Friday, September 28, 2012

Are your bank fees higher?

Are your bank fees higher?
In Bankrate's 2012 Checking Survey, almost every checking fee they follow went up, with some bank fees rising 25% or more. The average monthly maintenance fee for a noninterest-bearing checking account rose to a record high $5.48, an increase of 25% over last year. The minimum balance to avoid a monthly maintenance fee has nearly doubled in the last two years, reaching $6,117.80. Making matters worse, if you don't make that threshold, you'll be on the hook for a $14.75 monthly maintenance fee.
ATM fees have become routine, especially for using other bank ATMs.  "Our recent survey showed that 72% of the largest credit unions still offered free checking." Members buy only what they need using the “tricks of the trade” and pay zero fees:

Long-term care insurance and alternatives
Please read all the exclusions and restrictions in at least three policies before buying. Consider that half of all policies lapse before any benefits were paid. Most owners were unable or unwilling to continue paying their premiums. Even if an owner has LTCi and goes to a facility, only half collect from the policy. If you need home care or use a residential facility, you may not collect benefits. When LTC benefits were paid, they were usually far below the actual cost of care. For many of the longest-term residents, benefits were used up before the nursing facility stay ended. Consider using the premiums to buy assets that can be used for LTC or legacy or retirement supplement, whichever is needed.

Decades of federal dollars, NOT entrepreneurs, helped pay for the natural gas boom
Pioneers in gas drilling say government research and tax breaks helped launch boom. The current new gas billionaires did NOT put up the money to assure their own success. The government did. In 1975, the Department of Energy began funding research into fracking and horizontal drilling, where wells go down and then sideways for thousands of feet. But it took more than 20 years to perfect the process. Millionaires like Romney say they did it all themselves. Not true.
GOP wants to eliminate the Department and every other government bureaucrat in Wash.

RomneyCare—emergency room for uninsured—disputed by doctors
"Emergency care is not health insurance," according to Dr. David Seaberg, president of theAmerican College of Emergency Physicians, responding to a statement by Governor Mitt Romney on 60 Minutes about how uninsured patients get medical care in emergency rooms. Most people need comprehensive care and can save with a high-deductible policy:

KS regulator ask GOP governor to set health exchange plan
GOP governor declines. He is waiting for election to see if he will comply with law to have exchanges for citizens to buy insurance. This will make it more difficult for uninsured to meet the deadline in 2014.

AR Gov embraces health care overhaul
Arkansas Gov. Beebe now wants to use ObamaCare to widen government-funded coverage to thousands of additional families. He’s relying on the move to help prevent a Republican takeover of the state Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction. Gov. Mike Beebe, the first Southern governor to back the law's expansion of Medicaid, has become an unlikely advocate for a central part of the overhaul that would expand Medicaid, a position made easier by the fact that he's not seeking re-election. Beebe has said he thinks lawmakers will support expanding eligibility when they see the broad benefits. The Department of Human Services has estimated expanding the state's Medicaid rolls by 250,000 people will save the state $372 million over the next several years. Republicans have expressed skepticism about that figure, noting that it factors in savings from other parts of the federal health overhaul. 

SD agrees to Fed health exchanges
South Dakota will not set up its own health insurance exchange, instead deferring to the federal government to operate and pay for a key component required by the federal health care overhaul. Each state has the option of making or renting exchanges. 

Are extended warranties right for you?
Experts agree that you should choose warranties backed by manufacturers and not third parties. Most cars have solid reliability records on engine/powertrain so you won’t need one. Check reliability at JD Power, etc.
Sellers have considerable mark-ups on contracts – as much as 50%. Warranties are the profit line for most retailers. Some use warranty sales as sales bonus plans. Staples is a good example of what companies use extended warranties for—extra profit, not service. According to Staples employees, they are told: no warranty, no computer. The advertised computer is not in stock if you don’t buy the computer but is in stock if you do.
65% of Consumer Reports respondents spent significantly more for the extended coverage than they reaped in repair savings. Twelve percent noted they had difficulty getting warranty repairs because of contract terms or disagreements with an administrator. CRrecommends you put the $1,500-$2,300 you might spend in a moneymarket fund and "insure" yourself. Members self-insure for all large purchases:

