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More than 2 million ITINs to expire this year, Renew soon to avoid refund delays

Spouses or dependents residing inside the United States should renew their ITINs. However, spouses and dependents residing outside the United States do not need to renew their ITINs unless they anticipate being claimed for a tax benefit (for example, after they move to the United States) or if they file their own tax return. That’s because the deduction for personal …

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Dave says

Querido Dave: Mi esposo y yo finalmente tenemos nuestro fondo de emergencia completo. Como recomienda, lo hemos mantenido en una cuenta de mercado monetario con privilegios de una cuenta de cheques para facilitar el acceso. Recientemente, escuchamos sobre los fondos de bonos a corto plazo con una tasa de interés más alta que nuestra cuenta actual del mercado monetario. Nuestro …

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More than 2 million ITINs to expire this year, Renew soon to avoid refund delays – Part1

WASHINGTON — With more than 2 million Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers (ITINs) set to expire at the end of 2018, the Internal Revenue Service today urged affected taxpayers to submit their renewal applications soon to beat the rush and avoid refund delays next year. In the third year of the renewal program, the IRS has increased staffing to handle the …

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Dave says

Gano aproximadamente $240,000 al año y voy a estar maximizando mis contribuciones 401(k) este año. Tengo $60,000 en deuda de préstamos estudiantiles que estoy tratando de pagar, una pequeña cantidad restante de la hipoteca de mi casa, además de que he estado invirtiendo en mucho oro y plata. Esas inversiones valen alrededor de $30,000 en este momento. Además de esto, …

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Dave says 06.14.18

My father died recently. He walked out of my life 25 years ago when I was a teenager, and he never wanted anything to do with me after that. His brothers, who have already paid for some of his final expenses, asked if I wanted to pay to have his body cremated. They didn’t ask for money, they just offered …

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Dave says

Dear Dave, I just graduated from college, and I’ll be starting my first real job soon. What can young adults, who are just getting started, do to avoid money problems now and in the future? Ben Dear Ben, Congratulations! I’m glad you realize the importance of being responsible with your money and planning for things down the road. There are …

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Dave says

My husband has an old car that has become a real sticking point between us. He bought it for $2,400, and it needs about $4,000 in repairs and restoration. Together, we bring home $50,000 a year, and I feel like this car is interfering with our ability to save money and pay off $35,000 in debt. We already have two …

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Dave says

Dear Dave, My parents have always been bad with money, and recently they lost their home to foreclosure. They found another place to live, and they both work, but since the foreclosure my dad has been asking me for money on a regular basis. He tries to make me feel guilty, and he calls or asks me to come over …

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Dave says

When is it okay to have a little fun, and buy things you want, when you’re following the Baby Steps plan? Kaitlin Dear Kaitlin, The time for a little fun is after you’ve completed the first three Baby Steps. Baby Step 1 is saving $1,000 for a beginner emergency fund. Baby Step 2 is paying off all debt, except for …

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(Why not short-term disability?)

Dear Dave, Why don’t you recommend having short-term disability insurance while doing the first three Baby Steps of your plan? It seems like a good time for it, when you’re in the beginning stages of getting your finances in order. Bob Dear Bob, You could certainly do that if you want, possibly even through your place of employment. I’m a …

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