A look back at The College Investor year in review, to see what business and personal goals worked well and what failed.
Archives for December 2016
Check out our H&R Block review and see why we believe that H&R Block tax preparation software offers the best value to price ratio.
Christmas is over! Now it’s time to handle all of the gifts that you’re stuck with. Hopefully you have a family full of awesome gift-givers, and you want to keep everything you got. But the fact is, most of our families are terrible gift givers, and you probably have a bunch of Christmas gifts you […]
Online Taxes from OLT.com review highlights that, while offering both free Federal and state returns, we don’t recommend it.
Our eSmartTax Review highlights that it’s not a worthwhile option for most DIY tax filers, given it’s price point and offers.
In our 2016 TaxSlayer Review, we have a love/hate relationship with what could be an awesome tax prep software program.
FreeTaxUSA and TaxHawk are some of the best free tax filing options on the market. Here’s our FreeTaxUSA review for 2016.
TurboTax is still a great way to file your taxes by yourself. Check out our TurboTax Review 2016 and learn why it’s a great DIY tax option.
Generating a passive income is hard to do, but there are many ways to do it (here’s a list of 20 different ways to generate a passive income). But today I specifically want to talk to you about how to invest to generate a passive income. It is important to note that most income is […]
TaxAct is one of the best free and inexpensive DIY tax softwares available. They’ve made some huge improvements that make filing easier.
Since the Most Common Multiple Income Stream is a primary salary, you may be asking yourself how do I go about earning money through secondary income streams while working a main job. Well, first off, you can definitely create multiple income streams while working. But there are a lot of questions to ask with this […]
I know the title may sound like a misnomer, but there is a way you can get a raise and boost your salary without asking your boss, talking to HR, or really doing anything – it is simply taking all the vacation days you’re entitled to. The average American worker leaves almost 7 days of […]
On April 5th, 2012 Congress passed the JOBS act of 2012. With the stroke of a pen everyday people gained access to private investment markets that had once been the domain of “accredited investors,” people with incomes greater than $200K or assets greater than $1Million. Since the new law has been signed into place, real […]
It’s that time of year where we look back on what we have and haven’t accomplished and decide what to tackle in the next twelve months. For many, wealth building and debt reduction will be among the top goals for the year. If eliminating some of your debt while simultaneously improving other parts of your […]
Your uncle, your cousin, your boss at work – it seems like everyone these days has student loans. They must give them out to anyone who asks, right? Not necessarily. While the requirements to receive student loans aren’t particularly restrictive, there are certain criteria you must meet before being considered. This is different at the […]
This post brought to you by BB&T. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The College Investor. Let’s be honest – using a check register and visiting a bank on a weekly basis has become a thing of the past. Chances are you’ve got your bank’s app downloaded to your phone and it’s […]