Shoeboxes, plastic bags or stuffed filing cabinets—we all have different ways of keeping track of documents required by the IRS. And it seems that just as many of us have different understandings as to how long we need to hang on to these documents, let alone which ones. Thankfully, there’s …keep reading
Along with savings on tax software and commercials promising the biggest refunds, tax season also offers many opportunities to spend that money, from furniture and electronics sales to car and plane-ticket deals. According to research by economists Christian Broda and Jonathan Parker, many households take advantage of these …keep reading
According to the National Christmas Tree Association, between 25 and 30 million fresh cut Christmas trees are sold in the U.S. each year. Good thing they’re biodegradable and recyclable! Once the decorations have been removed, do more than haul it to the curb for disposal. Instead, try …keep reading
It’s that time again!
The new year provides the perfect opportunity to take stock, set goals and plan ahead. While you can make all kinds of resolutions (“This is the year I’ll get in shape—really!”), those that focus on your finances could literally provide the biggest payoff. …keep reading