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Tax Tips to Know About Gambling Winnings

Tax Tips to Know About Gambling Winnings

Tips to Know About Gambling Winnings and Losses

Profile America: Credit Where It Is Due

Profile America: Credit Where It Is Due

Tuesday, June 27 — Consumers’ options for managing their finances were greatly broadened this week in 1934, after President Roosevelt signed the Federal Credit Union Act the day before, promoting the nationwide formation of credit unions.   Credit unions differ from […]

IRS Video Tax Tip: How to Use Get Transcript Online

IRS Video Tax Tip: How to Use Get Transcript Online

The latest video tax tip from the IRS: How to Use Get Transcript Online   English | Spanish | ASL The IRS YouTube channels provide short, informative videos on various tax related topics in English, Spanish and ASL.     When […]

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Profile America: NY Stock Exchange Is 225 Years Old

Thursday, May 18 — The New York Stock Exchange, by signaling business prospects through share prices, has long been a bellwether of the nation’s economic health. The exchange started this month in 1792, as some two dozen merchants and brokers established […]

UNHP Financial Fitness Open House – Housing, Taxes, Immigration, Banking and more!, January 18

UNHP Financial Fitness Open House – Housing, Taxes, Immigration, Banking and more!, January 18

You are invited to the UNHP Financial Fitness Open House Wednesday, January 18 from 1pm until 6:30 pm at Refuge House 2751 Grand Concourse Bronx, NY Attendees will receive priority booking for a free tax appointment and on the spot […]

Profile America: Financial Wellness Month

Profile America: Financial Wellness Month

Saturday, January 14 — January is Financial Wellness Month, appropriately timed to the confluence of New Year’s resolutions and holiday bills. It’s a time to set new goals for financial freedom and moderation in spending; for people to understand the benefits […]

Profile America: End of Debtors’ Prison

Profile America: End of Debtors’ Prison

Sunday, December 11 — Throughout history, debt had been a criminal offense, with penalties ranging from enslavement to mutilation. In Colonial America, some debtors were branded or whipped in public, but most were thrown in jail — debt being the only […]

by · December 11, 2016 · Personal Finance, Profile America
President-elect Donald J. Trump won a stunning and decisive victory over Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday November 8.

Financial Focus: Donald Trump Is A Tax Genius

Financial Focus: Donald Trump has not paid taxes in 3 decades; He’s a genius! Just like personal itemized tax deductions and credits — all designed to lower our income and allowing us to pay less or, in some cases, no […]

Financial Focus: Interest rates are going up. What should you do?

Financial Focus: Interest rates are going up. What should you do?

Interest Rates Are Going Up. What Do You Do? By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Will they or won’t they? Last week, interest-rate watchers and the investing public saw The Fed say, “No change.” Well, at least, for the next 30 days. […]

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton — Their Tax Plan (Part 3)

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton — Their Tax Plan (Part 3)

Trump vs Clinton: Their Tax Plan, Our Economy, Your pocketbook. Who wins? Who loses? (Part 3) By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA If you followed the first two parts of our story, let’s remember some of the simple but most important things we […]

by · September 9, 2016 · Financial Focus, Personal Finance
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Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton: Their tax plan and our Economy: Who wins, who loses!

Trump vs Clinton: Their Tax Plans and our Economy — Who wins, who loses!  (Part 2 of 3) Anthony Rivieccio, MBA For this discussion it will be helpful to think of our economy as working on four buckets of ” […]

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton And Your Pocketbook

Financial Focus: Trump vs Clinton And Your Pocketbook

Trump vs Clinton Who’s right for your (and America’s)  pocketbook? (Part 1 of 3) Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA If the fight for the presidency comes down to economics (and pocketbook issues) this election day, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are offering two […]

Financial Focus: June Economic Report Says Consumer Spending Is Up

Financial Focus: June Economic Report Says Consumer Spending Is Up

Financial Focus: Consumer spending up 0.4% Do Consumers Rule? Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Let’s remember one important thing ! In our country, the consumer rules. Over 70 percent of Gross Domestic Product is determined by consumer spending. Gross domestic product expanded at a 1.2 […]

Financial Focus: Amending Your Tax Return With Form 1040X

Financial Focus: Amending Your Tax Return With Form 1040X

Financial Focus: How do I fix my taxes and get MY EXTRA TAX MONEY BACK? By Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Mistakes happen. And sometimes, no matter how careful you are, those mistakes happen on a federal income tax return. You […]

Financial Focus: Brexit Vote Wins, Is America Bullish On Britain?

Financial Focus: Brexit Vote Wins, Is America Bullish On Britain?

Financial Focus: Britain votes Independence! Is America about to buy Britain? by Anthony Rivieccio, MBA, PFA Boy, what a last three weeks it has been for the world’s financial markets and the US economy. Three weeks ago, Great Britain, the second […]