Minding the fiscal cliff

Warning: many readers may find the contents of the following infographic link graphic and deeply upsetting. Click at your own risk. The Wall Street Journal’s coverage of the Fiscal Cliff has been excellent. To give you an idea of exactly how terrifying the Fiscal Cliff is, check out this infographic.
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The Fiscal Cliff and AMT

Anyone who pays U.S. income taxes ought to be watching the fiscal cliff and AMT talks very carefully. Today’s Wall Street Journal summarizes what’s at stake: All the other tax increases that you hear so much about, such as the “expiring Bush tax cuts” apply to income earned in the future–in 2013. But the AMT is […]
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How much does that smartphone really cost you?

Your smartphone probably costs more than you think, according to the this infographic from accountingdegree.com. In 2010, the average smartphone cost $760 per year. Add to that $608/year in accessories, apps, and other costs, so that the average consumer easily pays well over $200 per month just for cell service. I don’t like monthly costs […]
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