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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Your tax bracket explained

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Beyond salary: Benefits may matter more than you think

There’s more to your job than salary. Learn how benefits can help lower your tax bill and even earn you a refund.

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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 taxes even if you don’t have to

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Preparing your tax return for the first time

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Your guide to key tax terms

Knowing tax vocabulary can make filling out the paperwork less intimidating when it’s time to file. Check out 6 key terms that can help you make sense of it all.

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Anatomy of a paycheck

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Pre-tax benefits

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Tax planning when you work part-time

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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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Guide to your paycheck

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What former military members need to know about taxes

Transitioning from time in the service to civilian life means different tax rules. Here are 5 things you need to know to avoid surprises.

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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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Documents you need to do your taxes

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How to negotiate a higher salary—and get the raise you deserve

What you earn in your 20s shapes your future earnings, yet some people may not know how to negotiate a salary offer or pay raise. Learn why you should negotiate salary and how to get paid what you are worth.

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How to turn your hobby into a business

Could you make money doing something you love as a side business? Get tips on turning your hobby into supplemental income.

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The beginner’s guide to health insurance

By understanding more about health insurance, you could choose a plan to fit your needs. Explore our guide on health insurance to see your options from choosing a plan to making a payment.

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Where will I get health insurance?

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What to do with your pay raise (or any other financial windfall)

Coming into some extra money can be a good time to revisit your finances. See how a little planning can make a big difference.

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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.

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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.

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Starting a business

Starting your own business can be exciting and challenging. Use our checklist to make sure you're truly prepared to launch 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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