taxes

You Should Make These 11 Easy Donations Before Time Runs Out

It's the season for giving — and for grabbing a few more tax deductions. Here are some easy things to donate before the end of year.

Can Reinvesting Dividends Really Save You on Taxes?

If you're reinvesting your dividends, you may be shortchanging Uncle Sam. Here's what you need to know about dividends and taxes.

Got a New Job? Here's Your Financial To-Do List

A new job means a new boss, new co-workers, and new financial decisions to make. Make smart ones with this handy checklist.

5 Money Lessons People Learn at Their First Job

A first job teaches plenty about getting and keeping a job. A first paycheck teaches us a few things about getting and keeping money, too.

4 Times You Should Splurge and Hire a Pro

You probably already hire a pro when it comes to plumbing and dentistry. Here are four common DIY tasks you probably should hire out for, too.

10 Unexpected Things You Should Consider When Picking Where You Retire

Before you downsize and leave town for retirement, make sure where you want to live meshes with how you want to live.

If You Want Your 401K to Grow, Stop Doing These 6 Things

These easy to make mistakes can hurt your 401(k) — and ultimately your retirement. Are you doing any of these things?

6 Things the IRS Doesn't Want You to Know About Them

The IRS probably won't ever audit you. Learn why that's the case, along with five other surprising facts about the government tax collectors.

6 Tax Moves You Need to Make Right Now

Think about taxes? Now? Absolutely! The tax moves you make today can pay off big next year — and long after.

5 Surprising Ways Your Dog Can Save You Money

You can't put a price on the love and loyalty of a good dog… well, actually you can. Learn how having a dog can save you some real money.

9 Ways Getting Married Is Good for Your Finances

You really shouldn't marry for money, but couples who say yes do help themselves financially. Discover some of the great ways you can save money if you're hitched.

Get a Bigger Refund With These Often-Overlooked Tax Deductions

April 15 is right around the corner — are you claiming all the deductions you're entitled to? Find out with this collection of sometimes missed deductions.

50 Smart Things to Do With Your Tax Refund

The average American's tax refund is about $3000. Here are 50 ways to put it to better-than-average use.

Best Money Tips: Useful Things to Do With Your Tax Refund

Today we found some fantastic articles on useful things to do with your tax refund money, when renting makes more sense than buying, and reasons to use a cash-only spending plan.

4 Reasons Why You Must Open a Roth IRA Before April 15

One quirk of the tax law is that any contributions to a Roth IRA before April 15 count against last year's limits. Here are four good reasons to open one now.

Stupid Tax Return Mistakes That Will Get You Audited

Even if you're using tax preparation software or a service, you may find yourself caught in an audit if you commit any of these costly mistakes.

Best Money Tips: Legal Sources of Non-Taxable Income

Today we found some awesome articles on legal sources of non-taxable income, the happiest jobs around, and how to score a deal without leaving a store's website.

Best Money Tips: Tax Audit Flags

Today we found some fantastic articles on tax audit flags, tips for lowering your heating bill, and tips for easing back into work after vacation.

Best Money Tips: Tips for End of Year Tax Planning

Today we found some fantastic articles on tips for end of year tax planning, ways to reduce risk in 2014, and the basic principles for growing wealth.

The 10 Worst Tax Moves You Can Make

Tax time is coming up as fast as the holidays are. Have you been naughty or nice?