Solutions to Make Better Decisions with Your Taxes and Money

The perfect gift to give when you have zero dollars to spend

The perfect gift to give when you have zero dollars to spend – TaxAct Blog

Finding the perfect gift for everyone on your list this holiday season can be a lot of fun. But what do you do if you’re not totally prepared for the hit your bank account can take between paying your bills and buying gifts for your loved ones?

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Frugal feast: your Thanksgiving meal on a budget

Frugal feast: your Thanksgiving meal on a budget - TaxAct Blog

Thanksgiving is a time to bring people together, reminisce about the old days, eat good food and make new memories. But let’s face it: if you’re the holiday host, life isn’t quite that simple. Even if you’re the hostess with the mostest, it can … [Continue reading]

Love it or leave it? It’s time to review your healthcare plan

: Love it or leave it? How to decide if it’s time to change your healthcare plan – TaxAct Blog

For many Americans, the struggle to save enough money to cover unexpected expenses – like high medical bills – is real. In fact, unpaid medical bills is one of the leading causes of personal bankruptcy in the United States. That’s why having the … [Continue reading]

6 tips to help you choose the right healthcare plan

6 tips to find the right healthcare plan - TaxAct Blog

Affordable Care Act Open Enrollment for your 2017 individual and family healthcare plan is here! Now is the time to enroll in new health coverage or make changes to your current plan. … [Continue reading]

6 Ways to Maximize Your 401(k) or IRA Plan Contributions

6 ways to maximize your 401(k) or IRA plan contributions – TaxAct Blog

One of the best presents you can give yourself this year is to maximize contributions to your deductible or nondeductible retirement plan. Whether you’ve been contributing all year or have yet to start, here are a few tips to get the most from tax … [Continue reading]

Deals you won’t want to miss on Cyber Monday

Deals you won't want to miss on Cyber Monday - TaxAct Blog

Black Friday may still reign as king when it comes to scoring the best shopping deals, but Cyber Monday, which lands on November 28 this year, rivals its savings every time. From the comfort of your couch, you can do all of your holiday shopping … [Continue reading]

How to know if your charitable contributions are going to the right place

How to know if your charitable donations are going to the right place - TaxAct Blog

An estimated $373 billion was donated to charitable causes in the United States during 2015, according to the charity watchdog site, CharityNavigator.org. That’s a lot of money going to great causes…or so it would seem. The fact is, donating to … [Continue reading]

Beat the deadline: find the right healthcare coverage

Beat the deadline: find the right healthcare coverage - TaxAct Blog

It’s that time of year again! Affordable Care Act (ACA) open enrollment for 2017 officially kicked-off this week and will remain open through Jan. 31, 2017. … [Continue reading]

“Candy Tax” – when Halloween becomes a delicious financial lesson

“Candy Tax” – When Halloween becomes a delicious financial lesson – TaxAct Blog

My shove into the world of taxation didn’t come after a quaint summer job as an awkward teen. Instead, I learned about taxes as a four-year-old girl on Halloween night. … [Continue reading]