Check out Susan Bruno’s quote in U.S. News and World Report about sharing your money troubles with your significant other. Read the full article by Geoff Williams here. It’s a question that comes up for anyone in a new relationship with the misfortune of having nothing resembling a fortune: If you’re dating someone and you […]
“Happy” Valentines Day?! When it comes to money matters, everything may not be rosy. Here’s is a survey from the AICPA that states that 30% of all couples arguments are about money. Wants vs. Needs, unexpected expenses and insufficient savings are the top 3 battles. How to prevent this? Read the attached and Stay tuned…Susan Bruno, a member of the AICPA Financial Literacy Commission, will be interviewed by WSJ radio and WBBM today and we will post the recording!
Like property, debt is classified as marital or separate. In general, both spouses are responsible for any debts incurred during the marriage. It doesn’t matter which party actually spent the money. When the property is divided at the time of divorce, it’s often the case that the person who gets the asset also gets the […]
Health-care reform legislation enacted in 2010 included a new 3.8% Medicare tax on the unearned income of certain high-income individuals. The new tax, known as the unearned income Medicare contribution tax, or the net investment income tax (NIIT), took effect on January 1, 2013. How well do you know the rules associated with it? Who […]
Hi, I’m Reyna Gobel. I’m the author of CliffsNotes Graduation Debt, going into second edition electronically on November 26st. I’m also the author of the audiobook How Smart Students Pay for School. I know repaying student loans can be challenging for recent grads, so my advice doesn’t end with my books. I’ll be here every week blogging […]
This article was originally written by Reyna Gobel for US News & World Report. Learn why performance may not be a parent’s biggest concern when choosing a 529 plan. Susan Bruno, a Connecticut parent with children now 20 and 24, would get excited when the value of the investments in college savings accounts dropped. It meant that […]
Susan and I took New York by storm last Wednesday and had not one but TWO meetings in Bryant Park where we spoke with Reyna Gobel, author of the Cliff Notes Graduation Debt (available for preorder in the second edition for the Kindle and in paperback)***. The meeting started with Susan and I talking about […]