Military life can be tough on your pocketbook, especially if you have a family back home that depends on your financial support. Here are some ways to save money before and during deployment, and take advantage of the benefits that the military provides you.
You have to wonder, with the way mobile technology is progressing if making everyday purchases with cash will become a thing of the past. After all paying for everything electronically is convenient, germ free, and can help you budget your money a little better. Check out our fun infographic that looks at the possibilities of a cashless society, forms of payment Americans use everyday, the handling of cash, and the bacteria on it. Eeeew! Full story
Did you get a tax refund this year? If you’re like one of the many taxpayers who gets a few thousand dollars back, you’ll realize that it’s a pretty sizable chunk of change regardless of your financial situation. There are a lot of smart things you can do with that cash to make sure it improves your financial life and we’ll discuss some of them today. Full story
Many of the employees became instant millionaires as a result of Facebook going public since as part of the company’s incentive plan, they were given Restricted Stock Units. What Does This Mean for Overnight Millionaires and Their Taxes? Full story
Whether you plan to go out on a simple date to see the latest movie like Battleship staring Rihanna or to a Lady Gaga concert, the price you pay to impress your date can set you back. Hopefully you held on to some of your tax refund. Check out our infographic to see how much a “(not so) cheap date” cost in cities around the world. Full story
If you’re planning your wedding this year you may be amazed at how expensive it can be. With some planning, you can have the wedding you’ve wanted and cut costs on your wedding expenses. Depending on your situation you may also get to deduct some of your wedding costs.
With tax refunds in hand, vacation spending is on the rise this year with the majority of traveling Americans expected to spend the same or more on their travel excursions. Before you hit the road, check out our infographic presentation, which shows how Americans plan to spend vacations and compares value added taxes in some of the more popular travel destinations. Full story
Now that your tax return is prepared, it’s time for some spring cleaning, but how long must you keep records before you can throw them out? Find out more here.
What if we missed a form? What’s the procedure for that? In that case we may need to amend our tax returns. For anyone who thinks that may have to do that, here is some information to help it be as painless as possible. Full story