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Treasury Inflation Protected Securities (TIPS) are often known as Treasury Inflation Index Securities and Real Return Bonds (RRB). TIPS are 'safest of the safe'. There is small amount of downside risk on investment. TIPS are long-term fixed income investments protected against fluctuations in the rate of inflation.

Motorized electric scooters for people with a handicap are fast becoming the way of the future. With technological advances being made with regard to electric mobility scooters it's no wonder they have taken the disabled world by storm. It's a thrill seeing a 90 year old man walking his dog with the help of a mobility electric scooter, something that he wouldn't have been possible just a few short years ago. But now there is practically nowhere a person can't go with the help of an electric motor scooter.

The question of what tax reporting form to give your workers is just the tip of the iceberg of a huge issue known as "employee vs. independent contractor." If your workers are employees, they should receive a Form W-2. If they are independent contractors, they should receive a Form 1099-MISC.

You can use their online registration form to study the various medicare Part D insurance quotes that they offer. There are a small number of affordable Medicare Part D insurance plans to choose from and you should be able to easily pick one to suits your needs.

We also must compete with China, India, and other countries for that imported oil, and there is a very tight supply situation. Both of those countries are growing and have strong economies. Their requirements for oil will continue to grow. The demand for oil is pretty inflexible, which means that the prices could be raised considerably without effecting demand.

There is an exception to the above rule. If you had no tax liability for the previous year (meaning you had no taxable income as determined by your earnings, deductions, exemptions and credits), then the IRS will not require you to pay estimated tax for the current year, no matter what amount you earn. However, in order to avoid dealing with a large tax balance come tax time, estimated payments should still be made as needed.

But as the deficit keeps increasing which makes people sad, pressure will increase on the government to do "something". That "something" could be a result to inflate our way out of this mess, rather than risk the type of deflationary spiral that Japan has suffered over the past 2 decades.

Making minimum payments due on your credit card will not get you out of debt any time soon. Pay the much you can but ensure it is at least twice the minimum due. Depending on your credit amount and interest rate, it may take you some years to pay it off.

The flu season peaks in January and February 75% of the time and prevention is important for people at high risk of serious flu complications include young children, pregnant women, people with chronic health conditions like asthma, diabetes or heart and lung disease and people 65 years and older. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention indicators are showing an high increase in flu-like illness in Illinois.

7) "Cut taxes on all Americans making under $250,000 a year." Not exactly. When the Bush tax cuts expire in 2010, taxes will rise on everyone and probably settle around Clinton-era levels. And the $250,000 number is probably going to be lower, but no one knows exactly what is medicare - what is medicare advantage it is going to be.

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