Month: April 2016

Understanding the ACA Penalty

Are you one of the millions of people who did not sign up for health insurance or discontinued it after signing up in 2013 or 2014? If so, you may owe a penalty on your taxes this year. I know people who have been healthy most of their lives and have chosen not to invest […]

Why Do We Call Him Uncle Sam?

Uncle Sam. You’ve seen the image…White-haired man in a star-studded top hat and blue coat, stern eyes staring at you below shaggy eyebrows, pointing his finger, and the words “I Want You for the U.S. Army” in bold type below. This indelible image of Uncle Sam embodies the pride, strength and patriotism of the United […]