Archive for January, 2017


Best of My Dollar Plan: January

Posted by Madison on January 31, 2017

This month our most popular finance tips were a 12 month guide for your finances, organizing and simplifying your bills, the minimum income to files taxes, rolling out a new tax calculator, an easy sign up bonus from Wells Fargo for $250 and how to overcome unnecessary spending. If you missed the most popular finance […]

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Wells Fargo Checking $250 Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on January 27, 2017

Checking account bonuses often have a direct deposit requirement that makes them tough to complete if you don’t have a paycheck from an employer (and annoying even if you do). The Wells Fargo sign up bonus caught my attention since you can complete the offer without a direct deposit requirement… and it’s easy! The $250 […]

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Welcome to 2017! Many of us take the time to create resolutions in the new year. Some want to lose weight and get into shape. Others want to make this the year they find the love of their life. And others vow to have better finances and get their financial lives in order. Unfortunately for […]

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2016 Tax Calculator to Project Your Tax Refund

Posted by Madison on January 25, 2017

The 2016 tax calculator is here! Do you want to get an estimate of how much your tax refund will be before you file? We just updated the 2016 tax calculator with the current tax brackets, credits, deductions, and everything else you’ll need to estimate your tax refund before the tax deadline. How to Use […]

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How Much Money Do You Have to Make to File Taxes?

Posted by Madison on January 18, 2017

How much money do you have to make to file taxes? What is the minimum income to file taxes? Let’s take a look at the requirements for the minimum income to file taxes in 2016 (and due in 2017). 2016 Minimum Income Requirements The IRS released the minimum income to file taxes in 2016. For […]

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If you have heard of David Bach, then you are aware of the “latte factor”. It is the term given to how little expenses can add up over time and make a big difference in your monthly budget. Back when this term was first coined, it was a media whirlwind. Everyone was talking about how […]

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8 Easy Ways to Organize and Simplify Your Bills

Posted by Kristen on January 5, 2017

Happy New Year! Get organized and simplify your bill paying process this year. It’s time to revisit one of the most popular ways to kick off a new year of personal finance. One of the most common New Year’s Resolutions people will make this year is to get organized. While it is always helpful to […]

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