Being self-employed can be great. Potentially, you can set your own hours, not have to answer to someone over your shoulder, and ideally, be doing something you love. However, being a self-employed person or doing any kind of freelance work can become quite tricky during tax time. While there can be certain benefits to being [...]

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Our Spring Break travel series continues! Today we’re looking at ways to save money while traveling with kids. Vacation costs can quickly add up, and if you’re traveling with kids, they can rack up even faster. But just like you, kids deserve a trip as well. Not only is travel a great learning and life [...]

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While we all have to pay taxes, you actually may not have to pay to get your taxes done. There are five options that might just allow you not to pay a penny this year while you are filing your federal taxes. Many of these programs are based on income, age, or the types of [...]

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Citi is offering two free weekend nights at a Hilton property with the Citi Hilton HHonors Reserve Card. It’s a Hilton card but it actually benefits frequent fliers and car renters too. It’s one of the cards highlighted in the recent $1,720 + 267k Point Credit Card Application Spree. The Citi offer is our Featured [...]

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The best part about celebrating an ethnic holiday is to embrace the specific culture and traditions that go along with it. My personal favorite part about exploring a new culture and celebrating an ethnic holiday is cooking and eating the new foods that go along with it. Since St. Patrick’s Day is around the corner, [...]

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Our Spring Break travel series continues! With Spring Break and summer vacation plans well underway, it’s time to start thinking of ways you can save money on your vacations this year. Road trips are a fun way to explore and if done right, can be a lot cheaper than flying, if you aren’t using frequent [...]

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If you are getting a tax refund, you can take advantage of deals to boost your refund like the Amazon 10% Bonus on Your Federal Tax Refund. However, if you owe taxes, then you might have to look a little harder to find a good deal… but the good news is they do exist! I’ve [...]

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Getting a tax refund is always the best part about filing taxes and the entire tax season. Now for the part that can be both fun and a little stressful – you have to figure out what is the best thing for you to do with this lump of money, whether small or large. Whatever [...]

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If you haven’t filed your taxes yet and you’re a big Amazon gift card shopper, the Featured Deal this week may be just for you! You can get a 10% bonus on your tax refund when you file your taxes using TurboTax via Amazon! How to Get Your Bonus File your taxes using TurboTax purchased [...]

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Over 46 million Americans currently have some type of retirement plan through work. These plans are governed by the rules of your particular employer, but also by federal laws. And rightfully so, as saving for retirement is a very important thing to do (especially considering the current state of social security). In general, Federal law [...]

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