Solutions to Make Better Decisions with Your Taxes and Money

What to Expect When You Meet with a Financial Advisor

What to Expect When You Meet with a Financial Advisor - TaxAct Blog

Whether you’re struggling to reach your financial goals or have a good start toward wealth prosperity, meeting with a financial advisor is a great way to determine a long term money strategy for you. … [Continue reading]

4 Ways to Manage Old Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans

4 Ways to Manage Old Employer-Sponsored Retirement Plans - TaxAct Blog

If you’re like most Americans, you’ve changed employers a few times throughout your working career. In fact, the average person switches jobs 12 times during his or her lifetime! While job hopping can get you a variety of experience, it can also … [Continue reading]

First Time Homeowners: Adjust Your Tax Withholdings

First Time Homeowners: Adjust Your Tax Withholdings

If you recently bought your first home, you probably heard you can reduce your tax liability by deducting your home mortgage interest and property taxes on your return. However, there’s no need to wait until you prepare your taxes next year to … [Continue reading]

Travel Hack Your Summer Vacation to Save Money

The term travel hacking sounds shameful at worst and like a scam at best, but travel hacking is simply taking advantage of the sign-on bonuses credit card companies offer in order to subsidize the cost of a trip. The risk, of course, is finding … [Continue reading]

How to Start a Side Hustle and Stop Stressing about Saving

How to Start a Side Hustle and Stop Stressing about Saving - TaxACT Blog

Pay yourself first. Set financial goals. Automate your savings. It doesn’t matter which version of this personal finance mantra you’ve heard, it all means the same thing: saving money is an important part of your financial health. … [Continue reading]

Keep More of Your Money: Adjust Your Tax Withholdings

Every year millions of Americans jump for joy when they receive their tax refund from Uncle Sam. And, rightfully so. There’s nothing better than feeling a bit more financially secure when you see that “extra” cash hit your bank account. But, what … [Continue reading]

3 Details to Not Overlook on Your Tax Return

3 Details to Not Overlook on Your Tax Return - TaxAct Blog

You’ve prepared your return, and it’s ready to go. Or is it? Before you hit submit, save yourself some potential trouble later – or even some money on your tax bill – by double-checking these three important detail. … [Continue reading]

5 Tax Filing Tips to Beat the Deadline

5 Tax Filing Tips to Beat the Deadline - TaxAct Blog

Another year, another tax return. As we inch closer to the filing deadline, you may be scrambling to complete your return. While it is best to beat the deadline, it doesn’t pay to be in too big of a rush. If you miss something, you may pay more … [Continue reading]

4 Reasons You Shouldn’t File Taxes Like Your Parents

4 reasons to not file taxes like your parents - TaxAct Blog

Growing up, our parents taught us many valuable lessons to lay the groundwork for life on our own. We learned how to share and why we should tell the truth. We learned the importance of respecting others and being on time. They taught us how to … [Continue reading]