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  • 01:02

    Adoption Tax Credit 2012-2013

    in Parents

    It is tax time again, and adoptive parents have lots of questions about the Adoption Tax Credit for 2013. Our guest experts to talk about this credit are Mark McDermott, adoption attorney and adoption tax credit expert; and Josh Kroll, the adoption tax credit expert at the North American Council on Adoptable Children. adoption, adopting children, adoption tax credit, federal income tax, domestic adoption, adopting a baby, adopting a child, international adoption, adopting from Russia, adopting from foster care, adopting from China, adopting from South Korea, adopting from  Bulgaria

  • 01:03

    Adoption Tax Credit 2013

    in Parents

    The adoption tax credit is a great way to help fund your adoption, though it is often underutilized. Host Dawn Davenport will interview two of the leading experts on this confusing tax credit: Donald Cofsky, President of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys and Josh Kroll, with the North American Council on Adoptable Children. adoption tax credit, adoption tax credit 2013, adoption, foster care adoption, failed adoption, international adoption


    Highlights of this show can be found here:


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    For more information on the Adoption Tax Credit, click here.

  • 01:01

    The Refundable Adoption Tax Credit for 2011 and 2012 Taxes

    in Parents

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    Are you eligible for the refundable adoption tax credit for 2011. what changes are planned for 2012 in this tax credit for adoption. Our guests are Mark McDermott, adoption attorney and adoption tax credit expert, Megan Lindsey, Director of Infant Adoption Training Initiative and Assistant Director of Policy for the National Council For Adoption, and Josh Kroll, the adoption tax credit expert at the North American Council on Adoptable Children.

  • 01:03

    Adoption Tax Credit

    in Parents

    The Adoption Tax Credit has caused a great deal of confusion this year. We have a terrific panel of experts to answer your questions about this refundable tax credit and to talk about what the future holds.  Mark McDermott Washington, D.C adoption attorney and past president of the American Academy of Adoption Attorneys; Jackie Perlman, principal tax research analyst with The Tax Institute at H&R Block; and Josh Kroll, adoption tax credit specialist with the North American Council on Adoptable Children. Adoption Tax Credit 2011, Adoption Tax Credit 2012, Adoption Tax Credit 2013. Getting the adoption tax credit for a failed adoption. What expenses qualifiies for the adoption tax credit? International adoption. Foster care adoption.

  • 01:07

    How to Do an Independent Private Adoption in the US

    in Parents

    It is possible to do an independent adoption without using an adoption agency. 


    Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews two of the top adoption attorneys that facilitate independent adoptions in the US: Steven M. Kirsh and Mark McDermott.


    Creating a Family has thousands of free resources related to this topic on our website at www.CreatingaFamily.org. 


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    More Creating a Family resources on adoption can be found here.

  • 00:46

    Adoptee Connection

    in Family

    Please join host Pam Dixon Kroskie on her newly structured radio show. Pam produced a successful radio show for a National Non-Profit for over three years and over 70,000 listens. Her previous guests were Michael Reagan, Patti Hawn and Daryl McDaniels from RUN DMC just to name a few. Pam also is an author herself of a children's book "Jack and Emma's Adoptee Journey"  Pam is also the President of HEAR- Hoosiers for Equal Access to Records- a non profit that has introduced legislation in Indiana- for adoptee rights.


    Pam's first guest in this series will be Sherrie Eldridge:


    A twice-reunited adoptee, Sherrie Eldridge is a straight-shooting, transparent, and compassionate author, speaker, and trainer in the field of adoption. Her books are research-based, yet woven within are poignant messages pounded out on the anvil of her own adoptee heart.


     This is what makes Eldridge unique! 


    One adoptive parent said she had a beautiful heart because she had the courage to tell him what his daughter might experience.


    Her first book, Twenty Things Adoptive Parents Need to Succeed, is required reading by many adoption agencies and universities. She has also authored six other books. Sherrie helps readers and listeners to understand the adopted child’s perspective on adoption and how to deepen connections between parent and child.


