The Affordable Care Act Timeline

The Affordable Care Act or health care reform was signed into law on March 23, 2010 in an effort to increase access to health insurance for Americans, but there is so much confusion over when health insurance needs to be purchased and when taxes will be impacted.  Our timeline infographic dispels confusion by highlighting key…

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The Whole Story: How Changes to the Healthcare System Impact Taxes

Healthcare reform or the Affordable Care Act is beginning to be top of mind for many Americans and is starting to raise a lot of questions.  Our healthcare infographic helps put your mind at ease and gives you the facts about healthcare reform to help you understand when you will have to purchase health insurance…

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A federal tax refund is the largest lump sum of money received in a year by the average American household. An estimated $230 billion1 in federal tax refunds will be issued this year to the nation’s taxpayers. Approximately $140 billion1 will be in consumers’ pockets by Feb. 15. In 2012, the average federal tax refund averaged $2,7002,…

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Tax time presents a unique opportunity for Americans to jump start their savings. The national savings rate is currently just below one percent. This month an estimated $140 billion in refunds will reach about 45 million people’s pockets. (1) However only 25 percent of taxpayers plan to put at least a portion of their tax…

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Consumers’ Brave New World of Health Insurance in 2014

In the 2010s, consumers have adapted to many fast-changing aspects of life, quickly moving from cell phones to smartphones and from DVRs to binge-watching movies via video streams on tablets. But one aspect of American life that’s changing fast where consumers are still playing catch-up is with new forms of health insurance. Most attention is…

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You may be hearing about healthcare reform more frequently these days with the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), signed in March 2010 and upheld by a Supreme Court ruling in June 2012. But what is the Affordable Care Act, and what does it mean for you? Here’s an overview of what you need…

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Gas prices and health for the holidays

With the average price of gas at $2.74 on December 3, 2014, gas prices in the U.S. are down from $3.26 one year ago. That’s a substantial savings of fifty-two cents for a gallon of regular, and a welcome economic breath for American families as they enter the holiday season. The gas price relief was…

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