Tax season is upon us! Normally this time of year there are two types of reactions: excitement or dread. Everyone’s tax situation is different. Some folks love tax season more than they love Christmas, while others say a silent prayer and just hope to make it through this period with no major casualties. Whatever side of the spectrum you’re on, be sure to avoid these ten mistakes when filing your taxes this year.
In a society where many people think that cash is king, having good credit is just as, if not more, important. Having good credit is equally as important as having good money management skills. No bullshit, your credit score is one of the most important numbers in your life. If you’re someone that wants to know how you can improve your credit score, easily and quickly, keep reading.
I remember the days of my teenage years – I loved money, but I absolutely HATED the idea of saving it. My motto was simple, I earned my money, and I planned to enjoy it as soon as possible, because I could always get more. I have to be honest, if I could travel back in time, I would do so just to slap some sense into my own naïve self! Seriously, what was I thinking? Thank goodness times have changed and I’ve actually gained some financial literacy. In fact, nowadays, I’m addicted to saving my coins. Now I have 5 savings accounts, here’s why you should have multiple savings accounts too…
The holidays are upon us and this is really my favorite time of year. Minus the snow storms (eye roll) I love the idea of cozy sweaters, warming up with hot cocoa, holiday movies, and spending time with the ones I love most. Bring on the epic office pot-lucks, ugly sweater contests, and memorable holiday parties! Most people get caught up in the holiday cheer, chasing the sales, finding the perfect gifts and deciding on the perfect decorations to bring your home to life. But once all the glitter and dust from the holiday settles, many folks face major financial strain. Because, against their better judgment, they’ve overdone it this holiday … yet again. This doesn’t have to be you! Keep reading to learn about the 4 money mistakes to avoid this holiday season.
Saving money is one of those things that we all want to do a little more of. At times, it may seem like it is easier said than done. But, if you’re serious about improving your finances and end the vicious cycle of living paycheck-to-paycheck, you have to find ways to save more money. Whatever your end goal is, it’ll make things much easier if find ways to cut costs each month. If you’re a little stuck on what you can do, don’t worry! Keep reading for 50 ways to save money everyday.