I attended Fincon (Financial Bloggers Conference) again this year. What is Fincon? Fincon is the Financial Bloggers Conference and it’s “Where Money & Media Meet”. This is my 2nd year attending and I enjoyed the opportunity to learn more to expand my business, engage in opportunities to collaborate with others, and meet your social media friends in person.
In honor of Life Insurance Awareness month I wanted to bring you additional options for covering funeral costs outside of Life Insurance.
So just to be clear I believe that life insurance is important to help cover funeral cost (if the funds will not be accessible when you pass but it is also important to have so your family’s (children, spouse or anyone you financially support) will be able to keep the same quality of life after you pass away.
Do you have a goal of buying a home? Well, I have joined a great community of personal finance bloggers who are dedicated to helping you save your down payment.
The goal is to motivate our readers to save a total of $1 Million dollars towards their down payment within the next year. Everyone in the community has great tips to share to help you reach your goal of buying a home.
Did you “forget” to file your taxes for a few years and now you’re scared to file. Well, you can’t live like this forever so it’s time to see where you stand. The last thing you want to do have the IRS realize you didn’t file and have them file for you. When the IRS filed for you, they don’t apply all of the deductions and credits you actually qualify for (because they don’t know what you qualify for), so that may put you in a worse position than actually filing it yourself.
Last week I wrote a post on what to do with your tax refund, but I also wanted to cover the options available to you actually owe taxes. So first things first, if you owe this year and you didn’t sell a house, take realized gains from stock accounts, have a surge in income, etc. then you need to fill out a new W-4 with your employer, if you already claim 0 exemptions then you may want to request to have a set dollar amount withheld. If you are self-employed you may want to consider making quarterly payments to the IRS