The new year makes a lot of people think about their situations. We found a few interesting items that deal with money in the new year.
study: Blondes Make More Money
A recent study in Great Britain found that blondes make $900 more per year than redheads or brunettes — even if the blonde is a dyed one. (DailyMail.co.UK)
economy: Tax Cuts
As part of the extension of the Bush tax cuts, Social Security payroll tax will drop from 6.2 percent to 4.2 percent. That means you’ll be taking home more money each paycheck. Kiplinger gives you a calculator to figure out how much the tax cut is worth to you. (Kiplinger.com)
economy: Interest Rates?
What’s the future for interest rates next year? Even the experts can’t say for sure, just that rates will continue to be volatile because they just don’t have answers about where this economy is headed. (Credit.com)