NJ Gov Christie fails to help homeowners in foreclosure—losing $300 million
ABC News reporter Jim Hoffer asked the governor to explain why New Jersey ranks last out of 18 states who have received hundreds of millions in funds from the US Treasury Department to help unemployed or underemployed homeowners to avoid foreclosure.
Specifically, New Jersey has distributed less than $4 million of a $300 million grant, placing the Garden State in last place among states that have received grants from the Treasury’s Hardest Hit Fund. The GOP governor has spent a good deal of time during the month of September campaigning out of state on behalf of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney. He allocated only 5 employees to the program. 

Best homeowner’s insurance services survey
The 2012 survey by JD Power is done. Amica Mutual ranks highest in satisfaction (859) for an 11th consecutive year among homeowners award-eligible insurance companies and performs particularly well in all five factors that contribute to overall customer satisfaction. Following Amica Mutual in the rankings are ACSC (AAA) (824) and Erie Insurance (822), respectively. USAA, an insurance provider open only to U.S. military personnel and their families and therefore not included in the rankings, also achieves a high level of customer satisfaction. Find your carrier on the list at
Members find that quality service need not be expensive when you buy what you need.

SCAMS           “Only the little people pay taxes.” Leona Helmsley

Romney violated his own rule: Extra tax payments make him “unqualified” to be president!
Romney’s returns showed that the couple paid $1,935,708 in taxes on income of $13,696,951. Romney had claimed fewer deductions than he was entitled to just to keep his rate at such a level. Romney told reporters in August he had never paid below 13 percent in taxes in any given year over the past 20. Had he taken the full charitable deduction, it would have pushed his tax liability below 13 percent. Romney also said that "I don't pay more than are legally due, and frankly if I had paid more than are legally due I don't think I'd be qualified to become president."

Redistribution of wealth . . . to the wealthy, by the wealthy, for the wealthy!
Americans don’t understand why the wealthy don’t pay Social Security tax on ALL income.
Currently, workers pay the tax on the first $110,000 in income. Everything above that threshold remains untouched. Why? The current cap was set in 1983 to expose "90% of total national wages to the Social Security tax." Because of inequality in income growthsince then (the rich growing richer), the amount of wages escaping such taxation has grown from 10% to about 15%. It is said that if we raise the taxable portion, we will return to historical intent and also address the erosion of income equality since 1983.
Removing that cap entirely while leaving benefit levels the same could ensure Social Security's solvency for the next 75 years
Since the wealthy make more they should pay more. This seems fair. If you make $110,000 you pay $6826 but if you make $220,000, you pay only $6826. If you make $22 million, you pay only $6826.
Americans don’t understand why they pay 40-50% taxes in total and Romney and friends pay under 15% taxes in total.

Who owns your account now?
Morgan Stanley dropping the Smith Barney name from the joint venture it co-owns with Citigroup Inc.
Auto insurers Permanent General and The General to American Family Insurance. 

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Friday, September 21, 2012

Is Long-Term Care Insurance right for you?

Is Long-term Care Insurance right for you?
Rating firm Moody's says the health of the long-term-care business is questionable. Of the 15 companies that generated the most statutory earned premiums for LTCI in 2010, five either no longer sell the product or have curbed sales. The list includes John Hancock Life Insurance Co., MetLife Inc., Unum Group, CNO Financial Group Inc. and Prudential Financial Inc. Many owners have to drop coverage as premiums rise. 

