Robinhood is one of the newest and hottest brokerage firms that started in the last year. It recently came out of beta and is accepting individuals to join it’s commission-free trading firm. It bills itself as the future of trading – with $0 trades, a fancy smartphone app (the Android version went live in the Google […]
One of the biggest challenges of getting a private student loan is that most private student loans typically require a cosigner. At this point in time, most people have written it off as common practice ( in fact, a recent CFPB study found 90% of private loans had cosigners). However, it’s still possible to get […]
Keeping a financial New Year’s resolution takes… well, resolve. So many people aim for the moon, only to give up before they finish building a rocket ship. Those promises you make to yourself every January may seem like a done deal at the time, but ask yourself: How are you doing on last year’s resolutions? […]
We look at Credit Karma Tax Software, which promises free tax filing. It actually turned out to be a great product, but not for everyone.
A new year, a new you, right? While the New Year brings good intentions it can also be a total budget buster – especially if you’re going out and buying a ton of new gear to work on resolutions. If you’re looking to invest in yourself this year but don’t have a whole lot of […]
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Going on vacation can be expensive. The average summer vacation costs $1,145 per person, and a typical family trip for four works out at $1,792 per person on average. However, just one third of that amount is used for travel and accommodation – the rest goes on spending money, eating out, clothes, gifts and other […]
At a time when young women are making greater educational gains than their male counterparts and closing the gender pay gap, a 2015 survey finds that millennial women are no less likely to rely on their partner than previous generations when it comes to financial decision making. Specifically, just 11% of millennial women in couples […]
1040.com is not a good choice for complex tax filers, and the 1040.com tax software is more expensive than other options. Maybe next year…
There’s no particular reason why the new year ushers in change for so many people. It’s an arbitrary designation, and nothing really changes when the clock strikes midnight on January 1st. But much like moving to a new city, starting a new job or making new friends, a new year can provide the spark we […]
You’ve seen the advertisements by now: “Start your return for free” or “file for free”. But honestly, are these tax software and service companies really free?Not to mention the fact that the IRS has the FreeFile alliance, which is a group of companies that have committed to offering free filing for eligible individuals.We took a […]
There are so many different options when it comes to tax software, and it can be very confusing to figure out which is best. What makes it even more confusing is that many of the companies “hide” the real cost of their software. You see, most companies are simply advertising the “Federal Return” price, and not […]
If you’re like me, tax season couldn’t come soon enough. You’re either gearing up for a refund or you’re organized and ready to put tax season behind you. If getting a refund is the reason you’re ready for tax season, then you’ve probably heard of early tax refund anticipation loans. If you’ve been debating whether […]