Start Online Tax Filing Free with TurboTax

If memory serves me correctly, I’ve used TurboTax to file my taxes for nine of the last ten years. First, let me tell you about the one year I DIDN’T use TurboTax. A guy walks into a CPA office and drops off his tax paperwork.  He picks it up several weeks later and drops that envelope in the mail.  A few weeks later, the same guy gets a letter from the IRS saying that a miscalculation … [Read more...]

How To File Federal Taxes Online For Free

If you have a simple or basic tax return there is no reason to pay to file your federal taxes - file free federal taxes online.  In addition, it is much more convenient and faster to process a tax return online. Filing Free Federal Taxes Online: Important Facts Most free Federal E-filing is limited to a “simple return” – 1040-EZ. Free File is available only to taxpayers with a maximum … [Read more...]

28 Tips for Organizing Your Finances

One of the six habits of the financially fit is to organize your finances.  Unfortunately, many people are unwilling to organize their finances because there is simply too much to do.  I am reminded of a proverb that says, “How do you eat an elephant? One bite at a time.”  Reduce financial organization to individual tasks.  Instead of saying, “I need to organize my finances”, say, “I need to … [Read more...]