Taxes & Income

You work hard, so it's important to understand how taxes affect income. See what makes a paycheck and be prepared for tax season.

You work hard, so it's important to understand how taxes affect income. See what makes a paycheck and be prepared for tax season.

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5 financial decisions that could affect your taxes

The choices you make in these five financial life moments can have consequences when it comes to tax time.

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7 ways to navigate a job loss or drop in income

Potential job loss and drop in income can leave you feeling overwhelmed with paying bills. Find out how to navigate financial uncertainty with this guide.

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5 ways civilian and military pay are different

Understanding 5 key differences between your civilian paycheck and your LES can reduce the likelihood of surprises—and help you pick the job that’s best for you.

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2 reasons to file federal taxes even if you don’t have to

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New job? Make the most of your employee benefits

New jobs mean big changes, but it’s important to remember the basics. These 4 details can help in your workplace transition.

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How to read a paycheck or pay stub

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6 steps for first-time tax filers

Knowing what goes into preparing your own taxes can feel empowering. And following these simple steps can help you avoid mistakes.

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Smart ways to transfer the family business

Tips on how to transfer business ownership to a family member. Considerations for structuring your business transfer that could benefit your family and retirement income.


Job loss

While it may be tempting to reach for retirement assets after losing a job, look for other sources that won't have an impact on your long-term plans.


Starting a business

Starting your own business can be exciting—and challenging. Check out these resources and tools from Bank of America to prepare for your venture.

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Estate planning checklist

Learn how to keep your assets accessible, organized, and secure for the digital age.


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