    Sherrie has been married to Bob Eldridge for 49 years. They have 2 married daughters and six grandchildren. For more information: http://SherrieEldridge.com


     


     

  • 01:03

    Love and Credit

    in Self Help

    Lorie Woodruff, has partnered with Financial Education Services, to educate individuals about financial programs that protect their credit, identity, family, finances, and futures. Their flagship service is credit restoration. This service is helping renters looking to buy a home, individuals/homeowners who have experienced hardships, and business owners looking to improve or start their business. She is working alongside a team of committed business professionals to bring about better financial education. Her “Credit Makeover” presentation brings forward awareness of how to increase ones credit scores to bring about a better lifestyle and affordable options in life.
    Divya Parekh, is an international leadership wellness coach and speaker, eVirtual Team Leader and International Coach Academy career Community Leader who has worked with coaches and professionals on six continents.  Co-author of an international best-seller book “The Voyage to Your Vision”, Divya heads The DP Coaching Group, which helps executives, professionals and coaches  embrace their inner confidence and endeavor for continual enrichment to achieve desired success. 


    You will learn how to apply proven strategies to


    -Identifying good and bad credit habits in a relationship
    -Scoring points by implementing healthy credit tips
    -How to restore your relationship with "real talk" about credit and financial education
    -Turning your troubles into a 30 day challenge


     


     


                 

  • 01:29

    Meet Peggy Green-Ernst, Director, AFFT, and our discussion all things Fair Tax

    in Politics

    Director of government relations for Americans For Fair Taxation(AFFT) Peggy Green-Ernst joins us in discussing the current movement to completely overhaul the tax system with a total 100% rebuking of the 70,000+ page monstrosity known as the Progressive Income Tax and its enabler, the IRS; replacing it with a tax system that works for ALL Americans the Fair Tax. We will also get her take on PopVox which has allowed grassroots organizations and people get their voices heard.


    With a groundswell of experience Peggy not only talks The Talk, but walks The Walk in getting things done. 


    Show times:  6 pm PT - 7 pm MT - 8 pm CT - 9 pm ET - Every Wednesday


    All shows are live but are recorded for future play.  We invite you to copy and share all programs. 


    Caller Lines:  (619) 393-6478 or toll free (888) 436-1206

  • 00:10

    Procrastination

    in Education

    In this episode I want to talk about the word "procrastination". What that means to you and your credit repair efforts. Why it's good to jump in now as there's no time like the present.


    Why don't you present yourself a gift; begin in the present to get your present.


    Don't wait until it's too late. Get started now.


    Fred Livai, Certified FICO Pro


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    800-972-3970

  • 01:04

    Transracial Adoption: Parenting 12 to 18 Year Olds

    in Parents

    Parenting children tweens and teen requires a different approach than parenting preschool and school aged children. No where is this more true than when parenting transracially adopted kids. It helps to think about these differences when our children are young. Host Dawn Davenport, Executive Director of Creating a Family, the national infertility & adoption education and support organization, interviews Beth Hall, founder and director of Pact and Adoption Alliance, co-author of Inside Transracial Adoption, and a mom to two transracially adopted young adults; and Judy Miller, an adoption educator and support specialist, author of the email course, Parenting Your Adopted Child: Tweens, Teens & Beyond, and mom of four through birth and adoption.


    For more information on this subject, check out the free resources on Transracial Adoption on our website. 


    If you enjoyed this show, we would very much appreciate you leaving us a review on iTunes. It only takes a moment and it really helps others find us.


     


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  • 00:31

    Abortion? Adoption? Abandonment? What Does Your Soul Want You To Learn?

    in Self Help

    Abortion is not always what it seems! Adoption is a birth conceived soul to soul - and abandonment reveals where you turned away from Source.


    In this month's FREE Conscious Living Series we explore these topics as seen through the eyes of your soul. We work with deciphering what you soul may have wanted you to experience and resolve by charting such gut-wrenching challenges. Our soul speaks to us through obstacles. Our challenge is be conscious enough to translate its language so we can respond? 


    Join me today for the 1st of 3 broadcasts in which I offer fresh, empowering ways to perceive your own experiences regarding these potentially life-defining and life-altering situations.


    On May 18th at 5:30 PM CST follow the link below to hear the 2nd Broadcast. Be guided through tapping sequences - resolve the wounds of your present and past. 


    Had An Abortion? Were You Adopted, or Abandoned and Still Hurt? It's Time to Heal!


    On May 27th and 11 AM CST tune in for the 3rd broadcast. Decipher and dissolve the metaphysical links.


    You Can Heal from Abortion, Understand and Accept Adoption, and Grow from Abandonment


    To learn more visit www/EFTForYourInnerChild.com - to schedule a FREE 15-minute Assessment call Cathryn directly at 6127107720