Is dog bite protection right for you?
Dog bite claims are on the rise and account for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claim dollars in 2011. Every owner thinks their pet is God’s gift so coverage is not considered. Reality sets in when you receive a notice of suit. Between medical and settlement costs, your homeowners may not pay all. For a couple of hundred dollars you can protect yourself with an umbrella liability policy. Some breeds are NOT covered so ask. Most dogs respond to young children well but practice with known situations. Consult specialists if your pet is aggressive with the unknown. Use our Guide to pick the right “umbrella:”

Don’t stand near post office buildings
U.S. Postal Service asks Floridians to stop crashing into post offices
This year so far, eight drivers have crashed into post offices in Central Florida alone. Post office “tips” include: Visibly check to see whether your foot is on the gas pedal or the brake pedal," and "Visibly check to see if the vehicle is in Park, Reverse or Drive."

Medicare premiums will rise only $1.47 next year – overall spending down
Monthly premiums for popular private insurance plans through Medicare are only inching up next year, the Obama administration said. Average monthly premiums for Medicare Advantage plans will rise by $1.47 in 2013 to $32.59, said Blum. When premiums and out-of-pocket costs such as co-payments are combined, Medicare estimates that beneficiaries will actually spend less on average. e administration says Medicare Advantage premiums have gone down 10 percent since the president's health care overhaul passed in 2010.

KS questions Obama’s birth and presidency AGAIN—GOP never gives up
Kansas election officials on Friday were seeking to obtain a certified copy of President Obama's birth certificate as they determined whether to allow him to remain on the ballot after a state resident challenged his citizenship. Here it is:
GOP never gives up or has KS moved that far to the right?
Romney never had to prove he wasn’t a Mexican.
It is only because he is black that Obama has to show he is American

GOP hopes to win election by ending our deductions!!
If elected president, Mitt Romney has promised he will create 12 million jobs, replace Obamacare and the Dodd-Frank financial reforms, slash corporate tax rates, preserve the Bush income tax cuts, and then cut an additional 20 percent to boot. And, oh yes—balance the budget.
How does Romney propose to pull off this feat of budgetary magic? He isn’t saying. He has said he wants to end loopholes to pay for this: charitable giving ($47 billion), mortgage interest ($89 billion), retirement savings ($118 billion), and employer-provided health insurance ($131 billion). Aren’t these cuts going to raise our taxes?

How much do we really spend out of our paycheck? Less than HALF?!
Elections are about taxes. In 1960 middle-income Americans paid less than 30 percent of their earnings in local, state, and federal taxes; today that figure is up to 40 percent. Many middle- and upper-income families living in the states that have the highest taxes, such as New York and California, pay nearly 50%—HALF—their incomes in taxes. High taxes reflect the growth of government. Subsidies go to every group.
We pay Federal and state income taxes, Social Security and Medicare, state sales tax, gas tax. In some states, we pay workers compensation insurance, family leave insurance, disability income insurance, unemployment insurance. Some of us then have to pay our employer for union dues, health insurance, life insurance, long-term care insurance, etc. Some then have chosen to pay for retirement 401k, 403b, etc. Some also pay property tax, homeowner fees, road tolls to get to work, etc. Some pay interest on cars, etc. Some pay student loans. Some give a tithe to religion. The only tax credits we have are taxes, charity, mortgage, retirement and health insurance. Now even these are at risk.

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SCAMS           “Only the little people pay taxes.” Leona Helmsley

Who are the 47% of Americans Romney says don’t pay income taxes?
There are 78,000 tax filers with incomes of $211,000 to $533,000 who paid no federal income taxes last year. Even more amazingly, there are 24,000 households with incomes of $533,000 to $2.2 million with zero income tax liability, and 3,000 tax filers with incomes above $2.2 million with the same federal income tax liability as most of those with incomes barely above the poverty level.

Congress people and staff not paying taxes either
The Republican-led House passed legislation last month that raised the consequences for federal civilian workers behind on their taxes, or anyone who wants to work for the government. Supporters say the measure is necessary to hold employees accountable, collect about $1 billion past due and foster confidence among Americans that public servants aren't ditching their tax obligations. Employees of the legislative branch — which includes members of Congress — owe millions, too. In the U.S. Senate, 217 employees owed $2.1 million; 467 workers in the House owed $8.5 million.
IRS has the power to put a lien on salary but some have friends in high places.
Some states will not renew a driver’s license if you owe taxes.

