As the federal government rolled out the Affordable Care Act on Oct. 1, it is aimed at middle-class households earning $20,000 to $90,000 each year. To ease their medical insurance costs, the act offers more affordable insurance and related advantages.
As a financial planner, I have clients and friends ask me all the time about how much they should invest in their company-sponsored retirement plan. The answer I always provide is a simple one: as much as you can afford. Although most of us believe retirement is far off in the distance and we have many other things to spend our hard-earned money on, retirement savings is an important planning topic to be aware of.
Although it’s hard to believe, spring is upon us and that also means April 15 is drawing near. For those of us who haven’t filed our 2012 tax returns, here are some last-minute pointers to consider regarding two traditional tax deductions.
In your daily life, your credit score may not seem that important to you. However for someone who is trying to buy a house or a car or get a business loan, your credit score is vitally important and can be the difference between getting the loan or not. Even if you’re approved for the loan, your credit score has an impact on how much you can get and what rate of interest you will pay. So here are some tips to improve your credit score.
Call for Articles and Pictures Sampan Newspaper August Moon Special Issue Dear Sampan’s Readers and Friends, Sampan is going to have one of the most important special issues, August Moon Special, on September 28, two days before the Chinese traditional Festival, August Moon. We would like to invite you to contribute articles and pictures. Theme: […]
Summer is definitely here and it’s such a wonderful time of the year to spend with family and friends. However with vacations, day trips, summer camps, increased electric and fuel costs and attending weddings and events, the summer can be an expensive time. Here are 6 tips for you to consider trying to save money during the summer.