Remain Financially Fit through the Holidays
Texas CPAs are offering a number of tips to help you stick to your financial goals this holiday season. Check out the following infographics, which discuss holiday hosting savings tips, tips to keep in mind when shopping for gifts, and advice for couples on how to remain financially compatible throughout the holiday season. Cheers!
Holiday Hosting Tips
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Reverse Mortgages Set to Expand in Texas While Drawing Further Oversight
Reverse mortgages—the financial tool that enables senior citizens to access the equity in their homes—are in a state of flux right now as lenders seek to expand the product in Texas at the same time federal regulators are cracking down on access to them. Teresa McUsic explains in this month’s Savvy Consumer article.
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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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.
Listen to some of their advice.
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