Author: Brandon Ballenger
You can start a business with a little money, a lot of hard work, and relentless optimism. But if you want to succeed with minimum cost and effort, take advantage of every entrepreneurial resource available. Here are some big ones…
Last year, student loans surpassed credit cards as the largest consumer debt. Now lawyers are suggesting they may lead to the next economic crisis.
Tax refunds are the only windfall many people ever see, and year after year there’s a big temptation to blow it all on something fun. Nothing wrong with that if your finances are in order, but if not, there are better ideas.
How rich is “rich”? Most Americans believe the top 1 percent earn $1 million and up. But it’s a whole lot less.
If you’re out of work, job prospects may look grim. But hey, at least you aren’t the guy getting arrested during an interview. Here’s some advice, including what to avoid.
Taxes are complicated and you’re in a hurry: a recipe for error. Mistakes happen – but avoid the obvious ones to maximize the money and minimize the wait.
According to the IRS, Uncle Sam misses out on $450 billion every year due to honest mistakes and dishonest taxpayers. One recent survey offers a profile of the type of person most likely to cheat on their taxes. If you don’t fit the bill, you probably know someone who does.
First there were the airlines’ websites, then cheap airfare sites that aggregated those. Those sites became more useful over time, but something new is even more flexible: a competitive, human-powered search called FlightFox.
Another awful “tax product” is finally getting flushed down the drain – this is the last year any major tax prep service will offer refund anticipation loans, which come with fees equivalent to 150 percent interest rates.