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Sunday December 21, 2014

Our News
Exciting events are happening at Defiance College
Thank you for your interest in Defiance College. Our hope is to serve you and your family with helpful information.
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Personal Planner
How to Fund Your Living Trust
A revocable living trust is one of the principal estate planning methods. While everyone should have a will, there are...
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Savvy Living
Shared Housing can Help in Many Ways
What can you tell me about home-sharing programs? Since my father passed away last year, my 70-year-old mother is...
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Washington News
Tax Extenders Signed by President
On December 16 the Senate passed the Tax Increase Prevention Act of 2014 (H.R. 5771). The 76-16 vote showed overwhelming support for a one-year retroactive extension of 55 tax extenders. The bill also included the Achieving a Better Life Experience (ABLE) Act. This bill allows families who have a disabled child to create a tax-favored savings account similar to a 529 plan. The ABLE account may enable the child to receive funds for education, housing, medical and transportation expenses. It will generally not limit other private insurance or Medicaid benefits. During passage of the tax extenders bill, Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-OR) commented, “With this stop-and-go tax extender bill, Congress is turning in its tax homework 11 months late and expecting to...
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