Divorce is state specific unless the Feds want some of your marital money.  And they do.  Today, alimony (aka spousal support or maintenance) is deductible dollar-for-dollar on the front page of the 1040 for the person who pays and taxable to the person who receives it a few lines higher on the same page.  The…

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Submitted by American Capital Planning If you follow any financial publications, there’s no doubt that you’ve seen the words “Robo Advisor” splashed across the pages. It’s flashy, it’s buzzy, but what exactly is the deal with Robo Advisors? It’s easy for the media to glorify, or even glamorize the idea of Robo Advisors, but robo…

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Submitted by American Capital Planning It is no secret that the typical American is working long hours with little respite compared to other countries with large economies. Full-time employees report an average work week of 47 hours and four out of 10 American workers say they work over 50 hours a week. Americans work an…

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