Monthly Archives: April 2014

I had the pleasure of speaking with the Networking Nannies (@NNSocal) here in San Diego this April. One of the participants had a great question – is it risky for me to use my employer’s credit card? What if they don’t pay their bill? Does that affect my credit score and can creditors come after me? That led me to do a little research.  The reality is that today’s nannies do much more for their employers besides childcare. They goRead More

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If you paid for higher education costs in 2013, be sure to speak with your tax preparer to see if you may benefit from this credit. What is it? The American Opportunity Tax Credit (AOTC) modifies the Hope Tax Credit. It allows you to take a tax credit for qualified higher education costs including tuition, certain fees and course materials. See IRS Publication 970 for a complete list. It does not include room & board. How much is it? TheRead More

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