Archive for April, 2013

How I Made $10,000 Selling on Amazon

Posted by Madison on April 16, 2013

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

Posted by Don on April 15, 2013

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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Navy Federal $100 IRA Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on April 12, 2013

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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Top Tax Cheats in History

Posted by Don on April 11, 2013

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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Can a Tax Refund Be a Good Thing?

Posted by Adrienne on April 9, 2013

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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What Not to Do With Your Tax Refund

Posted by Kristen on April 8, 2013

With tax season readily underway, we have been covering a lot about the best part of filing taxes – the tax refund. Even though it was taken out of our paychecks through the year or possibly because of a credit for going to school or something else, it is always nice to get that refund […]

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Can You Sign a Tax Return for Someone Else?

Posted by Amanda on April 4, 2013

Have you ever wondered whether or not you can sign a tax return for someone else? With the tax deadline nearing, let’s find out. Generally it is the responsibility of the taxpayer to sign their tax return, and if a tax return is not signed it is not considered valid by the IRS. But there […]

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