Silver Spring Blogs: Tax Tips, Apology for Jesse Jackson Sr., Paying for College in Maryland
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Students from the University of Maryland College Park presented
me with the “Maryland Invests” book, a compilation of personal stories written by students on their experiences paying for college. These stories are a reminder of why it is so critically important that we continue making investments to keep college affordable.
If you plan on making a big night of it this St. Patrick's Day, don’t rely on luck to get home safely. Together with the Washington Regional Alcohol
Program (WRAP) SoberRide initiative, AT&T is providing free taxi rides
(up to $30) to anyone 21 and over in the greater Washington, DC, area who may have had one too many Irish Car Bombs or pints of Guinness.
When I received an email this week from my friend Cynthia, I could not help remembering and laughing at some of the times we shared during the 1970s and 1980s when we were dedicated and determined volunteers working for the Women Artists Movement.
4. Support Funding/Tax Credits for Private Schools! It is Less Taxing
One of the things that has really bugged me over the years, is the lack of gratitude by public officials (and even many everyday citizens) to those who send their children to Catholic Schools. (This, of course, also applies to those who send their children toschools of other faiths, as well as, secular schools.)
In the race to meet tax deadlines, Americas are forgetting to include all sources of taxable income on their tax returns. Personal finance resource www.GoBankingRates.com the five most common mistakes Americans make when reporting their total income to the IRS. investigates
It’s time to man up – I was wrong about Jesse L. Jackson Sr.
First, some background. I wrote a column in 2008 under the
title, “Winners and Losers from Election ’08” in which I listed Jesse
Jackson Sr. as one of the biggest losers of that year.