Guilty banker gets out of jail and collects $104 million as he passes GO!
First, the government threw Bradley Birkenfeld in prison for helping a former client at UBS AG hide his wealth from the Internal Revenue Service. Now, as part of the same case, the IRS has awarded the former banker $104 million for helping expose the widespread tax evasion scheme by the Swiss banking behemoth. The IRS collected $5 billion in back taxes and penalties from 4,700 Americans who held secret overseas accounts and $780 from UBS.  
What a business!

John Hancock helps business owners avoid paying taxes
John Hancock sold a tax shelter called the Benistar plan, which was intended to provide benefits funded by life insurance policies. Customers are now suing the insurer and their law firm which provided a letter of plan legality. In 2008, the IRS declared the Benistar plan an "abusive tax shelter" and assessed back taxes and penalties on the customers. Benistar plans claim a business can make unlimited tax deductions for contributions and employees can receive benefits free of tax using the insurance exemption. 

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Friday, September 14, 2012

Keep More of What You Earn

Keep More of What You Earn

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No secret to having money: Invest early and spend less

New survey says HALF (47 percent) of the 1,038 respondents pointed to “living within my means” while more than a third (35 percent) say they “started saving from an early or at a young age.” Forty-two percent say saving for retirement is their primary financial goal. What is new is how to build wealth ON YOUR OWN and tax-FREE:



Preferred auto insurance customers wasting premiums

Texas Office of Public Insurance Counsel found that the longer customers stay with a company, the more likely they are to pay more than they need to. The analysis found that the insurers' risk of loss is less the longer you stay with the company, meaning you become more profitable to the company the longer you stay around. While the savings will vary from person to person, long-term customers are likely to be paying too much.

The report was meant to be a siren call to shop around for home and auto policies. Our Guides show the ‘tricks of the trade’ to save:


ObamaCare forced insurers to return premium overcharges

Virginia residents and businesses have received about $43 million in rebates from their health insurance companies. Fourteen insurers returned the money because they failed to spend at least 80 percent of their premium income.


What else does ObamaCare do for you?



Romney now says he will keep ObamaCare benefits …. Sort of… (if you qualify?)

Romney does FLIP right on TV—he will gut ObamaCare, Then won’t, then will again!

On Meet the Press yesterday he said he intended to reform the health-care system to allow people with preexisting conditions to obtain health insurance. However, Romney doesn’t have a plan, or even a vague outline of a plan, to cover people with preexisting conditions. To preempt a conservative freak-out, Romney’s campaign clarified to National Review that its actual position remains, “Governor Romney will ensure that discrimination against individuals with pre-existing conditions who maintain continuous coverage is prohibited.” What does that mean?

The key clause here is “who maintain continuous coverage.” Romney is saying that if you have health insurance, you won’t get kicked off health insurance if you develop a serious condition, even if you switch insurers. That’s not the same as finding a way to give coverage to people who are locked out of the insurance market for medical reasons. It’s not even a new proposal. That right has existed in federal law since 1996. It’s possible Romney is saying he wants to strengthen it but, as Jonathan Cohn has explained, that’s really hard to do, and even if he could, it would be a very limited change that would affect very few people.

GOP captures the undecided by using half-truth sound bites?


Ryan lied about running a fast marathon!? Can we trust this man?

“Turns out Ryan never ran a marathon in that time; a campaign spokesman was forced to walk back the comment.”

Why would he make up such a lie? Just to influence runners?

Does Ryan think we are stupid that no one would check him out?

Do all politicians think this way?


