Don’t Wait For Your Tax Refund – Increase Your Take Home Pay Today

Let’s face it, we can all use more in our weekly/bi-weekly/semi-monthly paychecks. Yes, it would be difficult to walk into the boss’ office today and judiciously argue your merits for a raise with the economy in the state of disarray it is (regardless of short-term optimism). There are, however, ways in which you can increase your net income today–or just as soon as your HR Department can process the changes. They are quite easy, but do require that you give up your large tax refund which may turn some people off. What’s more, is that by getting more of your income in your paychecks, you can accomplish your financial goals faster. That last line may be just the motivation some people need to adjust the way they view their big tax refund preference ;-) Keep going…

Organize Your Finances In Three Easy Steps

Organization isn’t a strong suit for many people. In fact, ask around and I bet one of the more common complaints people have when it comes to their finances is being able to keep everything organized: keeping track of receipts and bank statements to be specific. One of the main causes that I have encountered in my career as an accountant is the attitude that more is better when it comes to accounts: the more interest-bearing and investment accounts, as well as credit cards people have, the more wealthy they feel. However, this is a big mistake in many cases, and can lead to certain problems like having trouble budgeting, keeping track of expenditures, and even preparing to have their taxes done. But there is hope for all you organizationally-challenged folks out there, and it’s quite easy to implement. In fact, you can do it in 3 easy steps…

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