Archive - December 5, 2011

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Here is the Good News About What You Can Do With Your Money in 2012
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This is Your Last Chance to Save With Home Energy Credits

Here is the Good News About What You Can Do With Your Money in 2012

The end of another year is upon us.  With so much volatility over the last six months and still much uncertainty surrounding issues of debt, taxes and political leadership, it’s easy to become cynical and focus on what’s not working in your financial plan or investment portfolio.  But with Thanksgiving having just passed and the holiday season only beginning, it’s a good time to highlight some positive aspects as we conclude the year and look ahead to 2012.

Good News for Seniors

There are a few of bright spots for seniors.  Recently, it was announced that Medicare’s premium increase for …

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This is Your Last Chance to Save With Home Energy Credits

For the foreseeable future, a number of tax credits for home energy efficiency improvements will go away at the end of 2011. Here are some credits that apply to improvements made to a taxpayer’s principal residence.

Generally speaking, the credit is for 10% of the improvement cost, up to a lifetime credit of as much as $500. A tax credit is a direct reduction of tax liability, unlike a deduction.

For Energy-Star qualified windows and doors, 10% of the materials cost (not including installation) qualifies, up to $500 for doors or $200 for windows.

Insulation, metal and asphalt heat-resistant roof …

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