Direct Deposit for Your Tax Refund

This video was published by the IRS The best and fastest way to get your tax refund is to have it electronically deposited into your financial account. The program is called "Direct Deposit" and it's free. You can use it to deposit your refund into one, two, or even three accounts. You can even use direct [...]

Tax Filing Status

 This video was published by the IRS. One of the first things to figure out with your taxes is which filing status to use. What counts is your status as of December 31, not any other time of year. There are five filing statuses. Which one is yours? Single? That's easy. If you're single, divorced, [...]

How to Keep Ahead of Inflation

A consumer's worst enemy is inflation, especially when prices rise but wages do not. In the United States, inflation has only been rising about 2% per year for awhile now, but that number can be deceiving. While 2% may be the average, the cost of some goods and services has risen quite a bit more. For [...]

The Top 5 New Year’s Money Resolutions for 2020

The new year is about to start, and with it comes resolutions of all types. Consider adding these five steps to your financial resolution for 2020: Save More - Try automating your savings so that you don't have to think about it. Pay yourself first, then cover your other bills. Spend Less - Simple. Get a [...]

Best Gifts For People Who Have Everything

Holiday gift giving can be quite challenging, especially when you are trying to buy for those friends or loved ones who already seem to have everything. But in reality, those who seem to have everything really don't after all. You can never have too much of two things: fun experiences or time. Fun - Consider giving [...]