Best Money Tips: What to Do if You Get an IRS Notice


Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found articles on what to do if you get an IRS notice, things that are proven to make you happier, and ways to invest in yourself without spending a lot of money.

Top 5 Articles

What to Do if You Get an IRS Notice — There's no need to panic if you get mail from the IRS. Here are some of the common notices that the agency sends out and how to respond to them. [The Motley Fool]

10 Things Proven to Make You Happier — Meditating for as little as a few minutes a day can have a positive impact on your life. [PopSugar Smart Living]

How to Invest in Yourself (Without Spending a Lot of Money) — Find a creative outlet that can help you balance stress and improve your overall wellbeing. You may even be able use your creative skills for a side hustle. [Five Cent Nickel]

79 Places that Offer Senior Discounts — Many restaurants, retailers, and service providers offer discounts to seniors. For example, seniors 62 and over receive a 15 percent discount on Amtrak fares. [Official Coupon Code]

5 Financial Goals to Strive For (Sooner the Better) — If you aren't contributing to a retirement account, start now. Give it an extra boost by increasing your contributions each year. [Northern Cheapskate]

Other Essential Reading

Americans think their income-tax share is fair, according to polls — According to a survey by Gallup, 61 percent of Americans think the amount of income tax they're paying is fair. [The Christian Science Monitor]

Save Money and Energy by Insulating Your Pipes — Insulated hot water pipes can minimize heat loss throughout the entire system. [Frugal Village]

Prioritize, Plan and Ponder: Practical Ways to Stop Out of Control Spending — If your spending is out of control, here are a few practical changes you may want to make. [The Frugal Toad]

Make Charitable Giving a Win-Win Part Of Your Wealth Plan — There are ways to give to your favorite charities and still provide for your heirs. [Kiplinger]

10 Investment Options for Young Professionals — It's a smart move to invest in building personal and professional relationships. These connections can help you advance your career and improve your personal life. [iMillennial]

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