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5 Money Myths Debunked

Money Myths Debunked - TaxACT

Everyone has an opinion about money and how it should be spent. Ever hear that you should avoid debt at all costs? Or that home ownership should be your ultimate financial goal? Well, those are common beliefs, but they aren’t necessarily true for everyone. Here, we look at five all too common money myths.

6 Tips For Millennials Looking to Master Their Personal Finances

6 Tips For Millennials Looking to Master Their Personal Finances - TaxACT

The mortarboards have been flung, tassels are hanging from rearview mirrors and a new group of college graduates are staying up until 3 a.m. submitting their resumes to every job opening they can find on the worldwide web. It isn’t just the angst of entering the workforce and desperately seeking employment that keeps young millennials […]

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud

5 Ways to Protect Yourself From Credit Card Fraud - TaxACT

Have you been victim to credit card fraud? Looking for ideas and approaches you can do to prevent yourself from such fraudulent behavior?

Credit card fraud has grown into a leading personal finance problem with 9 million Americans suffering identity theft annually according to The Federal Trade Commission.
What is identity theft?

Identity theft entails the scammer acquiring a credit card or opening an account under a person’s name using their social security number or other person-specific details to validate the account.

The 7 Basics of Personal Finance Management

The 7 Basics of Personal Finance Management

Have you started managing your personal finances? Need some actionable tips you can put to use today?

You don’t need to start earning a six figure salary or own a business spanning several states before you start managing your personal finance. In fact, if you delay, you might never achieve your financial objectives.

Here are the basics you need to know and practice.

Travel in the Off-Season to Save Money

Travel in the Off-Season to Save Money - TaxACT

Are you planning a family vacation before school starts again? Or just looking to get away from the daily grind? In my life, I have lived in Michigan and I have lived in Florida. It’s actually kind of funny to see the very different travel plans between these two states. In Michigan, the winters get […]

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 […]

Finances for Couples: A Case for Keeping Finances Separate

Finances for Couples: A Case for Keeping Your Finances Separate by TaxACT

Should you combine your finances or keep your finances separate? The most important caveat in personal finance is that it is just that: personal. It seems that by simply sharing our stories of successes and failures with money, we learn and support this growing community and are able to become less anxious about money and […]

Weekly Favorites: 7 Financial Resolutions, 6 Ways To Control Your Cash, 44 Tips for Frugal Living

Weekly Favorites December 28, 2012

Weekly Favorites: December 28, 2012 7 Steps to Creating Lasting Financial Resolutions by MoneyNing If you want to make lasting financial resolutions, you have to include a certain level of detail in your goals. Continue reading… Money Resolutions: 6 Ways to Take Control in 2013 by WiseBread With 2013 just around the corner, look behind […]