Ready for a new, easy cash back option? Great Bridge Group is offering us each $240 per year. It’s our Free Money Friday celebration. Great Bridge Group is a research company offering you rewards on all your credit and debit card purchases. How to Earn Your Cash Back Sign up for a Great Bridge Group [...]

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Do you live in an area where electricity has been deregulated, meaning you sift through hundreds of electricity offers every time your contract is up? From someone who does, I can honestly say that it is both a blessing and a curse. Trying to figure out the best cost per kilowatt in light of baseline [...]

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Spring is one of my favorite seasons. Days are longer, weather is warmer, and the sun shines. I also love spring because it means spring cleaning. It’s a chance to get organized, reduce clutter and chaos, and it’s also a way to make extra money by selling items you’re not using anymore. Personally, spring cleaning [...]

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Last fall I stumbled on a new project to make money: selling on Amazon. I promised I’d report back once I determined how profitable it was. I just finished our tax return, and I have some solid numbers to share! We got an email that we were a top 25% seller during the holiday season. [...]

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Fun Tax Facts

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The annual tax deadline is here. Is your return done… or is it time to file an extension? If you are done, it’s time to celebrate with some fun tax facts. You might think to yourself that it is an oxymoron, since taxes can’t be fun. I’m not here to talk to you about the [...]

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It’s hard to believe the tax deadline is already here! If you haven’t already filed, you’re probably in the midst of preparing your taxes, or getting ready to file for a tax extension so make sure to check out some of these great reads! Once you are done filing, review How Long Do We Really [...]

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If you haven’t finished funding your IRAs before the tax deadline, here’s a quick and easy IRA bonus from Navy Federal. The $100 IRA bonus is our Free Money Friday. How to Earn Your $100 Bonus Open a Navy Federal IRA. Deposit $50 in an IRA within 45 days after account opening. Get up to [...]

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I’m a fool for crime. Not that I like committing it mind you, but I enjoy reading about it and watching it. Movies, books and television shows about crimes and mysteries are one of my biggest interests. When I combine my enjoyment of crime and the timely topic of taxes, I researched tax cheats. The [...]

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If you maximize your tax refund each year when filing your taxes (and take every tax deduction you are entitled to in doing so), then you actually commit one of the above terms. Before you get scared that you are breaking the law, calm down. One of the options is completely legal and you should [...]

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You may have often heard that it makes no sense to get a tax refund. On many personal finance sites people are berated as stupid (or worse) for getting money back from the IRS – after all it is a tax free loan to the government. Why would anyone want to do that? Are there [...]

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