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.
Author Archives: Stacy Johnson
It’s a common question: What happens to your credit when you cancel a credit card? Also, if you’re going to cancel a credit card, here’s how to do it right.
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.
A reader wants to know whether she’s better off converting her existing retirement plan to a Roth. Maybe you’ve wondered the same thing.
In 2010, the FCC protected consumers by issuing a ruling on net neutrality. Unfortunately, an appeals court just struck it down. Think this is a topic only a nerd could love? Think again.
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.’