Karin Price Mueller, NJ.com

Karin Price Mueller


New Jersey, United States

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Recent articles by Karin:

Do I have to report Social Security benefits on the FAFSA?

Be sure to complete this financial form correctly. → Read More

How does Social Security work with Railroad Retirement benefits?

Your work history will determine your eligibility. → Read More

How can I add my adult children to my deed?

You might find there are better estate planning strategies for you. → Read More

How will this 529 plan affect my grandchild’s financial aid for college?

How an account is titled will matter when it comes to financial aid formulas. → Read More

N.J. residents could get unemployment benefits more quickly under law Murphy just signed

The law Gov. Phil Murphy signed was passed in the wake of numerous complaints about slow unemployment payouts during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

Residents are getting to vote on their energy bills in one N.J. town

A state law permits municipalities to join together for cheaper rates, but few do, state data shows. → Read More

Her Facebook, Instagram accounts were hacked. Now she says she may lose $20K.

Frustrated users say they can't get their accounts back even with an appeal. → Read More

Then and Now

From inner cities to the shore, growth continues unabated despite future threats → Read More

Are taxes owed if all the money goes to a nursing home?

There may be a valuable tax deduction that could help with tax burdens. → Read More

Phillies fan thought he bought 2 World Series tickets for $1K, but then seller cancels order

Similar tickets went up for sale at more than double the price, fan says. → Read More

Are you paying too much for electric and gas from a third-party company? Here’s how to find out.

If you choose a third-party energy supplier, you could be in for a surprise. → Read More

Get a Google Nest thermostat for $1 or less to help control energy bills. Here’s how.

New Jersey utility companies are offering sales and instant rebates. → Read More

How do I get my ANCHOR property tax benefit if I moved?

The ANCHOR program replaces the Homestead Rebate. → Read More

I use a health savings account. When can I deduct the medical expenses?

If you have large medical expenses, you may be able to save on taxes. → Read More

Why does my cell phone company offer a discount for debit card autopays?

Companies may offer a discount so they can save on fees. → Read More

What happens to my disability benefits if I have a lottery win?

Disability programs have different income limitations. → Read More

If you get married, can you keep disability benefits?

There are different income considerations for different kinds of disability benefits. → Read More

What happens to Social Security spousal benefits when living out of the U.S.?

It's possible to get benefits even after you leave, if you qualify. → Read More

I Bonds are paying nearly 10% interest. How much can I buy?

There bonds have higher interest rates because of inflation. → Read More

Will a 529 withdrawal for K-12 tuition be taxable?

Rule changes mean you can use your 529 plan to pay for K-12 tuition. → Read More