To combat the ever increasing price of college education, the tax code provides some relief via education tax credits and deductions. Here’s what you need to know about the education tax credits and deductions that will save you money at tax-time. Full story
Congratulations on graduating college! Now that you’re done with school and ready to embark on life in the “real” world, it’s a good idea to get a handle on your tax situation. Here are 4 things you need to know about taxes as a college grad. Full story
Student loan interest increased dramatically on July 1, however President Obama signed the Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013, which will roll back student loan interest rates to the lower interest rates charged prior to July 1st. The recent signing of the Student Loan Certainty Act of 2013 will help save millions of students (and parents) money, but how do you save money on student loan interest at tax time?
Whether to pay or not pay for college is a much debated subject. As a parent you have to weigh what’s best for you and your family. For those looking at getting started with the child’s college fund, here are 3 tips on how to save money for the future and possibly save money on your contributions. Full story
There are several advantages of going to college. One of the more immediate financial benefits actually involves your taxes. Did you know that there are plenty of tax credits and deductions that can help you lower your taxable income? I want to share some of the biggest ones available right now when you prepare your taxes before the tax deadline. Full story
With the average payment for college tuition being at about $20,902, no wondering families and… Full story
One of several tax breaks extended by Congress last minute Fiscal Cliff activity on New Year’s Day is the Educator Expense Deduction. While most education tax breaks benefit those who pay to learn, the Educator Expense Deduction is for those who teach.
Teachers and students all said goodbye to the lazy days of summer and headed back to school this fall. Are you one of the many teachers who filed a tax extension last spring, intending to file your taxes this summer? October 15 is the final tax deadline. As you gather together your paperwork for 2011, don’t forget the educator expense tax deduction. Full story
There has been a lot of debate over government spending lately and whether spending more on education improves public school education. Do know how much your state is spending? Check out our infographic to see how much is being spent across the United States. Full story
Student loans have become a tremendous burden. Even though you can’t escape the payments, are there any tax breaks for student loans? Luckily, most taxpayers who make student loan payments on a qualified student loan will get a little relief. Full story