Erin Arvedlund is an Inquirer Staff Writer living in Philadelphia.
Negotiating with your adult children about whether they stay on the family cellphone plan? Yes, that requires an awkward conversation - even for those who work as financial counselors.
All right, Republicans, here's your chance to help us on the tax front. Congress has not passed any of more than 50 tax provisions that have already expired in 2014. But it has the ability to pass what are referred to as "extenders" for the 2014 tax season. Delays in these extenders could postpone the start of the 2014 tax season, causing financial complications for millions of Americans, says Sandra G. Johnson, president of the National Conference of CPA Practitioners.