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New Year Edition

January 2022 Volume 19

New Year Edition


The purpose of Kappa Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business pursuing associate degrees. To encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.

Be on the Lookout for Tax Deduction Carryovers

Deductions or credits not used fully one tax year that may be eligible to be carried over into future years include:

  • When you have a net operating loss

  • When your total expenses for a permitted deduction exceed the amount you’re allowed to deduct in a given year

  • When a credit you qualify for exceeds the amount of tax you owe in a year

  • Adoption tax credits

  • Foreign tax credits

  • Credits for energy efficiency

Track these (or have your software do it) so that you don't forget them from one year to the next.

* This information is not intended to be a substitute for specific, individualized tax advice. We suggest that you discuss your specific tax issues with a qualified tax professional.

Tip adapted from Credit Karma

Know Your Numbers

According to the American Heart Association, adults should know their key health numbers, including total cholesterol, HDL (good cholesterol), blood pressure, blood sugar, and body mass index. If you’re not sure what your “numbers” are, schedule a visit with your doctor to monitor them and understand why each is important. Here’s a quick definition of each metric:

  • Cholesterol – Cholesterol is a lipoprotein in our body’s tissues that plays a role in forming and maintaining cell membranes.

  • Body mass index – Your BMI is calculated using your height and weight, and can help determine whether you’re underweight, at a healthy weight, or overweight.

  • Blood pressure – Blood pressure refers to the amount of force the heart must use to pump blood throughout the body.

  • Blood sugar – Blood sugar measures the concentration of glucose in the blood.

Tip adapted from American Heart Association

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Lake County

Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) Induction Ceremony

March 5, 2022 10 am – 11:30 am

Dr. Jackson on the boat dock in Juneau, Alaska displaying a mask by her Late Uncle Charles D. Buggs’. His masks will be on display at the Lake County Library February 2022 in Merrillville, IN.

KBD Lake County Advisors

Dr. Trina Lynch-Jackson Service- Learning Coordinator

Professor Joseph Joniec

Adjunct Faculty Aleesha Thirkles-Williams

KBD Officers

David Perez

Mary Cunningham

Amanda Edge

ZOOM @ Noon Financial Fridays starting January 28th

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