There’s been a lot of talk in the news lately about student loans and the growing student loans debt, which currently stands at $1.5 trillion. To give you a better perspective of this enormous problem, the national credit card debt, which is of great concern is only $1 trillion by comparison. What does this mean for this and future generations and what can you do to ensure your children don’t become part of this statistic?
Most of us, if asked, would admit that we want more than we already have. Whether it’s money, relationships, career, or possessions, we’re wired to “reach” for more. This isn’t always a bad thing. Considering the innovation we’ve experienced over the past 100 years and how it’s improved life for so many, I’m grateful that we keep reaching forward and upward. But, when it comes to finances how can we know when reaching for more is not a good thing?
Tax filing deadline is 3 months away, but many Americans will file their tax return way before the deadline. That’s because a majority of Americans [75% in 2017] receive a refund every year. No doubt you’re eager to get YOUR money back as soon as possible! But first, you’ve got a decision to make. Should you file your own return or hire a tax pro?