IRS problem solver Dan Pilla joins Jim to discuss the growing problem of tax refund theft and so called tax identity theft. Also discussed - innocent spouse relief, when married individuals should file separate returns, bankruptcy and taxes, foreclosure and taxes, what to do if you have not filed a tax return in recent years, and more. Dan Pilla is a tax ligitation specialist admitted to practice in U.S. Tax Court. He has authored numerous books on tax related issues focusing on resolving IRS problems.
On this episode Jim digests and comments on the defeated Greek referendum and what it may mean to word financial markets. Also discussed is the financial collapse of Puerto Rico and the stock market in China. Is the rise in the value of Bitcoin connected to the situation in Greece? Jim also comments on a new smartphone app that can be used to steal your credit cards, and how bankruptcy courts are dealing with social media account.
On this episode Jim shares his thoughts on Benny Hinn's latest message of a transfer of wealth that will benefit Christians. The only catch - to get your share you have to 'sow a seed' into his ministry. Dennis Hastert caught in blackmail scandal after allegations of sex with an underage boy. How many sexual deviants do we have in high positions in our government? Hillary Clinton has a new ultra liberal challenger, Amazon offering free same day delivery in many cities, Snapchat gets $500 million in funding, and Bank Of America fined for unfair debt collection practices.
With the many protections in place today for cardholders, most people today don't worry all that much about a credit card falling into the wrong hands. The reality is, however, that being the victim of a credit card theft can represent much more than just an inconvenience. 7 Ways To Protect Yourself 1. Understand The Law - Never Share Your PIN Federal law limits your loss on a stolen credit card to a maximum of $50. Things get much more murky on debit cards, however. If you don't report the loss of a debit card within two business days you...
http://www.christianmoney.com Former Vice Presidential candidate (Libertarian) says he was targeted by the IRS and a U.S. senator. Root says the details of the plot were revealed through a lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch. Root shares details of IRS harassment and audits that began in 2011 and mysteriously ended the week that Lois Lerner was called to testify. Also, is the case against the Baltimore police officers beginning to crumble? Why are local bank branches disappearing? and the growing popularity of so called 'tiny houses.'
On this episode of the podcast Jim Paris and Bob Yetman discuss the news that only 1 in 3 people say that will be able to fully retire at age 65, the risk of loaning out your car, are those ‘cash for your home’ deals worth considering, and a new website that makes it super easy to shop out your car insurance. Use player below, or download. (Free excerpt of podcast - members click here for full audio)
Bloomberg is reporting that the Securities And Exchange Commission has filed a fraud lawsuit against former cornerback Will Allen for allegedly running a Ponzi scheme. The suit alleges that Allen promised investors returns of as much as 18%. Allen reportedly raised $31 million dollars from investors that was to be used to make loans to professional athletes. The suit claims that Allen and his partners began using money from new investors to pay back early investors, and that millions were diverted for personal expenses. Allen's assets were frozen by the government when the suit was unsealed this week. Allen played...
On this episode Jim discusses Amazon's new one hour delivery service, scam couple gets nearly a decade in prison, Illinois to make it easier for cities to go bankrupt, and Jim discusses his trips to Jekyll Island Georgia and his free day at Disney.
Jim discusses his new video, Blood Moons On Wall Street. Ephren Taylor is sentenced to nearly 20 years after scamming church members out of an estimated $16 million dollars. Save money at Amazon by tapping into their warehouse deals. Megachurch pastor Creflo Dollar cancels plans to raise money to buy a $65 million dollar jet, and Google to launch low cost cell phone service this year.
If you thought you knew the whole story behind the Bernard Madoff Ponzi scheme, think again. New York Times writer, Diana Henriques, takes you into the dark world of Bernie Madoff and gives us not just an overview of his crime, but exposes the psychology behind a life long scam artist. From his humble beginnings to his jail cell in Federal prison, Henriques takes the mask off of the most infamous con artist of our time.
On this episode Jim discusses the possibility of terrorist attacks on U.S. soil. Kate Brown becomes the first openly bi-sexual governor, is another 'movement' beginning for the rights of bi-sexuals? Tax refund theft now reaching $5 billion dollars annually, how they are stealing your refund with the help of the IRS. U.S. Government sued for taking taxpayer refunds to settle Social Security overpayments from the 1970's. Google plans to jump into the cell phone market with a $10 monthly plan. When should you start taking your Social Security benefits? and free things you can do at Disney.
Nancy Jo Frazer and co-defendants admitted to violating Ohio Law and agreed to a financial settlement of $108,000. Details Here. http://www.christianmoney.com On this episode, Jim discusses turning 50 and the surprise party that his wife and friends threw for him. Jim also shares what happened on his latest Amtrak train trip, and how a Burger King customer accidentally received $2,600 instead of the crispy chicken sandwich they ordered in the drive-thru. The latest on the Profitable Sunrise scam, Nancy Jo Frazer, and what the state of Ohio did to finally shut down their scam charity that targeted Christians.
Update: The Williams County Court informed ChristianMoney.com that they prematurely changed the status of the case to 'closed' prior to a final settlement agreement being signed. As a result, there was a window of time of approximately three weeks where the closed status was not accompanied by any public announcement or settlement agreement. Nancy Jo Frazer and co-defendants admitted to violating Ohio Law and agreed to a financial settlement of $108,000. Details Here. As a regular reader of this blog, you will know that we have been following the Profitable Sunrise story for two years now. Of course, my book...
A prominent New York attorney is alleging that Joel Osteen is using his non-profit ministry to promote his for profit books. The upshot of the allegation is that book royalties are paid to Osteen personally, while his 'ministry' foots the bill for his TV broadcasts.
*** A great resource that I highly recommend is an online service that you can use to find out who is actually calling you - Click Here To Do A Reverse Phone Number Search. I received a call last night from an elderly relative that was very distraught. In fact, they were crying on the phone as they tried to explain to me their predicament. They received a call late yesterday afternoon from an individual claiming to be a representative of a debt mediation service. My relative was told that they owed nearly $9,000 on an old credit card bill....