Let’s Talk About Money Stress
Finding yourself staring down the slippery slope of financial trouble is about more than money. It’s about the mind. Stress is a very real factor in dealing with debt and a lack of improvement in your finances. It’s a factor that doesn’t only make the situation feel worse. It also stops us from thinking clearly…

6 Must-Follow Rules For Shopping Online
Online shopping has experienced a significant rise in popularity, especially in recent years. I often see it as a convenient way to order what you need without leaving the comfort of your home, especially around the holidays when the stores are crowded with aggressive throngs of shoppers. Problems with Online Shopping However, security issues exist when you type…

Many people believe that Napster was the killer app for the internet.  Until the music sharing program was released in 1999, the internet was largely seen as playground for geeks that didn’t have much appeal outside of the tech community.   That all changed in a matter of months when teens and tweens around the…

How to File Taxes if You Divorced During the Year
Divorces are a hassle. We can all agree on that. The process is long and tedious, the stress is sky-high, and there are numerous financial implications that both parties have to consider when the divorce is done. One of these is the taxes after divorce. “How do I file taxes after divorce?” is one of…

Should I Hire an EA or a CPA?
Sometimes, it can extremely hard to keep track of taxes and everything that is related to them without omitting something vital and getting penalties from the IRS as a consequence. When time is short, and work is hard, you can hire tax professionals to take care of your taxes for you. Each of them comes…

IRS Audit Reconsideration Guide
IRS audits are a serious matter, but in spite of this, there’s always room for errors. If you’ve been subjected to an audit and you think that there may have been some mistakes done on IRS’s part, you should definitely try to get an IRS audit reconsideration. The bad news is that the audit reconsideration…

7 IRS Red Flags on Tax Returns that will Trigger an Audit
It’s not out of the ordinary to receive a notice that you’re going to be audited and you have absolutely no clue what you’ve done wrong. The Tax Code is hard to fathom, so thoughts of unwilling fraud accumulate in your mind automatically. An IRS audit is an examination done by a professional auditor when…