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This week's term is:

Excise Tax... refers to an indirect tax that is paid by producers or retailers on certain products or goods.  An excise tax can be an ad valorem tax, which is based on the value of the transaction, or a fixed dollar amount.



Personal Finance


403b Distributions and Transfers:  With such an uncertain future for Social Security, individuals look to the safety of retirement savings plans such as the 403b. But there comes a time when an individual may need to take a distribution, or make a transfer, from their 403b account, and the rules they need to follow can be quite complex.



Evaluating companies using ratios:

Career Development


Median Salary by EducationHighest Paying Jobs: 2013 : Money can't buy happiness, but we live in a world where it's exchanged for goods and services.  Until that economic model changes, higher paying jobs allow us to buy more of the things our families may want or need. In this article, we're going to provide several lists of the highest paying jobs in America, as determined by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.  We're also going to slice and dice that data several different ways, revealing some interesting trends in the information. copyright 2004 - 2014