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Categories: Taxes

Filing your taxes early has several important benefits that you should consider before deciding to delay doing your taxes until early April. 

Having financial harmony impacts relationships, especially healthy, long-term relationships. Knowing your significant other’s money personality and being able to talk with them about money are the keys to building this harmony.
 

Even though the deadline to file your taxes is April 15th waiting until April to start on your taxes might not be a smart financial strategy. There are a few reasons why should be working your taxes right now, even if you will have a tax bill to pay.
 

Categories: Credit, Finances

A poor credit score can cause you several problems that go beyond having to pay more for credit if you can even obtain any loans. Credit scores can be used in determination of services, insurance rates and even potential jobs.  Fortunately, fixing your credit or improving your score can be easier than you think.

Are you getting a raise or promotion soon? If you are, it could be a good time to make a few subtle changes to your financial situation. Here are a few moves to make with this new found money so that you can be money smart.
 

Categories: Financial, Guidance

Making financial resolutions each year is a very worthwhile activity. Without any financial plans, there is a greater chance that your financial situation will not improve, in fact it could get even worse. It is more than making vague or unrealistic statements. Your resolutions have to be actionable, measurable and realistic for your financial situation. Try these six for the coming year and see if they make a difference.
 

People often believe that financial distress happens overnight from a single unfortunate situation. For some this is true, but for many, their eventual money problems are evident long before they become disastrous. Learning how to spot the early warning signs of money issues is a critical skill.
 

Categories: Budgeting, Planning, Spending

Now really is the perfect time to start planning your spring break. Why, vacations are often cited as a primary reason that people end up in financial distress. Planning and planning early can really help you avoid this problem because you will have more time to find savings.

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