Loan forgiveness programs can prove difficult to navigate.
Physicians are prime targets for scams, with large medical school debt and potential for high salaries
Reduce the burden sooner rather than later.
The financial questions to ask before deciding whether to buy a vacation home.
As we continue through the fourth quarter of the year, most of our clients now have a fairly good idea of what their taxable income will be for 2010. If you are like these clients, you may be wondering, “Is there anything I can do now to save taxes on April 15?” The answer is very likely “Yes.”
Money: It’s part of our lives from the first day our mommy tucks lunch money into our backpacks, until we finally shuffle off this mortal coil. How much of the stuff we manage to earn, how much of it we save, what we do with it — these things will help to determine how successful we will be in today’s financially oriented society.
The federal government has committed more than $11 trillion to bailouts to ?help? the U.S. economy. The good news is that only $3 trillion of it has been spent so far. Of course, somebody has to pay for this — primarily, high-income taxpayers.
Every fund has to pay its managers and cover normal operating expenses. That's where the annual management fee comes in. Whatever the rate of return generated by the fund, it will be reduced by the amount of the annual fee.
Since our legal system provides very little downside for filing a
frivolous lawsuit, we can expect this problem to get worse before
it gets better.
Alexander Rivkin, M.D., a facial plastic surgeon and owner of Westside Medical Spa in Los Angeles, believes physicians should own medical spas and maintain tight control over what happens in them.