Your Money

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

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Apr 21st, 2014

Handmade Makes Money [INFOGRAPHIC]

Handmade goods may seem old-school, but they are generating more and more present-day cash. With help from the Internet when it comes to marketing and payment processing, small-scale producers can now do quite nicely for themselves. We took a look at this trend, including popular sites, business strategies and some things to consider at tax […]

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Apr 19th, 2014

Multiservicios: A Range of Services for the Latino Community

Filing taxes or immigration documents are not easy tasks, especially if English is not your first language, or if you were not born in the United States. Can you imagine getting help with both things in one visit to your local tax office? Well, now you can. Leer en español. H&R Block has a new office […]

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Apr 18th, 2014

Cost-Effective House Swaps for Earth Day

Ed note: In honor of Earth Day, we wanted to share a few ways to improve the efficiency of your home – and save a bit on those utility bills.  For most of us, the home is our single largest investment. While it’s our biggest asset, it can also be our biggest financial drain if […]

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Apr 17th, 2014

Smart Ways to Spend Your Tax Return

Ed note: For many Americans, a tax refund is their largest single financial transaction in a year. So what you do with that money can be very important. Contributor Carrie Smith looks at some of the most common, and some of the best, ways to spend it. Leer en español. Have you filed your taxes and […]

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Apr 16th, 2014

Reuse and Renew: Green DIY Projects

Ed note: If you’re feeling like you need to freshen up your look or home decor, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, then we have some great news for you. Carrie Waller of Dream Green DIY is sharing some amazing tricks for turning basic into beautiful. You could use any excuse—from post-holiday […]

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Apr 14th, 2014

One Day Left: Time to Take Action

Note: Most federal individual tax returns are due April 15. That’s only one day away! Here is one last minute tip to help you file your return as accurately as possible. It’s the moment of truth. Are you going to get your taxes filed today? We have tons of great resources and even a guide […]