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The Postcard-Sized Tax Form Promised by the GOP Isn’t Really the Size of a Postcard

The New York Times got its hands on a draft of the new postcard-sized standard 1040 form Republicans have long dreamt of, but it’s not exactly the tax code simplification that’s been promised by the likes of House Speaker Paul Ryan and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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How Not to Get Scammed When Donating to Charity

An estimated 2,300 children have been separated from their parents as a result of the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy. Though President Trump signed an executive order on Wednesday reversing his stance on separating families (the zero-tolerance policy is still in effect, meaning people will…Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Just Need to Increase Your Savings By 1% a Year

One of the most common questions people have about getting their finances in order is how to possibly save enough for retirement when the numbers are so overwhelming. Life is expensive, and putting away 10 percent of your salary per year seems painful at best and impossible at worst.Read more… Continue Reading at http://lifehacker.com

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You Could Be Denied Pre-Existing Condition Coverage by Employer Health Plans if the ACA Is Repealed 

I wrote earlier this week about how people in the individual market with pre-existing conditions could lose their health insurance coverage if a judge rules in favor of the 20 states suing over constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act. But I missed an important point in that story: It’s not just people in the…Read more… […]

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