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4 Ways to Save Money on Dry Cleaning from Robyn Moreno

4 Ways to Save Money on Dry Cleaning from Robyn Moreno

You are what you wear. And if you don’t think so, you may as well go naked… But since most of us live in societies where clothing is mandatory, and often a fun and expressive part of life, take care of what you wear. As winter dwindles down and our wardrobes kick into a new [...]

Tips for Filing Your Tax Return Last Minute

Tips for Filing Your Tax Return Last Minute

If you haven’t yet filed your 2012 federal income tax return, you are probably starting to feel the pressure; perhaps you’re even starting to panic a little. After all, the filing deadline of April 15 is only days away. Hopefully, we can help alleviate some of your anxiety with these step-by-step directions to get you [...]

Why College Students Should Also Run a Business

Why College Students Should Also Run a Business

These days, it seems American families are spending more for college while college students are getting less value in return, a trend research validates, says entrepreneur Matt Stewart.“The average cost for an in-state public college is $22,261, and a moderate budget for a private college averaged $43,289 for the 2012–2013 academic year; for elite schools, [...]

Where to Turn for Free Tax Help

Where to Turn for Free Tax Help

Tax time is hard upon us. If you haven’t yet filed you’re not alone. Tax laws have become more complicated and in a tight economy, you don’t want to make mistakes. For those struggling with complicated forms and unclear on what can be deducted and what can’t, free tax help is available. That’s right, free [...]

Tips For Single Moms on a Budget in Collaboration with Cricket

Tips For Single Moms on a Budget in Collaboration with Cricket

I know what it’s like to be a single mom on a budget! I was once a single mom on food stamps and even though those tough times are behind me, I’m still budget-conscious. I’m also passionate about telling other single moms how I made the best of dire circumstances and what I still do [...]

Money Matters…But How Much?

Money Matters…But How Much?

I’m not rich. And I don’t care. Well, sort of. I remember a job I once had. When the supervisor position opened up at the company, I considered applying. The raise would have amounted to about $4000 more a year. I called a friend, who was a supervisor at a different company, and asked him [...]

Retirement Plans for Freelancers & the Self-Employed

Retirement Plans for Freelancers & the Self-Employed

If you’re a freelancer, an independent contractor, a sole proprietor, an independent consultant, or self-employed in any other way, saving for retirement plans can be a challenge. Since you don’t have an employer to motivate you, or match any personal contributions you make to a company-sponsored retirement savings plan, you’ll need to step up to [...]

Tax Breaks for Parents

Tax Breaks for Parents

Diapers, clothes, food, toys, braces, college…raising a child can cost a small fortune. So it’s important to take advantage of every opportunity to save money come tax time. Here’s a list of tax breaks every parent should know about. Dependency Exemption For each child you list as a dependent on your 2012 return, you’ll reduce [...]

Smart Ways To Spend Your Tax Refund

Smart Ways To Spend Your Tax Refund

Many of us are about to receive, if we haven’t already, a big fat refund from the IRS. Perhaps you’ve even spent it. If not, here are some ways to put your newfound money to good use.  Pay off debt. Focus first on loans that charge the highest interest rates, such as credit cards and [...]

Couponing Tips For Busy Moms

Couponing Tips For Busy Moms

I am not  ashamed of my mad coupling skills and I’m willing to share my coupling tips with you. The fact of the matter is that I have only a few simple principles that help me save 30 to 60 percent on my grocery bill every single time I shop and I’m happy to share [...]