personal finance

Is Your Retirement Plan Ready for The Longevity Revolution?

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Sometimes a whole crate of birthday candles might not be enough.

Americans are living longer than ever, with the average life expectancy now rising to about 79 years. Some have referred to this trend as the "longevity revolution," but it's also creating a revolution in the way people think about retirement.

"What worked for retirees a generation ago isn't going to work today," says Jack Teboda, president of Teboda & Associates, a financial services firm.

Colorado Tax Checkoff Benefits Wildlife Fund

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Help some of our state's threatened and endangered wildlife by volunteering a contribution to the Non-game Conservation and Wildlife Restoration Cash Fund on your 2017 Colorado state tax return through the voluntary income tax checkoff.  Donations made on Line 1 of Colorado tax form 104CH support wildlife rehabilitation and conservation throughout the state.

From the Extension Agent - Too Much Month at the End of the Money?

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Too Much Month at the End of the Money?

Most of us get up every day and trade our time for a specific amount of money each month.  There are also some of us out there who also work when we have time off like on the weekends or even holidays.  Then there are the select few that have passive revenue streams like rentals, a cow herd, or other investments that help them create wealth to try and get ahead or just help provide for the family.

Tax Scams are on the Rise – Beware of Fake IRS Calls

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You get a call from someone claiming to be a federal Internal Revenue Service (IRS) agent and they are seeking immediate payment of taxes they claim you owe. The phony agents use intimidation tactics such as threats of arrest, liens on property, deportation, or driver's license revocation to scare consumers into making payments or disclosing personal information. The imposters often have just enough personal information to convince a taxpayer they are legitimate.

IRS Warns of New Email Scam

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The Internal Revenue Service today warned taxpayers and tax professionals of a new email scam targeting Hotmail users that is being used to steal personal and financial information.

The phishing email subject line reads: "Internal Revenue Service Email No. XXXX | We're processing your request soon | TXXXXXX-XXXXXXXX". The email leads taxpayers to sign in to a fake Microsoft page and then asks for personal and financial information.