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Standard Blog Post $90.00

Too Young to Think About Retirement? Think Again!

Even if you're fresh out of school (college, or even high school) and are just starting your career, it's not too early to begin thinking about how you want to spend your retirement years. Being young and a long way from retirement--in other words, having lots of "time")--is one of your most valuable assets. Don't waste it! Start now, in your youth, developing and implementing your retirement plan. Set your goals and begin working toward them--you can only regret it if you wait.

Lester Y.

Lester Y.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States

Jobs Completed 2 Customer Ratings 0 Job Success 2/2 (100%)

Standard Blog Post $95.00

What the UltraFICO Could Do for Your Credit Score

A new credit rating method announced by FICO and Experian could raise millions of Americans' scores. The UltraFICO, to be unveiled in 2019, will include banking history in calculation of the credit score,. Learn the scoring criteria, who will benefit and how to take advantage of this alternative methodology.

Emmay J.

Emmay J.

Oakland, California, United States

Jobs Completed 288 Customer Ratings 132 Job Success 283/288 (98%)

Standard Blog Post $76.75

How Spending, Saving, and Investing Habits Determine Class

In this article, I'll break down the general habits of the lower, middle, and upper class population to compare the differences of how they handle money. This is a popular topic addressed in just about every financial health book out there (in various ways) and it plays a key role in getting out of debt and gaining financial independence.

Sydney C.

Sydney C.

Sandpoint, Idaho, United States

Jobs Completed 18 Customer Ratings 12 Job Success 18/18 (100%)

Standard Blog Post $113.75

What Is the UltraFICO Credit Scoring System?

An overview of the newest FICO scoring system, including how it works, how it differs from the current credit scoring format, who it may benefit, and why.

Elizabeth T.

Elizabeth T.

Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Jobs Completed 1110 Customer Ratings 478 Job Success 1099/1110 (99%)

Standard Blog Post $88.75

5 Financial Mistakes that Will Cost You Big

Sample intro: We may not all have a background in finance or accounting, but when it comes to personal finance, being informed can go a long way. Here are some of the most common financial errors most people make and how to avoid them. Sample topics: Not saving enough for retirement, not investing in company's 401K, not looking for employers who off student debt repayment benefits, etc.

Maria B.

Maria B.

Laval, Québec, Canada

Jobs Completed 22 Customer Ratings 12 Job Success 22/22 (100%)

Standard Blog Post $76.75

Student Loans: Starting out Behind the Eight-Ball

Statistics show that a person's lifetime earning potential dramatically increases with a college degree in hand. Unfortunately, statistics also show that the cost of such a degree has become prohibitive for most without the help of some type of financial aid. In other words, students will need to dig a big debt-hole in order to make enough money to pay off that "initial" debt. For many, that can bring long-term ramifications. Is it worth it?

Lester Y.

Lester Y.

Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, United States

Jobs Completed 1 Customer Ratings 0 Job Success 1/1 (100%)

Short Blog Post $87.50

What Happens if My Obamacare Subsidy Was Wrong?

If your income was higher or lower than you expected when you signed up for Obamacare, you may be receiving too much or not enough in subsidies. This will be sorted out when you file your return either by paying back some of the subsidy with your taxes or as an additional tax credit if your subsidy was too low.

Erin F.

Erin F.

Tampa, Florida, United States

Jobs Completed 326 Customer Ratings 150 Job Success 325/326 (99%)

Short Blog Post $87.50

Call Your State Taxes a Donation to Avoid Federal Tax? Not So Fast

After the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act limited deductions for state and local taxes, some states tried to recreate the deductions by allowing their residents to donate to designated state charities instead of paying state taxes. The IRS has proposed new rules to close this loophole. https://www.journalofaccountancy.com/news/2018/aug/state-local-tax-credits-charitable-contributions-201819604.html

Erin F.

Erin F.

Tampa, Florida, United States

Jobs Completed 306 Customer Ratings 138 Job Success 305/306 (99%)

Short Blog Post $87.50

Should You Convert Your Traditional IRA or 401(k) to a Roth IRA?

With new tax brackets after tax reform, Roth IRAs are now more favorable, and it's time to revisit conversion strategies. Here's when converting makes sense, how to time it, why new tax brackets make it better, and why to get it done by 2025.

Erin F.

Erin F.

Tampa, Florida, United States

Jobs Completed 316 Customer Ratings 145 Job Success 315/316 (99%)

Short Blog Post $57.50

Why You Need a CD Ladder and How to Build One

CD ladders provide a better yield than savings accounts while still keeping money available for emergencies and large purchase. They also provide interest rate and inflation protection.

Erin F.

Erin F.

Tampa, Florida, United States

Jobs Completed 297 Customer Ratings 131 Job Success 296/297 (99%)

Short Blog Post $57.50

Three Ways to Start Investing Without Knowing Anything

Many people want to start investing, but don't know where to start. This post will cover target date funds, traditional mutual funds, and robo advisors.

Erin F.

Erin F.

Tampa, Florida, United States

Jobs Completed 297 Customer Ratings 131 Job Success 296/297 (99%)

Standard Blog Post $100.00

Meet the Super-Savers: Frugality Has Some Hip New Heroes

Angst about student debt has encouraged a small, passionate subset of young adults to embrace "extreme" frugality as a route to financial independence. This article will highlight some online gurus of the movement and their philosophies about saving.

Elizabeth T.

Elizabeth T.

Newburyport, Massachusetts, United States

Jobs Completed 1101 Customer Ratings 473 Job Success 1090/1101 (99%)

Short Blog Post $82.50

Are You Going to Get Hit By a Surprise Tax Bill This Year?

Even if you've worked to get your taxes just right in previous years, changes in the tax law could mean big changes in what you owe even if your job and personal situation hasn't changed. Here's what to look out for.

Erin F.

Erin F.

Tampa, Florida, United States


Short Blog Post $82.50

Do You Want to Be an Independent Contractor or Employee?

If you have a choice, which isn't always the case, is it better to take a job as an employee or independent contractor? Here are the factors you should consider.

Erin F.

Erin F.

Tampa, Florida, United States


Short Blog Post $82.50

What Changed for Uber Driver Taxes in 2018?

Overview of the relevant tax law changes, standard changes such as the mileage rate, plus a caution for drivers classified as employees who lost deductions.

Erin F.

Erin F.

Tampa, Florida, United States


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