Wikipedia defines a professional certification as a designation earned by a person to assure qualification to perform a job or task. Perhaps you have received a business card from someone with a slew of financial designations following his or her name. You might have been inclined to believe this person
You have undoubtedly been exposed to repeated messages that you should take measures to protect your personal information and resources. Unauthorized people - hackers, crackers and intruders - want what you have: credit card and bank account numbers, personal information, email accounts, or even just your computer's processing power and
The Roth IRA, a tax-preferenced retirement savings account introduced with the Taxpayer Relief Act of 1997, has been garnering significant media attention, most recently in Kelly Greene's June 20th article in The Wall Street Journal, Making a Good Deal for Retirement Even Better. Since its introduction the Roth IRA has
Last month Congress passed, and the President signed into law, a bill that provides many taxpayers with an advance credit for their 2008 federal income taxes. This credit, also dubbed a “rebate” or “prebate” is the centerpiece of the $152 billion Economic Stimulus Act of 2008 designed to kickstart the
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