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New Ideas For NW Chicago Students To Pay For College

I recently wrote about the cost of raising children, but there was one glaring omission: college.But imagine if you had sent your son to Morehouse College. Here's what happened there this month...On Sunday, May 19th, investor and philanthropist, Robert F. Smith,...

Where Do Our Tax Dollars Go? Tim Wolfe Breaks It Down

Before I get to your tax dollars, and where they went, I have a couple of thoughts for you.I'm still settling down from the flurry of last week and the passing of the April 15th deadline. There were MANY more procrastinators this year than in years past, in my opinion...

Tim Wolfe’s Under-Utilized Pet Tax Deductions

Apparently, there are some political things happening these days.But even more apparently, the tax deadline is three weeks away.Politics? As the young people say, ain't nobody got time for that.But you know what I DO have time for? Saving you a boatload on your taxes,...

Spending Money From Tax Refunds Wisely By Tim Wolfe

Just about one month left before the tax deadline. As the parents say, the days are long, but the months are fast.And as tax pros say, the days are long, and the days are long.But that's simply because I've been getting to do some meaty, fun tax preparation work for...

Tim Wolfe’s Three Big Tax Scams And How To Beware

Now we're cooking with gas.After weeks of reports that refunds were down, last week's data from the IRS shows a new trend. Although overall quantity of refunds are down, now the average refund is up 1.9%. After so many headlines to the contrary, I suppose that...

Tim Wolfe’s Second Key To Wealth Building

Believe it or not, we have less than two months before federal taxes are due.Yikes.I have been meeting with so many NW Chicago clients (including a fair number of new ones, thanks to YOUR referrals -- keep them coming!), finding so many wonderful ways to help people...