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Tax Breaks For New Parents - 2014

It’s that time of the year.  As your W-2’s roll in, you are forced to start putting together your tax return.  Tax laws are continuously changing (especially in the current economic environment).   817 more words

Lagniappe: February 2015

Update on 21st-Century Socialism
Venezuela has been in the news a lot lately, and it would appear that its descent into self-parody is now complete. Its state-sponsored tourism agency… 837 more words

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Bad Idea by Obama on College Thankfully Reversed

One of the few things that Republicans and Democrats can agree on is that the tax system is a joke.

Of course, for any politician to complain about it is complete hypocrisy, as it is their continual enabling and catering to of lobbyists and special interest groups and inviting them inside of the bill making process (and often having them literally write the laws) is the biggest problem, and they know this. 330 more words

Culture

Good Question: How Do We Save For College?

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) - During last week’s State of the Union, President Obama proposed a plan to scale back the tax benefits of the 529 college savings plan. 328 more words

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President Obama withdraws proposal to tax 529 college saving plans

Families who hold 529 college savings plans are much happier today with the announcement by the White House that the plans will not change. Last week President Obama announced a plan to simplify the… 356 more words

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Here's the reason the MSM scrutinized Obama's plan to raise taxes on 529 accounts

President Barack Obama has dropped his plan to raise taxes on money withdrawn from 529 college savings accounts. Why did the White House pitch the policy in the first place? 186 more words

Media

Death to the 529 / long live the 529

Obama flip-flops faster than I can blog!  Prezzo has already walked back his proposal to change the 529 college-saving tax break, but I have a post about it queued up, and by gum I’m gonna publish it. 333 more words

Politics