Enjoy the Next Chapter of Your Life in Peace BY NEWSWEEK AMPLIFY ON 4/22/21 AT 8:00 AM EDT re you looking forward to the days when you no longer have to work? Retirement may be good motivation to work harder now for a more comfortable life later on, but are you really ready for it? 5 Steps…

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As if doing your taxes wasn’t irritating enough, it often ends up costing you money. Tax prep and unexpected fees basically go hand in hand. But if you’re paying to submit your federal return this year, save your cash — you can probably file for free. The IRS estimates that some 70% of Americans, or roughly 100 million taxpayers,…

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It’s time to identify your fiscal aspirations and stay focused on achieving them. This is the fourth in a series of original columns for Entrepreneur.com by Laura D. Adams that will publish two Mondays a month. And don’t forget to purchase a copy of Adams’ latest book for Entrepreneur Press, Money-Smart Solopreneur: A Personal Finance System for Freelancers, Entrepreneurs, and Side-Hustlers, via Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Bookshop | IndieBound. If you’re like…

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In 2019, more than 16 million American workers were self-employed. This year, the coronavirus pandemic has forced even more Americans to become their own bosses. Although there are positives to building your own business, juggling the responsibilities that come with it can make it difficult to plan for retirement. There are many reasons retirement plans are often pushed…

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KEY POINTS Even if two assets appear to have the same value, taxes can make one worth less than the other at the time of valuation. The cost basis of any given asset is a key measurement and should be determined up front, experts say. Even if you have an attorney and financial advisor advocating…

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