Do You Have to Pay Taxes in Jail?

Posted by Amanda on October 30, 2013

There are two sides and two perspectives to every question out there. In the case of this question, whether or not a prisoner has to pay taxes, on the one side are all of the law-abiding citizens who feel that prisoners should not be given a tax-free gift by the federal government. On the other […]

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Used Christmas Gift Ideas: When Secondhand Wins

Posted by Adrienne on October 29, 2013

Our holiday gift guide series continues this week with an alternative to buying new gifts. You can consider used gifts to stretch your dollars even further during the holidays. Have you ever given or received a gift that was “used”? Some people would never dream of doing so. I have been giving my kids used […]

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Should You Pay Your Student Loans with a Credit Card?

Posted by Amanda on October 28, 2013

If you are a disciplined credit card user—one that diligently pays off the balance you ring up before the grace period ends every month—then paying your student loans on a credit card seems like an easy way to rack up extra credit card reward points for something you were going to do anyway. It kind […]

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As you finish up all of your Halloween costume planning this week, make sure to take a look at some of these great finance reads from around the web! Still need to buy your Halloween candy for the big night? Amazon is running a limited time 30% Off Halloween Candy while supplies last. If you […]

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$100 – $700 from HealthyWage to Lose Weight

Posted by Kate on October 25, 2013

This week’s Free Money Friday offer has a bit of a different twist than our usual offers but it is great for anyone who is trying to get in shape as it provides a monetary incentive to improve your health. HealthyWage makes money from corporate and government clients who are interested in creative solutions to […]

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Government Shutdown Forces IRS Tax Delay for 2014

Posted by Madison on October 24, 2013

Just like last year (and the year before) there will be delays to the start of the tax filing season again this year. The delay will apply to 2013 tax returns filed in 2014. This year, the delay is due to the 16 day government shutdown. Income Tax Delay 2014 The IRS just announced that […]

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Can You Contribute to a Roth IRA In College?

Posted by Don on October 23, 2013

The Roth IRA is a great tool for saving for retirement. You can open a Roth IRA as a teenager, as long as you have earned income. You can even use a Roth IRA as an emergency fund since the money you contribute to a Roth IRA can be taken out the account at any […]

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Holiday Book Gift Guide for Everyone on Your List

Posted by Adrienne on October 22, 2013

Our holiday gift guide series is in full swing! If you are planning to give books this holiday season, this week we are featuring book gifts for everyone on your list! Who doesn’t love a good book? A gift of a book is a wonderful thing but sometimes it can be hard to figure out […]

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We found a bunch of interesting personal finance articles on the web this week, ranging from baby toys to real estate. Make sure to check them out! Photo Credit: wearitdotcom Finance Reads 5 Financial Principles from a 34 Year Old Millionaire Investor – I think it’s easy to see why this article caught my eye! […]

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Barclaycard Lufthansa 50,000 Mile Sign Up Bonus

Posted by Madison on October 18, 2013

This is usually the time of year when the travel sign up bonuses start increasing before the holiday travel season. The Premier Miles and More Mastercard from Barclaycard just increased their sign up bonus and made it much easier to get 50,000 Lufthansa bonus miles. 50,000 miles is good for a round-trip award flight to Hawaii, […]

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