Tax Identity Theft: What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

Tax identity theft is when a criminal uses your Social Security number to file a tax return on your behalf to claim the tax refund. Unfortunately, you come to know about the theft when you try to file your return and get a message that one is already filed with your SSN. There were many […]

5 Types of Friends Who Are Not Good for Your Finances

Do you have any friends who are negatively affecting your finances or spending habits? It’s time to identify such financial frenemies and lay down some ground rules to neutralize their effect on your finances. Take a closer look at your spending patterns when you are with your friends and watch out which friends are costing […]

7 Money-Saving Hacks That Cost You More Time and Trouble

Money-saving strategies and hacks help you save money even on a small budget. Some of the money-saving strategies are really worth your time and trouble. However, there are some hacks that may appear to be the best ways to save, but in reality can cost you more time and trouble. Here are 7 money-saving hacks […]

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Teaching Financial Habits to Kids

Are you a perfect financial role model for your children? You should follow good financial habits as children learn from your habits rather than what you teach them. If you are paying your bills late, spending on unnecessary purchases or excessively using your credit card, you may be teaching bad habits to your children. It’s […]

10 Smart Tips to Save Money This Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day can be an expensive day for you. You have to shell out big bucks for fancy jewelry, lavish gifts, beautiful cards and a romantic dinner. However, you can save money by being creative and thinking outside the expensive gifts. Expressing love does not have to be expensive. You can show your love even […]