Survey: Millennial Financial Health Hinges on Friends
According to a recent survey from the American Institute of CPAs and the Ad Council, more than three-fourths of young adults say that their friends' financial habits determine their own. Two-thirds say they're stretching to keep up with where their friends live, where they go to eat, how they dress and the gadgets they buy, according to the survey.
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What You Need to Know about the Health Care Law
Are you covered? The Affordable Care Act, otherwise referred to as health care reform, requires those who are uninsured to get health insurance. While the start dates of some key programs have been postponed, enrollment in health insurance programs has begun and several other key provisions of the act are becoming effective in the new year. The Texas Society of CPAs provides some insights and advice to help you understand what these changes mean.
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Health Care Options
Educate yourself about the new healthcare options available through the Affordable Care Act. Enrollment for the Texas Health Insurance Marketplace is scheduled to begin on October 1, 2013 at the healthcare.gov website. Visit the links below for a variety of helpful information.
Healtcare.gov | Enroll America | Kaiser Family Foundation |
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Have You been a Victim of Tax-Related Identity Theft?
Tax-related identity theft is a multi-billion dollar business that may be affecting you. Identity theft is the fastest growing crime in the world. It can affect your credit and tax records and your earnings record—a criminal record may even be established in your name. No one is immune. Take a look at the following article from the American Institute of CPAs to learn more about identity theft, prevention tips and important recovery steps if you’re a victim.
CPAs Provide Audio Tips for the Public
CPAs in Corpus Christi worked with public radio station KEDT to present a weekly radio program for the public. For 10 weeks, CPAs provided advice and information for the community on issues such as filing taxes, teaching kids about money, and saving for retirement.
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