Income Tax Tips


6 Smart Ways to Use Your Income Tax Refund

Should you save or spend your income tax refund? Here, “the Money Couple” offers six tax refund tips to help you achieve your financial goals. You can use your refund in all of these ways, or combine these tips to create a unique way of spending your income tax money. “More than half of all Americans will get a tax refund this […]


Getting Started on Your Taxes – 9 Ways to Pay Less Income Tax

It’s never too early to get started on your income taxes and find ways to pay less tax on the money you earned last year. To make tax filing in April easier, don’t ignore your income taxes now (especially if you’re self-employed — use income tax software to make filing easier). Here’s how to get started on solving your tax problems early, […]


Quick Tips for Your 401K – Withdrawing Funds and Paying Taxes

These 401K tips focus on withdrawing funds, taking loans, and paying taxes on your 401K after you retire (or before you retire, if you need to cash your 401K early!). Financial planner Rick Rodgers cautions investors to think twice before breaking into established 401K plans… Before his 401K tips, a quip: “When a man retires and time is no longer a […]


How Compound Interest and Simple Interest Rates Work

This simple, easy comparison of compound versus simple interest rates includes two tips for maximizing the benefits of compound interest. Financial expert and author Adam Goodman also describes two surprising facts about compound interest… Before the tips, a quip: “Many of the biggest and most far-reaching investments we make in our lives are investments that have little or nothing to […]


8 Tips for Filing and Paying Income Taxes

Tax season is here – and these eight tips for filing and paying income taxes will ease your pain! These tax tips are from Ethan Ewing, the president of Bills.com. Remember, income taxes are due on April 15, 2009 for Americans…and Canadians have until the end of April. “Tax filing season is a necessary evil,” says Ewing. “But with appropriate […]