yourself and your immediate tax future.

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By: Lauryn on 8/28/2014 10:10:33 AM

Same-Sex Marriage Ban in Virginia: Supreme Court Issues Stay

State officials will have to delay their plans of wedding ceremonies. The Supreme Court granted a stay in the same-sex marriage at the request of state and local officials in Virginia.  The decision to stay follows a ruling by the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals (Richmond, VA), which struck down the ban as unconstitutional. The Supreme Court’s decision to stay same–sex marriage in Virginia follow the Supreme Court’s decision to stay a similar case in Utah.

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By: Lauryn on 8/21/2014 10:11:54 AM

Kicking Off This Weekend: Summer Youth Olympics in Nanjing, China.

Opening Ceremonies for the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) begins today! To raise awareness, here are some fun facts about the Summer Youth Olympic Games:

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By: Lauryn on 8/16/2014 01:25:00 AM

8 Facts That Most Kids Don’t Know About The Panama Canal

The Panama Canal is 100 years old today. To celebrate what this important international marine trade route has done for the economy, we put together a list of facts. Here’s a few things that your kids might not know:

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By: Lauryn on 8/15/2014 02:05:00 AM

Student Tips on Balancing School and Work Life

As you begin to tackle your college coursework, you’ll soon realize that the 3 or 4 credit hours for each class you are taking quickly extends to 6-8 hours per week when you account for class time, study time, and homework time.  Multiply that by the number of classes you are taking this semester and it quickly becomes 18-32+ hours each week that you spend on school. With school hours equating to a part-time job and your full- or part-time job on your plate, you may start to wonder how you will ever fit it in. This can get extremely overwhelming at times, but there is a way to balance it.  Keep these tips in mind as you work your way to financial stability and academic excellence.

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By: Lauryn on 8/13/2014 03:32:18 PM

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