Tax Refund Myths

As the tax deadline of April 15th approaches we are all anxious to get details regarding our refund.  This leads to tax refund myths circulating on social media that are easy to believe.  There is no secret way to find out when your refund will be issued, but there...

Tax Day Is Coming! What Happens If You Do Not File?

Tax Day is Monday, April 15th.  For one reason or another some of us wait until the last minute to file.  According to the IRS, over 20 percent of Americans wait until the last two weeks before the deadline to file their tax returns.  No the IRS will not show up to...

When Can I Expect My Tax Refund?

Now the question most of us have who already filed is when is my tax refund getting here?  The IRS announced that they have begun processing tax returns since January 28, 2019.  Although the government reopened, the shutdown affected many tax programs yet to be...

Ways Federal Workers Can Protect Credit Scores

Two months into the government shutdown and there is finally a light at the end of the tunnel.  But there are over 800,000 federal employees who did not receive a paycheck for at least two pay periods.  Some have probably gone through savings or got help from family...

Tax Credits You Need To Know About

Tax credits save many families thousands of dollars each year when they file their tax returns.  The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act eliminated several tax deductions but the majority of available tax credits have remained.  When tax planning, you should know the difference...

Financial Resolutions For 2019

It's the new year and great time to focus on setting up your financial resolutions.  We all do this every year; resolve to get better at managing money.  We are successful for the first couple of weeks and then the good habits lapse when something in a store or online...

New Year’s Insurance Checklist

Can you believe we are just a few hours away from 2019?!  At the start of every new year we always come up with a resolution of some sort.  For many of us it may be to get in better shape, travel more, get organized or save more money.  Some resolutions are rarely...

Here’s How to Track Santa On Christmas Eve

The most wonderful time of the year is finally here, and we are all waiting for Christmas festivities to begin.  Adults and kids alike count down the days until Christmas Eve as waiting for presents from Santa Claus.  Thanks to today's' technology kids can use online...