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    Money Talks News5 hours ago

    Got a 401(k)? Here Are 2 Changes You Need to Understand

    The employee contribution limits for 401(k) plans and individual retirement accounts will stay the same this year as in 2016 — $18,000 for workers under 50 and $24,000 for those 50 and older. The saver’s credit is worth between 10 and 50 percent of 401(k) contributions up to $2,000 (individuals) or $4,000 (couple). The income limit for heads of household will be $46,500 this year, a change from $46,125 last year.

  • 5 States Where Taxes Are Going Up in 2017
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    Kiplinger.comyesterday

    5 States Where Taxes Are Going Up in 2017

    Although President-elect Donald Trump has pledged to cut federal taxes, state taxes are rising across the U.S. as financially strapped states search for funds to repair deteriorating infrastructure and close widening budget shortfalls. In their search for revenue, states have targeted everything from e-cigarettes to lottery winnings. Even Alaska, long a low-tax haven and one of our 10 most tax-friendly states, is feeling the heat. Alaska currently has no income or state sales tax. But to offset a sharp decline in oil revenues, Gov. Bill Walker has proposed a 3% statewide sales tax, which he says is needed to close the state’s $3.2 billion budget deficit. Raising existing state taxes or imposing

  • The best internship advice I ever got explains why some interns get hired over others
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    Business Insider20 hours ago

    The best internship advice I ever got explains why some interns get hired over others

    (This insight really stuck with me (that's me in the picture!).Áine Cain) I've had seven internships over the course of my career. In my fifth stint as an intern, I received a piece of advice that's stuck with me ever since. This particular internship