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104 Ways to Save Money (New Ideas for 2023!)

Let’s save some money! Here are 104 ways to save money. Why save money? Well, so you can afford your future. So you won’t have to rely on credit to get you by. So you can do some fun things. There are lots of reasons to do it. Why 104? Because it’s double my other […]

The Best Healthshare Plans in 2023 [Ranked & Compared]

Are you looking for the best healthshare plan but feeling overwhelmed with all the options? Let me help! With eight years of personal experience and extensive research, I’m ready to give you an overview of the top choices regarding cost and coverage, customer service, and more. By the end of this comparison, you’ll have all […]

TurboTax Review 2023 | Still the #1 Tax Software?

In this TurboTax Review you’ll see that it is one of the most popular tax preparation software programs out there, and for very good reason. It offers a step-by-step process for preparing your taxes so you can rest assured that every I is dotted, every T is crossed, and every eligible deduction is taken. They […]

TaxSlayer Review 2023 | Easiest to Use Tax Software?

It’s true–most people don’t enjoy doing their taxes. But with the right tax filing software, it can at least be quick and straightforward. If you’re searching for an accurate and inexpensive solution, TaxSlayer is a good option. If you’ve thought about doing your own taxes this year, you’ve probably looked at different tax preparation software. […]

H&R Block Review 2023 | Best Software + Branch?

H&R Block is one of the biggest names in tax preparation, responsible for preparing a whopping one out of every seven tax returns that are filed in the United States. Their huge command of the market is because they have both 10,000 physical branches around the U.S. and tax software that you can use at […]

The Best Landlord Insurance Companies

As a landlord, you have a ton of responsibilities when managing your rental properties. From finding tenants to collecting rent, there are just so many things to keep track of. Still, one of the most important things you should do as a landlord is ensure you have the right insurance coverage. The right landlord insurance […]

The Last Day to File Taxes in 2023 (and What to Do If You Can’t Pay)

Update: It’s confirmed. taxpayers will have (according to the IRS website) until April 18, 2023, to pay and file their personal 2022 taxes. That’s the last day to file your taxes in 2023. Head’s up…many post offices stay open later on tax day to ensure you get your return filed. More Deadlines: Last Day to […]

The Best Retirement Calculators for 2023 [Compare These 15 Tools]

You’re looking for the best retirement calculator to help you plan your retirement with confidence, right? Luckily, we’ve spent hours looking into the best ones available today and we’re back to share what we found. Some calculators are old and janky web 1.0 projects. Some are simply loss leaders for a brand to sell you […]

Traditional and Roth IRA Income Limits for 2023

Contributing to an IRA is a smart move. There are two major varieties for the typical taxpayer to take advantage of: Traditional or Roth. The Traditional IRA gives you a tax deduction on contributions, while the Roth IRA lets you take distributions from the account in retirement without paying taxes. They are both excellent tools […]

Where to Get Your Taxes Done in 2023 (The 3 Best Places & Prices)

Are you wondering where to get your taxes done? What’s the best option for your tax situation? Maybe you want the cheapest place? Tax preparation and filing can be simplified by doing a little research to choose the best option for you. You can still go to an accountant or a retail tax preparation service, […]

11 Creative Ways to Give to Charity: Make a Difference in Your Community

Looking for some creative ways to give to charity? Hats off to you! We’ve done a tremendous amount of research and we’ve got a big list below. As you know, giving is important, both for the recipient AND the giver. There are so many benefits to giving that it’s easy to see why so many […]

Free Personal Checking Accounts

While we mostly cater to business owner here, we realize you might want to have a business checking account where you bank personally. Therefore, we’re listing our favorite personal checking accounts, free and almost free, below… Axos Bank Rewards Checking Formerly known as Bank of Internet USA, Axos Bank has taken online banking to new […]

What is the Minimum Income to File Taxes? [Updated for 2023]

It’s that time of year when people begin wondering whether they need to file a federal income tax return. When in doubt, I say go ahead and file! (Your 2022 tax returns are due on April 18, 2023, and we recommend TurboTax because it’s 100% free to file for most people). But, when making a […]

Fortunately Review | Build a Solid Financial Plan

Update: The founders of Fortunately reached out to let me know that they are not currently taking on paid customers. However, Fortunately continues to be available for free, and they hope to evolve it in the next few months to something more compelling. I didn’t really develop a full-fledged financial plan until I was well […]

10 Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund

The April tax deadline will be here before you know it. Since you aren’t living on this money on a day-to-day basis, this windfall can be used to better your situation.  Your tax refund can be put to good use in reaching your financial goals. Some wise ways to utilize your tax refund include building […]

Inflation Sucks! Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Panic

We’ve heard the numbers – a lot. Inflation is running at about 7% – the highest rate in 40 years. “Transitory” was the word first used to describe it, but this past November, Fed. Chairman Jerome Powell stated, “I think it’s probably a good time to retire that word.” Fair enough, let’s retire it – […]

My Medi-Share Review 2023 | 8 Years of Healthcare Sharing

I’ve been with Medi-Share for eight years. This is my review of the Christian healthcare sharing program, updated for the 2023 enrollment. I’m currently paying ~$350 per month to cover my family of five. Prior to joining this healthcare expense-sharing community, I was paying a staggering $1,100/month for a health insurance plan through Humana! This […]

Best Automatic Savings (& Investing) Apps to Round Up Savings

Saving money has a lot in common with flossing: you know it’s important, professionals wag their fingers at you when they find out you’ve been neglecting it, and it seems like a major pain to get in the habit of doing. Luckily for reluctant savers, technology has come to the rescue in the form of […]