The average refund has been about $3,000 for the past two years. Think of all the things you can do with that money. But don’t waste that “windfall.”
Is it wrong to talk about money? Here’s a discussion about why It exists, who It benefits from it, and how to navigate around it.
Here are the simplest tips for getting what you want from your money, with the hardest one at the end.
If you don’t have an IRA, you probably should. Keep up your 401(k), but an IRA gives you complete control of of your contributions. Adding an IRA to your company retirement vehicle will boost your retirement savings options.
If your 401(k) doesn’t have the right set of instructions, it won’t do what it’s supposed to do. Then you need to “de-bug” it.
Spring is the time to clean up your house and yard after the long winter, but it’s also a good time to clean up your financial clutter.
You can still make your 2014 contribution to an IRA through April 15th. You might want to make your 2015 contribution at the same time to maximize your compound-growth potential.
Which of the best-selling personal finance books worth reading?
If you’re a Costco member, you probably know a thing or two about saving a buck. But there are ways to cut costs even further at the ubiquitous warehouse club, with its nearly 700 locations worldwide. Part of the strategy is knowing where and when to find the deepest deals. Consumer Reports lists the best Costco products large and small, including condiments, detergents, mattresses, and more.