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How To Estimate Your Taxes Under The New Tax Bill

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The most commonly asked question regarding the new tax reform bill that went into effect at the beginning of the year is, “How will it affect me?” Since everyone’s situation is different, no amount of searching on Google is going to give you the right answer.

 

The most accurate answer you can find will come from doing calculations based on your 2017 tax return. If you anticipate being in the same, or a similar, financial situation for 2018 as you were for 2017, then you can get a pretty good estimate of this coming year’s tax bill by looking at last years’ numbers. Here is how to do it:

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Act Now For Your 2018 Clergy Housing Allowance

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As a pastor, one of your greatest earthly rewards is the clergy housing allowance. Though it’s nothing compared to the rewards you’re piling up in heaven, it is definitely something that should not be overlooked.

 

Here are some things to remember as you prepare your 2018 clergy housing allowance request:

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3 Things You Need To Know Before Taking Out Student Loans

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Even though to me it seems like summer is just getting started, some colleges are starting up again in only a month. This is the season when thousands of families are signing up for student loans. Personally, I don’t think loans are necessary to earn a college degree, but a lot of people still use them.

 

If you or your child are planning on attending college this fall and using loans to do so, you need to know what you’re getting into. Here are three very important things for you to understand before taking out student loans:

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Money Mistakes That Make Me Want To Slap You

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It can be so frustrating watching other people make mistakes when you know better. In this post I go through several mistakes that I have personally witnessed in hopes that it will help you avoid them and their ugly consequences. 

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