Sunday July 5, 2015


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Savvy Living - Simplified Cellphones for Seniors with Hearing Problems
Simplified Cellphones for Seniors with Hearing Problems
Can you recommend some basic simplified cellphones for seniors with hearing loss? My 82-year-old father needs to get a new cellphone for occasional calls or emergencies, but he needs something that's...
Washington News - Will Congress Fix the Tax Code?
Will Congress Fix the Tax Code?
As Americans are enjoying the 4th of July holiday, the House Ways and Means Committee staff published a summary of efforts to improve the tax code. These efforts highlight the potential changes in three areas of taxation. 1. Permanent Tax Extenders - There are 55 tax provisions that are extended for one or two years at a time. Unfortunately, the extension in 2014 occurred in mid-December. It is very difficult for people to plan or use provisions such as the IRA charitable rollover when the bills are passed so late in the year. Therefore, Ways and Means Committee staff believe that several of the tax extenders should be made permanent. The committee has passed bills to make permanent the charitable IRA rollover,...
Personal Planner - Helping Children Today
Helping Children Today
When children are in their 30s and 40s, they frequently are starting a new career or beginning a family. Many are still paying off school debts. For these reasons they could benefit from some...