This week: five situations you must prepare for and five you can ignore, why you can’t afford to ignore inflation, six things worth splurging on, a 5-minute morning success ritual, and how having money might change you.
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The majority of Americans pay a tax professional to do their taxes for them. Since this is a job many can do themselves in minutes, a lot of people are wasting a lot of money. But if you’re going to pay a pro, here’s how to get your money’s worth.
This week: 15 packing secrets, one question that could change your life, how to see beyond the obvious financial options, Costco angles and loopholes, and how to deal with estimated taxes.
Use TurboTax, and you can get 5 or 10 percent added to your federal tax refund, free. The one catch? You have to take it on an Amazon gift card.
This week: How to keep your small business from failing, what you can learn about budgeting by going to the dentist, how to have less money stress in 2014, signs you’re a cheapskate, and 4 financial lessons from ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’
A reader thinks she shouldn’t have to pay a management fee for the idle cash sitting in her investment account.
This week: fees you need to stop paying right now, some of the world’s most expensive medications, why the topic of personal finance is so taboo, three years of peer-to-peer lending results, and how your smartphone might be ruining your life.