CA approves pay-for-miles-driven program

Regulators approved an auto filing by Esurance that will allow its policyholders to voluntarily participate in a unique pay-drive verified mileage auto program. Under the company’s “Drive Less, Save More” program, customers provide odometer readings each term for possible additional savings on their car insurance. Other companies that offer pay-drive programs include: The Automobile Club of Southern California, State Farm, CSE Safeguard Insurance Company and the Sequoia Insurance Company of Marin. Learn all the ‘tricks’ to lower your premium with our Guide:


Vanguard low-fee ETFs shaking industry to core (profits)

Vanguard's ETFs have attracted 70% of the inflows over the past three years, according to a recent AllianceBernstein LP research note. “A fee cut could go a long way toward helping their [BlackRock] products compete more directly,” said Mike Rawson, an ETF analyst at Morningstar Inc. The battle between the two firms' emerging-markets ETFs is the clearest example of the shift that's been under way. The iShares Emerging Markets ETF (EEM) and the Vanguard Emerging Markets ETF (VWO) track the same index but the Vanguard ETF has an expense ratio of 0.22%, 45 basis points lower than the iShares product.

Members know there is no difference between the two funds except sales charges, which reduce the size of their nest eggs.

Is your income going backward?

Median incomes fell 1.5 percent in 2011, while the official poverty rate ($23,021 for a family of four) remained essentially unchanged at 15 percent.

A family right in the middle of the income spectrum had an income of $50,054, which is actually lower than the 1989 median level of $50,624 expressed in 2011 dollars. The implication: For much of America the economy has produced not just one lost decade but two. Stagnation has even hit wealthier and more educated households (the 95th percentile in the Census data) for the past decade.


Top companies have moved their work overseas for lower wages and tax benefits.



SCAMS           “Only the little people pay taxes.” Leona Helmsley


Wealthy already plan to avoid new tax—The Romney way

Tax planners are developing ways to help clients avoid the taxes set to take effect next year. Advisers are devising methods for high-income taxpayers to shelter investment and other forms of income.

Obama's healthcare law imposes a 3.8 percent tax on investment income and a 0.9 boost in payroll taxes, both applying only to individuals earning more than $200,000 a year or households earning more than $250,000. That is about 4 percent of the tax-paying population, according to the non-partisan Tax Policy Center.

Among ways these taxpayers might be able to avoid the full brunt of the new taxes: cashing in gains this year instead of next; characterizing income as active instead of passive; and moving profits into vehicles or structures not subject to the tax, said a range of tax experts. Of course, law firms and real estate partnerships are exempt.

The 3.8 percent tax is assessed on top of the existing 15 percent tax rate on income from capital gains, dividends and other investments for the $200,000-in-income-and-up set. The tax applies to investment income from dividends, interest, annuities, royalties and rents - except for income earned in the ordinary course of a trade or business.

This 18.8% tax is still less than the 20% capital gains in effect under Clinton, when the deficit was going down. See



Corporations don’t need another tax break to open more factories—They went overseas

Corporations are holding record amounts of cash. And none of them wants to keep it in the U.S.Cash holdings for U.S. non-financial firms rose 3% to $1.24 trillion, according to Moody's. That tops last year's all-time high of $1.2 trillion. Moody's also estimates nearly $700 billion, or 57% of the corporate cash total, is held overseas. The ratings agency attributes this to emerging-market strength, dividends and high levies on repatriated cash.

"Without permanent reform that lowers the tax on overseas profits, Moody's expects the absolute and proportionate amount of cash held overseas will continue to rise," the firm says in its release. Even among corporate behemoths, there's a 1%: Apple, Cisco, Google, Microsoft and Pfizer accounted for 22% of all cash balances. Apple alone represented 8% of all holdings.


How did we get here

National Debt Graph by President


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Friday, September 7, 2012

Make sure your student has the facts

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What is your retirement income plan?

How much will you receive from Social Security?

From a part-time job?

From your nest egg?

From your other assets?

Having a plan makes your life easier in retirement. Do it now so you can have peace of mind.


Did you receive an IRS notice about IRA contributions?

One member received a notice for more tax because IRS claimed the filers were not allowed to deduct all the contributions because the spouse was covered by a pension and the other was not. This member did not accept the IRS claim since their tax preparation was done online using one of the firms the IRS listed on its website. The member also looked up the rules about IRAs and sent the IRS a copy of the page in question. Recently, the IRS gave up and did not require more tax. The IRS is staffed with folks who may not know all the rules—too many to know. It also pays to mention that you used the software firm listed at and paid $10 for it.



