The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) implemented new federal income tax brackets, allowing some Americans to keep more of their income instead of handing it over to the government. Brackets were adjusted 5.4% higher for married and individual filers to account for inflation.
While women are sometimes considered to be more reluctant to invest than their male counterparts, when they do invest, they tend to outperform males and often get a greater overall return. Interestingly, this initial perceived reluctance often works in the women investor’s favor.
If you are a single person, Valentine’s Day probably doesn’t mean all that much to you, aside from the relief of not having to spend all of that money on jewelry, flowers, chocolates, and an expensive dinner. Valentine’s Day can become rather expensive, but it can also be a day for singles to give their finances the love and nurturing they need.
In the dynamic world of entrepreneurship, small business owners must constantly seek ways to stand out and access opportunities. Obtaining a Women’s Business Enterprise (WBE) certification for a woman-owned business could be a game-changer for women entrepreneurs. Here are a few of the valuable benefits that come with being a certified woman-owned business.
Tax planning might be complex, but it's also essential—especially for high-net-worth families, where missing tax breaks or failing to optimize income could cost significant dollars, maybe millions, over a lifetime. And even in the short term, with the highest marginal federal tax rate sitting at 37% for 20241 (plus additional state and local taxes), a lack of tax planning could mean you keep less than half of every dollar you earn. Here are four tax planning tips that may help you optimize your finances.
A planner can be a game-changing tool—one that really causes you to not only plan for change, but to stick to it. It’s something you can go back to when you need a reminder of your daily tasks, long-term goals, or any weekly plans you have.
When it comes to saving for retirement, women may have extra challenges, even those with a higher-than-average income. For retirement planning, CNBC reports that women save less than men. The pandemic worsened matters, with more than 2.3 million women leaving the workforce. 1
When it comes to financial bad habits, the most common are also well known — don’t spend too much, don’t take on unsustainable debt, and avoid living paycheck to paycheck. But what happens once you’ve implemented this advice and still aren’t getting ahead? Here are five overlooked financial bad habits that could be draining your bank account.