Money Smart Giving

Why do Americans give?  With the pressure of keeping up with the Joneses and the greed of Wall Street often in the news, especially since the 2008 financial crisis, it is actually pretty surprising how many people practice charitable giving.  You could give strictly...
Last Minute Tax Filing Tips

Last Minute Tax Filing Tips

The tax deadline is approaching: are you prepared? To avoid paying potential late fees, you must have your return filed or postmarked before April 15. Here are some last minute tax filing tips to help ensure you’ve got all of your income tax ducks in a row....

What To Do When You Get Taxes Back

If you are getting a tax refund back this year, then you may feel like you won the lottery when you get it. All of a sudden you will have a few thousand dollars to spend and you can do whatever you want with it. It can be tempting to blow it quickly, however, there...