The Toolkit is comprehensive in scope. The text is presented in short blocks, written in plain English and highlighted by examples. Every topic features downloadable Planning Tools, such as tax forms, personal financial statements, and contributions and deductions tables for the self-employed. The Toolkit also features more than 80 financial calculators, including seven calculators for credit cards and debt management and 12 mortgage calculators.
The first topic, The Financial Planning Process, helps you assess where you are now, define your financial goals and objectives, and develop a plan to achieve them. Under the Investing topic, one of the first issues addressed is how what’s going on in the world and in your head affects your investment strategy. CCH has put together an outstanding resource.
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The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE) offers Tax Talk, a free monthly e-newsletter featuring tax tips for small businesses and the self-employed. To sign up, go to www.nase.org and click on the “Reference” section.
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