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5 Tax Season Pitfalls to Avoid

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5 Tax Season “Gotchas” for the American Borrower to Beware Gotcha #1: Watch out for Refund Anticipation Loans offered by tax preparers that promise filers immediate access to their projected refund, the effective interest rate can be 50% to as much as 500% Gotcha #2: Don’t pay your taxes by credit card; it can add [...]

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What is a Health Savings Account (HSA)?

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Medical expenses are a major concern for many of us today. With the rising cost of healthcare coverage, more and more employers are cutting costs by providing insurance plans with high deductibles or eliminating healthcare coverage altogether. Whether you are covered by your employer or you choose to purchase your own coverage, a high-deductible health plan [...]

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