As you start working and making money, you are supporting yourself through your life and education. It’s inevitable, and everyone goes through it. But it does look different for everyone. You may be living with your parents, or your parents may be paying for college. Or your parents may be giving you money to help […]
Tax day is just around the corner. And while 83% of filers get refunds according to the IRS, so people do owe. What do you do if you find out that you still owe a large chunk of money to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)? And what happens if you can’t afford to pay your […]
The fact is, you can’t always save. But at the same time, there are times when you can save a lot! Instead of focusing on budgeting and doing a little each month, focus instead on dominating when you can, and not fretting when you can’t. I’m calling this burst savings. If you’re not totally following along, […]
There seems to be a common theme with the people around me who receive a large income tax refund: the money starts burning a hole in their pocket! When this happens, the money that was supposed to help improve their financial life turns into an inexpensive new car (or an expensive one with monthly payments), […]
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 […]
New laws from Congress will impact certain filers, and here’s why your 2017 early tax return will be delayed for several weeks.
A chart and schedule that shows you when you can expect your tax refund in 2017. Also, how to check the status of your refund.
The IRS had made huge progress in trying to be transparent about the refund process. But, with every step forward, there are two steps back. The IRS used to publish an IRS refund calendar, but they discontinued that for the new “21 days for 90% of filers”.They have also introduced tools like Where’s My Refund […]
Here are seven investment ideas for your tax refund that can help you grow your money over time.
I love tax season – but I’m nerdy like that. However, I know a lot of people that also love tax season because they want to get their tax refunds. And for people wanting to get their tax refunds as soon as possible, early filing is when it happens. I have several friends that count […]
I just finished my taxes. I need to have an accountant look at them, but I’ll be getting a rather large tax refund. If my math is right (and only my accountant can let me know if it is) then my refund will be nearly $8,000. The first thing I did was talk to my […]