Why You Hate Doing Your Taxes

March 30, 2012

As part of my TurboTax giveaway I asked you to comment on what part of doing your taxes was the most confusing or frustrating. I was expecting to hear a lot of similar frustrations but you actually had a wide range of things that bugged you about doing your tax return. It does make sense, […]

How to Setup Your Dream IRA in Under 10 Minutes a Day

March 25, 2012

Why would it take more than one day to setup an IRA? Shouldn’t it just take 20 minutes to open an IRA online? It sounds pretty simple to just start an IRA but when you look at the number of eligible people who don’t have an Individual Retirement Account it makes you wonder – what’s […]

Social Media Savings You Can Take to the Bank

March 22, 2012

If you ever feel like you’re just wasting time on social media sites, here’s some good news, it could end up saving you money. Thanks to programs like American Express Sync and Klout Perks now some of the time you’ve spent online might start to pay off with savings in the real world. I’ve been […]

7 Tips for Cutting Cable Costs

March 14, 2012

Thanks to Andrea Woroch for sharing some tips on cutting cable costs in this guest post. When I was a kid, cable television was a luxury. It was a rare treat only found at hotels and friends’ houses. My parents didn’t want to take on the extra expense and they worried all of the extra […]

5 Expensive Decisions That Can Haunt You for Life

March 9, 2012

Some of your decisions about money are forgotten weeks or even days after you’ve made them.  Other decisions will stick with you for far longer and will impact your finances for years to come. Here’s a list of 5 things you should give some serious thought to before taking the plunge.  As you read through them […]

TurboTax “Under the Hood” Giveaway

March 3, 2012

TurboTax hides a lot of details “under the hood” about tax forms that many of us don’t care to know about. If you’ve used TurboTax to file your taxes for a number of years you might remember that the desktop version of the software had two different modes you could choose between Step-by-Step or Forms mode (you can’t […]