Buying a house can give you more than just the pride of ownership, there are several tax benefits as well. You can deduct the interest, mortgage points, property taxes, and even part of the principal of your mortgage if you have a home office. And the sellers aren’t left out, there are tax benefits for selling as well.
This recession has hit recent grads hard. Case-in-point: Scott Nicholson, 24, is crashing at his parents’ place and searching for a job with little success. And yet, he turned down a $40,000 job offer in his field of interest because it wasn’t a management-training, career-track position. Is this guy: Smart to hold out? Off his […]
People who aren’t saving for retirement share a common excuse: “I want to enjoy life now. After all, I could get hit by a beer truck tomorrow.” On the flip side, compulsive savers max out 401(k)s and IRAs while living with six roommates and eating a steady diet of Ramen and canned meat. Here’s some […]
Are you searching through the market trying to find a stock that is actually cheap? If so, then you should turn your attention to the basic material sectors. The steel industry is serving up some great stocks that are trading at multiples not seen in years. While gold and copper stocks are trading near their […]