Mortgage, Home Buying and Credit Card Expert
Amelia Josephson is a writer passionate about covering financial literacy topics. Her areas of expertise include retirement and home buying. Amelia's work has appeared across the web, including on AOL, CBS News and The Simple Dollar. She holds degrees from Columbia and Oxford. Originally from Alaska, Amelia now calls Brooklyn home.
Posts by Amelia Josephson:
Charlotte is the largest city in North Carolina and has a population that’s growing quickly. Between 2010 and 2015, Census Bureau records indicate that Charlotte’s population grew by 12.4%. Of course, any time there’s population growth, the associated area’s cost of living tends to rise as well. Despite these increases, the housing market in Charlotte appears to have some opportunities for buyers. Read more
President Trump signed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, into law in December 2017. This bill largely didn’t affect individual income taxes until the 2018 tax year, which you filed in early 2019. How exactly the Trump tax plan affects you depends on your income, your current filing status and the deductions you take. But because of tax code changes, you might want to work with a financial advisor to optimize your tax strategy for your financial goals. Take a look at the following guide to help you better understand the main features of the new tax plan. Read more
The holidays are always a busy season for charities around the world. Many people save their giving for the end of the year, or make charitable contributions in lieu of buying holiday presents. If you’re in the market for charity ideas for holiday giving, check out the list below. There’s not a dud charity in the bunch. Read more