REPORTING ON U.S. GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS AND REGULATIONS
Medicare Open Enrollment Period Allows Beneficiaries To Make Changes to Current Medicare Plans.
Those who are eligible for Medicare have the opportunity to enroll or change their Medicare Advantage Plans. Medicare Open Enrollment will begin October 15, 2016 and end December 7th, 2016.
Starting in 2017, millions of Americans receiving Social Security, as well as federal retirees, will see their monthly benefits grow by 0.3 percent. This is the fifth consecutive year that rates have been historically low. One of the reasons why the hike is so small is that inflation rates have been low, mainly due to lower fuel costs.
The Health Insurance Marketplace offers a broad range of options to choose from in selecting a healthcare plan that is right for you. It does not matter whether you are currently uninsured or just want to learn about new options created by health care reform laws.
Tax Credits for those that qualify can reduce the amount consumers may owe the IRS each year. One of the main benefits of Tax Credits is that it can really boost your tax refund. Unlike tax deduction, which reduces your taxable income, Tax Credits could directly put money in filers pockets at tax time. More importantly a refundable Tax Credit not only reduces your tax liability, but can exceed what you owe and put money directly in your pocket.
As the recent presidential campaign drew to a close, then-Republican nominee Donald J. Trump unveiled a "Contract With The American Voter." This four-page document includes a series of pledges that, following Trump's come-from-behind election victory, now have significant resonance for public policy and the direction of America.
Trump presented the contract in a speech near the Civil War battlefield in Gettysburg, Pa.
Your credit report consists of information of where you live, how you pay your bills, and tracts all of your outstanding debt. Your credit report also contains public records such as liens and bankruptcies. The credit reporting agencies in turn sell this information to creditors, insurers, and employers.
One of the most important factors in buying a home is the interest rate on your mortgage. The reason that this is so important is that a difference of just a fraction of a percent on your rate can mean a difference of tens of thousands of dollars throughout the duration of your mortgage.
Your credit score is calculated by five pieces of data that are in your credit report. Each piece of data is weighed differently in calculating your score. Listed below is an example of how data is weighed for the typical consumer.