Here’s our Jackson Hewitt Tax Software review, where we found they offer a solid interface at competitive prices.
Archives for January 2017
What do these people all have in common: Catherine Cook Matt Mickiewicz Juliette Brindak Jermaine Griggs Sean Belnick Ok, so maybe you haven’t heard of these 6 people before? Well, what if I added the names Mark Zuckerberg and Michael Dell to that same list? Would it make more sense? These are all individuals who’ve […]
Frequent traders use a combination of research, current events and technical analysis to buy and sell stocks and options. This approach to investing sometimes yields Alpha (over-performance relative to a benchmark), but it always yields more complicated tax filing. If you buy and sell financial positions, you need to stay organized to avoid an IRS […]
Do you remember where you filed your tax return? What about your tax return from 3 years ago? The IRS recommends that you keep at least 3 years of tax returns on hand. But what if you can’t find your tax return in your black hole filing cabinet? Tax Transcripts are the answer. Below we explain […]
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? […]
So, you worked all summer and now you have some extra cash on hand, maybe $1,000 or more. If so, nice job! Now, do you take that $1,000 and spent it on beer all year? Or do you take that money and invest it? Well, if you spent it on beer, you will drink fine […]
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 […]
January is one of my favorite times of the year – for a financial blogger – because a majority of people start thinking about their money again. And when you start thinking about your money, the key place to start is organization. Over the years, I’ve tried everything possible to organize my money. I’m talking […]
Learn how to pay off debt fast by taking inspiration and motivation from five people who’ve done it in record time.
For many people, New Year’s is about change. Whether it’s resolving to lose weight, learn a new language or connect with old friends, January 1st gives everyone an excuse to make the changes they need in their life. But have you ever considered setting financial goals? Creating smart money habits will benefit you beyond the […]
Here’s our list of crazy ways to make $10,000 that you’ve likely never heard of, from selling your stuff, to creating a unique business.
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 […]
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 […]
Every investor and trader wants a cheap investing site to do their online trading. Just like nobody likes paying taxes, nobody likes paying expensive commissions when trading. Here are the cheapest investing sites out there so that you can make sure that you’re getting a good deal when you trade. We’re going to strive to […]