Archive for June, 2008

Tax Refunds

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Friday, June 20, 2008

You may think that income taxes are something people think about between January 1 and April 15 of every year.  Or maybe you think if people are really good planners, they think about taxes during December before “tax season” starts.  But this is one of the best times of years to think about your income […]

The Market and The Election

By Linda Leitz - Last updated: Thursday, June 5, 2008

People often ask how the stock market will react to who wins the presidential election.  I couple of elections ago I heard an economist give a very rational explanation of what happens around major elections.  It was that the market doesn’t like uncertainty.  It’s not a matter so much of who wins—although history does seem […]