Solutions to Make Better Decisions with Your Money

Job Interviewing for a New Millennial

Job Interviewing for a New Millennial | TaxACT

What can you do to hit a home run on your next job interview? With graduations upon us, it’s a natural time to start preparing for job interviews. The job market is flooded with millennial generation applicants who are vying for the same position. At 7.5%, the unemployment rate is at its lowest level since […]

Couples and Money: 5 Solutions To Go From Fighting To Freedom

Couples and Money: 5 Solutions To Go From Fighting To Freedom - TaxACT

What is the number one reason cited for divorce? You guessed it—money matters! If most couples are asked if they argue about money, they will reply, “We don’t fight about money, we just have some disagreements.” Yeah, right. When Bob and I were newly married he went into an electronics store to buy batteries and […]

Scrambled Nest Eggs: Steps You Can Take To Recover Your Retirement

Scrambled Nest Eggs - TaxACT

Is it possible to make cake when your savings and investments take a beating? When I was a young mom and my husband was on deployment with his military unit, there was always something “new” popping up in our house. On this occasion, I was carrying a load of clean laundry down the hall, when […]

Investment Spending: How to Spend Tax Refunds and Unexpected Checks

Investment Spending: How to Spend Tax Refunds and Unexpected Checks - TaxACT by Ellie Kay

The biggest question most Americans have when they get their income tax refund is: where do I spend it? I believe that you can make a wise choice on how to use your tax refund that will have lasting benefits by learning the “Investment Spending Plan” method. I developed the Investment Spending Plan when my […]

Extreme Savings on Extreme Vacations

Extreme Savings on Extreme Vacations

What is your idea of an extreme vacation? I remember when we went on our first extreme vacation. We had five kids, under the age of seven and we went camping in a small pop-up trailer. My husband, Bob, set up our trailer in the middle of a storm at a campground where there had […]

Staying in the Black With The Student Loan Blues

Staying in the Black With The Student Loan Blues - TaxACT

How do I repay my student loans and still pay my bills? This is the time of year when proud parents of the senior class gather to watch their children prepare to graduate from college. After the hats are tossed, tears are wiped away and the celebratory cake is gone—the graduates will begin their new […]

Cheap Date Ideas without Being a Cheap Date

Romantic and Cheap Date Ideas without Being a Cheap Date

Are you starting to think about what you’ll be doing for Valentine’s Day? Trying to figure out where to go or what to get that won’t cost a small fortune? On special days, whether it’s Valentine’s Day, an Anniversary, Birthday or the big proposal, we all like to do things for our significant other to […]

6 Items For Your Emergency Financial First Aid Kit

Financial First Aid Kit

Are your finances prepared and organized for a financial emergency? Do you have a plan if a financial emergency occurs? When our youngest son, Joshua, was born we started saying, “If he had been our first, he would have been our last.” That little boy had more energy and could get into more scrapes than […]

The Sixty-Minute Money Workout

Sixty-Minute Money Workout

How would you like to be financially transformed in only one hour per week? When my husband, Bob, and I were first married we didn’t like to say that we “argued” about money. Since he was a born spender and I was a born saver it was natural that learning to manage money as a […]

Debt Free College

Debt Free College

How would you like to graduate from college with no student loan debt? As a mother of seven children, I’ve worked hard to keep our kids debt free, particularly when it comes to student loan debt, because we know that one day they will have to pay back those loans Not every student will graduate […]

Save Money to Pay Down Student Loan Debt

Save-Money-to-Pay-Down-Student-Loans

How would you like to pay off your student loan debt? As a mother of seven children who are young adults and college educated, I know what it is like to struggle to pay for school and manage student loan debt. Be free of student loan debt I believe that every person can be free […]