Is FEAR preventing you from simplifying your finances?

Fear

We all have fears at some point in time in our lives.  Such as fear of putting money into the stock market and the fear of losing it all.  But you can not allow financial fears hold you back and prevent you from achieving your financial goals.  The only way you will achieve or reach your financial goals and objectives you set out to achieve is to get over your financial fears.

Here are 5 ways to help you get over your financial fears and help you achieve the lifestyle you want to live. [Read more…]

10 questions to ask yourself now that your tax return is done

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April 15th is here and hopefully your tax return is completed.  So now it’s time to celebrate right.   Maybe if you are receiving a refund or if you didn’t have to pay much.  The best news is that you don’t have to worry and stress over your return for at least eight to nine months.

Not exactly.  You just completed this year’s return and now is the best time to start planning for next year’s return while it is still fresh in your memory.  You still remember the pains that caused you to pull out your hair while preparing this year’s tax.  Instead of just putting it off for several months why not better prepare yourself by implementing a few changes for next year.

Here are a few questions to ask yourself that will help you prepare for next year’s return: [Read more…]

A dozen ways your tax refund can help you simplify your finances

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It’s April and tax season is upon us.  As you gather your W-2s, 1099s, 1098s and other tax documents to complete your tax return or provide them to your tax preparer, you are probably hoping  to receive a tax refund instead of owing additional taxes.  As you visualize that tax refund check, you are probably also wondering how to spend it.  Instead of spending it on something you don’t need or just splurging it.  Why not use it to help you begin your journey to simplify your finances.

Here are a few ways you can use your refund check to help you simplify your finances: [Read more…]