Personal Finance

6 Situations Where a Budget Can Reduce Financial Stress

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Some of the best things in life are… expensive. Milestones like going off to college, buying a house or starting a family can drain your bank account — which can lead to some major financial stress. Advance planning, however, can combat some of that anxiety. Budgeting can help you prepare for the big — and […]

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Personal Finance

Should I Do My Own Taxes? 4 Times You Can Use Free Tax Software

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If you have a traditional office job and receive a W-2 with no other complicating circumstances, preparing your tax return isn’t hard — just a pain. You’ll populate a number of boxes in some tax software, review it for accuracy and send it off to the IRS. All told, it’s not necessarily time-intensive. It’s just […]

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