Between 30 percent and 60 percent of taxable property has an inflated assessment, which may lead to higher property tax bills. Moreover, typically fewer than 5 percent of taxpayers dispute their assessment.¹
In 2017, the government will print roughly 19 million notes a day, totaling about $209 billion in value for the year. More than 90% of the newly minted notes will replace notes already in our circulation.
If you have a health insurance plan with a high deductible, you may want to set up a Healthcare Savings Account (HSA) to complement it. Not sure if it’s a fit for you? Here’s an overview to help you decide.
What if last Tuesday was just what the doctor ordered for investors and our nation? For the most part, there were no logical surprises in the mid-term elections this week. The models, and history, all indicated the Democrats should take the House of Representatives, and the pre-election numbers in the Senate gave virtually no chance of a flip.
As we talked about last week, my family is in college shopping mode. We’ve got our list narrowed down to a few different schools. A few are smaller private Catholic universities and, of course, Purdue. The “sticker price” of the private schools have me concerned about cost, and in order to get even merit-based (grades and scores) student aid, the family must fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, known as the FAFSA, which I did last week.
Our family has been in college visit mode for the past six months. My second daughter, a spunky redhead with a huge heart, is on deck. Her high school performance has been exceptional, so no school is out of the realm of possibility.
Tim Rice noted that when the Executive Director of Invest in Others called to let him know he was a finalist for their Community Service Award, she probably wondered if he was still on the phone. He was speechless that his work, much of which lies with Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Northwest Indiana, could be considered the same caliber as others nominated by this amazing organization.
If I must have one more conversation about marijuana stocks I’m going to need a drink. With the impending high-profile recreational legalization of marijuana in Canada, “pot stocks,” whatever they are, have gone insane over the past two weeks, ensnaring some investors I wouldn’t have thought would be susceptible to this speculative frenzy.