Remodeling is both exciting and scary. You’re ready for change, but you don’t want to hurt your home’s value. If you ever choose to sell, you don’t want to get hung up on a bad remodel.
Maybe you’ve bought a house in your day, so you feel like a real estate expert. But even some experienced buyers don’t know everything, though, which is why it’s always good to do your homework before buying or selling another piece of property. It’s time to get real and face the facts, here are five things you probably didn’t know about real estate.
Most teenagers probably won’t leap at the prospect of learning about personal finance on their own.
That’s why it’s important to take the time to teach them smart money management. To get the conversation started, here are seven topics worth discussing to help your teen avoid costly financial missteps in the future.
Once you start receiving your first paychecks after graduation, knowing how to spend or save your money wisely can be tough. While you may be able to do your banking with just a few taps on your phone, managing money well is much more complicated. Here are a few tips to help you get started. Continue reading
Most people are at least somewhat tech-savvy these days. But when it comes to digital banking, you might be missing out on a few time-saving tricks. Here’s how the internet can help make your financial life easier.
If you’re ready to start working toward your dream home, you need to do plenty of research ahead of time to ensure that you are getting the best value for your money. Talking with a real estate agent prior to making a purchase is always a great first step toward the process of making an offer and negotiating with various sellers.
Whether it’s something as simple as picking a restaurant or as complex as deciding whether to have children, marriage requires lots of mutual decision-making.
Couples who tie the knot will have another choice to add to that growing list next tax season, as they can either file joint or separate returns. This choice can affect the amount of taxes they owe or the size of their refunds.
Here’s a closer look at these two options and how to determine which filing status is best for you and your spouse.
Although it comes around every spring, tax season tends to inflict the same headaches year after year. To reduce your stress — and maximize your refund — it’ll help to stay organized and be aware of recent changes to the tax code.
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Although it might be hard to believe, the consequences of missing the April income tax filing deadline can be even more frustrating than completing the return in the first place.
You can get an automatic six-month extension of the time to file just by asking, but if you owe taxes, you have to send in the estimated amount by the original filing deadline which is Tuesday, April 18, 2017 for the 2016 tax year. If you don’t file your tax return on time, you can expect to be hit with penalties. Here are some tips on how to minimize the impact on your wallet.
When you’re trying to stick with a budget it’s never too early to start planning for your summer vacation. And because it’s a supply-and-demand world, the longer you wait to plan the more likely you’ll be up against higher airfare, hotel costs and car rental rates. But here are some tips to help keep things affordable.