tax deductions rental properties

You wouldn’t dream of voluntarily overpaying your water and sewer bill. So why pay more taxes than you need to on your rental income? Sadly, millions of landlords are not aware of all the tax benefits available and overstate their income. Don’t feel too bad if you’re one of them. Rental properties provide more tax […]


If you’re getting a tax refund this year, you probably can’t wait to splurge on a flat screen TV, new shoes, or a vacation. But why not do something more prudent this year? Start a new tradition of finding something smart to spend your cash on. The average IRS tax refund in 2017 was $2,763. That’s […]

“Building wealth is simple. It’s not easy, but it’s simple. Make more money than you spend and invest the difference wisely. Add time to that equation, and that is how you build wealth.” – Rob Berger If you are planning on getting a tax refund this year, chances are you’re like most people and already […]

When buying a home — one of the biggest purchases one will ever make — oftentimes we find ourselves falling in love with the high ceilings, updated kitchen, and hardwood floors. We fantasize about the family gatherings we’ll have in the dining room or the cozy nights in front of the fireplace. But how many […]

Whether it’s for shopping, seeing the world, or paying off some nagging debt — let’s face it, we could all use a little extra cash to do more of the things we want and love. Am I right? But now with the ever-growing reach of social media, and the advancements of technology, there are more […]

A good credit score is essential. I mean, c’mon…we’ve all heard about it. We’ve watched the commercials, been pounded over the head with the fact that it encapsulates multiple year’s worth of financial choices, and even see it when it comes plastered on our credit card statements now every month. But what if we told […]

Have you ever looked around your home and found that your seemingly humdrum surroundings made you long for the creativity and means to reinvent your space much like your favorite home design shows or those pics you save on Pinterest? Well not to worry, because you’re not alone — we all do it. New décor […]

Keeping up with the ever-changing trends of fashion is expensive, right? Wrong. Yes, things may change from season to season, but despite this misnomer, I can tell you firsthand that you don’t have to offer up your first born to stay fashionable. You see, before I managed to pay off my credit cards, I was […]

To the average high school grad, it’s time to reevaluate those awkward fashion faux pas of our youth and embrace a little closet pick-me-up for this new phase. With that first day of university looming overhead, getting your wardrobe college-ready is a must. Not only that, 2014 is a great year for fashion. From weekend […]

Whether your clothing budget is $500 or a whopping $5000, no one wants to spend money on clothes if they don’t absolutely have to. And really, wouldn’t it help to know exactly where and how to save on your wardrobe? From necklaces that polish off a look to your tried and true closet staples, here […]