Category: Finance

What is Tax Day?

What is Tax Day?

Tax Day is the deadline for filing your federal income tax returns. But, what is the origin of Tax Day? And why isn't it always on April 15?

/ April 18, 2017
Investing 101: What is a Bond?

Investing 101: What is a Bond?

Bonds can be used to provide a stable source of investment income in difficult economic times. Here's what a bond is and how it works.

/ March 28, 2017
7 Things to Do With Your Tax Refund

7 Things to Do With Your Tax Refund [Infographic]

Receiving an income tax refund generally means that too much was withheld from your paycheck throughout the year. But if you prefer getting that yearly “bonus” to adjusting your tax forms, we have a few suggestions for how the money...

/ March 1, 2017
How to Create a Personal Asset Inventory

How to Create a Personal Asset Inventory

Using your smartphone or tablet and a dedicated app, you can create a personal home inventory that documents your possessions and saves your information in the cloud for easy retrieval.

/ February 7, 2017
Should You File Your Own Taxes

Should You File Your Own Taxes?

Everyone has to file taxes, so while every individual situation is different, there are some general guidelines that can help you decide whether to DIY or outsource the task this time around.

/ February 2, 2017
What is an Index Fund

What is an Index Fund?

Have you heard about index funds, but aren't sure what they are or how you can benefit from investing in one? In this post, we'll explain what an index fund is and the advantages they offer over other investments like...

/ January 24, 2017