An exciting new savings opportunity is launching this tax season: the ability for all taxpayers to save a portion of their tax refund into U.S. Series I Savings Bonds. You don’t need a bank account to save some of your refund with bonds.
Every year, without fail, my local gym gets absolutely packed around the start of the year. All the people looking to lose a few pounds as part of their New Year’s resolutions come into the gym. Within a few weeks, they start to thin out. Here are seven ways you can stick to a financial fitness regiment in 2011.
Year after year, Black Friday is touted as a sort of shopper’s Super Bowl. A sale no consumer dare miss. And sure enough, this year is no different. Every advertising channel – from newspapers to billboards to commercials – are hyping up what a killer savings opportunity November 26th will bring. But does Black Friday truly live up to its reputation? Read on – the answer may surprise you.
The year seems to be flying by, it seems like yesterday the kids were celebrating the last day of school, and you were reviewing your steps to financial independence and now we are planning our back to school shopping trips.