Your Money

Pointers from the pros on smart retirement planning, loans, college savings, real estate and investments.

business
Apr 20th, 2015

Earth Day: Save Some Green [INFOGRAPHIC]

Doing what’s right for the environment this Earth Day can also be beneficial for your wallet and your tax return. Of course, it’s good to use generally reduce, reuse and recycle, but if there’s a tax break for it too, we’re here to make sure you take advantage! Click to view larger image Like this infographic? […]

Apr 11th, 2015

Which Generation is the Most Money-Smart? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Do you feel comfortable talking about interest rates, inflation or mortgages? If the answer is no, you aren’t alone. We thought this research about how “financially-smart” different generations are was pretty interesting. Are you representative of your generation? You can quiz yourself here. Leer en español. Click here to view a larger version. Generational Financial […]

business
Apr 10th, 2015

How to Make the Most out of Business Travel

Ed note: When you travel for work, it’s easy to fall into the trap of seeing nothing more than the airport, hotel and office on your trip. Kelly Whalen has figured out ways to make work travel fun and economical, not just for her, but sometimes for the whole family.  After starting my own business […]

budget
Apr 9th, 2015

Introducing Your Teen to Credit

Ed note: I rarely use cash. It drives my parents crazy. But the truth is, I just find credit cards easier. However, lately I’ve been thinking that my young daughter may only see me use credit cards without truly understanding what all it entails. Miranda Marquit is a few years ahead of me here and […]

budget
Apr 7th, 2015

Which Credit Card Reward is the Most Valuable?

Ed note: If you are credit card-savvy and tend to use them for additional benefits – like a loyalty program – you may start to analyze whether a cash back or points reward system is best for you. Jason Steele has some key things to consider when making the decision. What is the more valuable […]

family
Apr 6th, 2015

How We Spend Tax Refunds

At H&R Block, we love getting our clients their maximum refund. What’s even more exciting is when they use those refunds in awesome ways. How do we know? We ask them, of course! Every client who completes an H&R Block survey is asked what they are doing with their refund. Some of the most common […]