According to the IRS, Uncle Sam misses out on $450 billion every year because of honest mistakes and dishonest taxpayers. Just who are the cheaters?
Another awful product is finally getting flushed down the drain. This is the last year any major tax prep service will offer refund anticipation loans, where fees can equal 150% interest.
Getting a fat check from Uncle Sam is nice, but using it to create a bigger refund check next year is even nicer.
Since taxes are complicated, you may think a pro is always the way to go. But if you don't need certain kinds of help, you're wasting your money.
Sometimes it makes financial sense to put extra effort into retiring this large debt. Some methods are better than others.
Pawnshops are all over reality TV these days and seem to be trying to polish their image.
Maybe you can relate: A reader sees retirement looming on the horizon, but she hasn't saved nearly enough. What can she do?
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