Corey Whelan

Income Tax

What Is Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?

Geared primarily towards low-to-middle income, working individuals and families, the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) is a federal benefit able to provide relief to those who meet specific criteria, by reducing the amount of tax owed and by increasing the amount of tax monies refunded, as determined after filing. Both single and married people can benefit from EITC, regardless of whether or not they have children or other dependents.

04/01/2015

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5 Ways To Add Peppermint To Your Holidays

Peppermint and holiday celebrations go together hand in hand. Beautifully decorative with the delicious, sweet taste of peppermint enhances everything from luscious desserts to warm and soul-satisfying beverages.

12/08/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: The Struggle Post Military Life

Female vets, who currently number close to two million, may have it even tougher than their male counterparts. One such veteran is Donna, a Denver-based, single mom, whose struggles lasted far longer than her deployment.

11/24/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Nick Lopez’ Success Post Military Life

Technically savvy and patriotic, Nick Lopez always knew he wanted to use his talent to serve his country.

11/17/2014

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Supporting Our Military On Campus

Under the GI Bill, veterans are provided with financial support for education, making college a viable dream.

11/17/2014

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Why Small Business Saturday Is Important For Your Community

Small Business Saturday will take place nationwide this year on November 29th. Since its launch in 2010 it has helped change the landscape of big-city neighborhoods and small town U.S.A.

11/11/2014

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Best Ways To Spend Thanksgiving Morning With The Family

Setting the table can wait, here are some of the best activities your family can enjoy on Thanksgiving morning.

11/10/2014

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How Military Families Prepare For Their Loved Ones Return

Your family has been anticipating this day since forever, and finally, your soldier’s deployment is coming to an end. Preparing yourself for the big day and what comes after will require more than simply hanging up a banner and baking a cake. Every military family is different, but most will benefit from these home coming tips.

11/03/2014

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Benefits Of Compensated Work Therapy Programs For Veterans

In an ongoing effort to support returning veterans to re-establish themselves in viable careers, the Department of Veterans Affairs has established a vocational, rehabilitation program, called Compensated Work Therapy (CWT).

10/23/2014

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Conversations With Veterans: Howard Wasdin’s Success Post Military Life

Elite Navy SEAL sniper Howard Wasdin survived the infamous battle made famous in the hit movie “Black Hawk Down,” but medical retirement and coming home, presented him with challenges he never expected.

10/23/2014

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Best Creative Couples Costumes For Adults

Want the world to know you two are tight as Batman and Robin? Check out these dynamic duo, Halloween twosomes.

10/03/2014

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3 Ways To Recreate Your Favorite Fair Foods At Home

If what you’re eating is on a stick, fried, overwhelmingly luscious and totally verboten, you’re either in heaven or at the local state fair. Here’s how to recreate some of your favorites at home, roll up your sleeves and start with these devilishly decadent crowd pleasers.

08/04/2014

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Home Remedies To Fight Sunburn

We know you promise to protect your skin next time, but for now, these simple home remedies will help provide soothing relief.

08/04/2014

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How To Maintain A Gas Grill

If you’ve invested in a gas grill, you’re probably looking forward to a few summers of succulent barbecues. If you want to prolong the life of your grill, and investment, the proper care is non-negotiable. Here are your must-do grill maintenance steps.

07/23/2014

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How To DIY Safely

From simple home repairs to high-scale improvements, DIY projects can provide an enjoyable experience and rewarding results.

07/16/2014

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Pros And Cons Of Countertop Options

The look of your kitchen depends largely upon the type of countertop you install. Aesthetics should not be your only consideration, however. Here’s the low down on some of today’s most popular choices.

07/14/2014

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Adding Sprinkler Systems: What You Need To Know

Installing the right sprinkler system can save time and money, as well as conserve energy and water output. It can also increase the lushness and health of your lawn. Ready to get started?

07/09/2014

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Tips For Keeping The House Cool

You may not be able to control the weather, but you can moderate its impact upon your home.

07/09/2014

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Is Cohousing Right For Your Family?

If you’ve tried to picture life for you and your family in a cohousing community, here’s what you need to know.

07/02/2014

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Best Minor League Baseball Stadiums To Catch A Game

If you’re in the mood for a road trip, or simply want to come out to support your local team, make your next stop a minor league baseball game at one of these fan favorite stadiums.

06/30/2014

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Explore The Best Campgrounds In America’s National Parks

If you’re planning a road trip to a new camping destination this summer, gas up. Here are a few of America’s best for you to explore.

06/30/2014

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Creative 4th Of July Parade Float Ideas

Fourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.

06/16/2014

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5 Best Club Of The Month Gifts For Father’s Day

This Father’s Day, sign up the world’s most perfect papa for a monthly club that will remind him of your affection and tickle his fancy all year long. Here are five clubs he will actually be happy to get signed up for.

06/01/2014

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5 Summer Jobs That Will Look Good On Your College Application

For those students hoping to push their application to the top of the ever-growing heap, prior work experience can be a big plus. The right job history can up any candidate’s profile and turn hopeful applicants into freshmen.

06/01/2014

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5 Ways To Get Outdoors With Dad On Father’s Day

There’s something for everyone in the great outdoors, whether your preferred landscape is rural, urban or the highway to somewhere else.

06/01/2014

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