Saturday February 28, 2015

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Charity Spotlight
Exciting events are happening at Salvation Army
Thank you for your interest in The Salvation Army Metropolitan Division. Our hope is to serve you and your family with helpful information.
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Savvy Living - Who Should Buy Long-Term Care Insurance?
Who Should Buy Long-Term Care Insurance?
Is there a good rule of thumb on who should buy a long-term care insurance policy? My wife and I have a few assets we'd like to protect, but we hate the idea of paying expensive monthly premiums for a...
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Washington News - “Phishing” Warning for Tax Preparers
“Phishing” Warning for Tax Preparers
In IR-2015-31, the IRS warned tax preparers to be on guard for “bogus emails.” IRS Commissioner John Koskinen stated, “I urge taxpayers to be wary of clicking on strange emails and websites. They may be scams to steal your personal information.” The bogus emails are sent by potential identity thieves to tax preparers. Each tax preparer has an Electronic Filing Identification Number (EFIN). A potential identity thief will send an email to a tax preparer that links to a computer controlled by the thief. If the tax preparer clicks on a link and tries to log in, the identity thief will capture the username and password. The identity thief may then attempt to use that login to obtain the...
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Personal Planner - Gifts of Cash
Gifts of Cash
Sara: "We had a pretty good year this year. After all the financial changes last year, we decided it was a good time to be more careful. So we watched our budget, took a less expensive vacation, and...
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