May 2011 AFRs Announced


Very little change will be seen from April to May in the federal AFR. For the month of May 2011 the AFRs will be as follows: In May the 7520 rate will remain unchanged at 3.0%, for the third month in a row. To go directly to the IRS’ publication of these rates, please visit […]
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Change Social Security?


It’s official: High unemployment and a resulting decline in payroll-tax collections have taken a toll on the Social Security program. Benefits exceeded revenues for the first time in 2010–six years ahead of previous projections–according to the Social Security Trustees’ 2010 report. But the nation’s vital retirement program is expected to slip back into the black–at […]
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Contest of Will or Trust


There’s a funny commercial on TV lately. It involves a wealthy family gathering for a reading of the Will. If I recall correctly, most of the estate goes to the new (blonde and young) companion. But the only son of the Testator gets the satellite/cable TV package so that he can stream movies and TV […]
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