In case you hadn’t noticed on that first check (and we don’t see how you couldn’t have), payroll taxes have gone up. Although there were reasons to cheer the deal that was (finally) struck in Congress a few weeks ago, taxes are still going up. That means it’s time to take another look at your financial accounts and recalibrate how much you have, how much you will have, and how much you can spend.
David Bakke, a writer from Money Crashers, has four tips for staying ahead of the game, even if taxes are taking a bigger bite out of your paycheck. Click through to read on.