Our taxes provide extra income to mega farms—Socialism for the rich

In 2011, corporate farmers earned a record income of more than $100 billion. With crop insurance and very high prices helping to compensate for a smaller harvest, incomes should remain strong, says an Iowa State University agriculture economist. Our taxes buy insurance for farm businesses that can show a “revenue” drop. This drives up the price of land and rents for smaller family farms. Food prices soar to offset lower supply of crops that now goes to making fuel and exports. Large agribusinesses get bigger.


CA establishes citizen health care co-ops to save premium; expand benefits

“These CO-OPs are a help to California consumers by returning surplus revenue to members in the form of lower premiums, lower cost-sharing and expanded benefits.”

The bill implements a provision of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

The bill would also make co-ops in California eligible for federal grants.

Under the health care law, those seeking to form a CO-OP may apply for $3.8 billion in federal funds in the form of low interest loans. To date, 19 non-profits, offering coverage in 18 states, have been awarded over $1 billion by the Department of Health and Human Services.


GOP-run states have declined to set up health exchanges—citizens lose

Putting their citizens’ health farther in jeopardy, GOP-led states do not see the advantages of raising health access and screenings for those in need.


Is buying long-term care insurance when you are young right for you?

The LTCi industry is pushing this product for the young at work because sales have been slow for seniors. The sellers use arguments about how people at any age may need care. They cite very inexpensive policies. They drag out the best-case “examples” from insurers to show that someone actually received $730,200 in benefits at age 28 or 44. There are few details but the message is clear.

You can hit the LTCi benefit lottery by playing and you must be in it to win. But this policy is a really poor choice for young adults with few dollars to use for the rest of their lives. Yes, there are a few people who benefit just like there are a few wealthy widows and widowers. However, this is not the kind of long-odds bet you want to make at age 21. Buy LTCi at work ONLY if you have maxed out your 401k and Roth IRA and have a golden comprehensive health policy. You have a greater need for ready money later in life without having to become disabled first. For example, $250 a month can be worth $1million tax-FREE later. And you don’t need to get sick.




Book review: Bailout: An Inside Account of How Washington Abandoned Main Street While Rescuing Wall Street Neil Barofsky (Author)

A taxpayer’s look inside the way Washington acts when our country is in crisis created by one of its own power centers. Prosecutors hired to stop fraud and waste of our tax dollars are considered enemies by bureaus with the money to bailout their friends and intentionally hurt homeowners. Programs were “designed by Wall Street, for Wall Street.” (p. 129) All the banks that bet their money with AIG got 100% back—no losses.

Despite Congress funding to modify struggling homeowners’ loans, servicing banks and holding companies pushed foreclosures because fees are higher for them than for modifications. Treasury poured money into banks without any accountability, thinking that banks would never do anything wrong. Banks paid bonuses, fixed their balance sheets, bought other companies—spent all $700B without improving lending. Bank stockholders and executives that should have lost their jobs and their investments due to their own failed policies were paid off. Treasury even approved bonuses for the AIG execs who caused it.

Consider Angelo R. Mozilo, the CEO of Countrywide, one of the biggest bad loan originators. He never faced a trial let alone jail time. He was named second "Worst American CEOs of All Time". He received $57 million in 2005 at the height of the fraud.


Barofsky concludes, “future massive crises—and bailouts—are … inevitable.”


SCAMS           “Only the little people pay taxes.” Leona Helmsley


Socialism for the rich

Crop insurance for agribusiness—drives up prices for land too.       

Oil and gas subsidies—drilling already paid for by speculators.      

Cotton subsidies—we have to pay off Brazil farms.  

Rice subsidies—mega farms collect most of it—two firms got over half of total.


Who owns your account now?

American Financial Group's supplemental insurance business to Cigna

Hartford s Retirement Plans business to Massachusetts Mutual Life



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