Maryalene LaPonsie

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  • Jun 2, 2022
    Before the coronavirus pandemic led to a brief recession in 2020, many individuals may have never experienced a recession as an adult. Many still may not have lived through...
  • Apr 12, 2022
    When it comes to talking about taxes, federal income tax gets the lion's share of the attention. However, it is far from the only money paid by U.S. residents to the...
  • Mar 2, 2022
    Depending on whom you ask, providing all Americans with a guaranteed universal basic income could erase inequality and spur entrepreneurship or it could be a recipe for economic...
  • Feb 24, 2022
    While you don't have much choice when it comes to paying taxes, there are deductions available to reduce the amount you owe Uncle Sam. Deductions shield a portion of your earnings...
  • Feb 14, 2022
    Prior to the passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017, some newly married couples received an unpleasant surprise at tax time. Spouses who earned similar amounts of money –...
  • Jan 28, 2022
    As the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the country and closed businesses in its wake, the government issued multiple rounds of stimulus relief and other payments designed to help...