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9 Things To Know The First Time You Do Your Own Taxes, According To Money Experts

If you're getting ready to file your taxes for the first time, it can seem like an overwhelming experience — but it really doesn't have to be. You have to see beyond the jargon and the form names and the numbers and remember that, really, it's just a…
By Lea Rose Emery

9 Tips For Saving Money For Your Summer Vacation, Even If You're Starting From Scratch

With spring finally here, that only means one thing: It’s time to really start saving up for a summer vacation. Maybe you started to set aside money last year, but then the holidays came around, so you stopped… and haven’t started again. But, with su…
By Natalia Lusinski

This Is EXACTLY What To Say If You Want A Raise, But Aren't Sure How To Ask For One

You may have a job you love, though it may also come with some challenges, such as office politics or having to work a lot of overtime. While you don’t think those are too big a deal, something else may be — asking for a raise. You flash back to your…
By Natalia Lusinski

17 Funny Tax Day Instagram Captions That Will Make Everything Feel Less Scary

Let's face it: Tax Day is a scary concept. Just the mere mention of it can raise the hair on your arms. Tax Day commonly refers to the day that your individual income taxes are due to the federal government. Although it is typically held on April 15,…
By Iman Hariri-Kia

Here's How Late You Can Actually File Your Taxes — But It'll Cost You

When April rolls around and you haven't yet filed your taxes, you may start to wonder how late you can file your taxes before the IRS starts sending hounds to your door. OK, they probably don't have hounds, but I'm irrationally afraid of the IRS and …
By Lea Rose Emery

Your Partner's Spending Habits Can Actually Affect Your Relationship More Than Your Own

There are a few things that you just have to take control of as you get older. You start wearing sunscreen, you realize that you need water (and not just coffee) to survive, and finally, you decide you need to start figuring out your finances. Becaus…
By Lea Rose Emery

Here's The Important Personal Relationship You're Probably Overlooking — But Shouldn't

When you think about your personal relationships, you may be overlooking one key one: money. And, TBH, your relationship with money should be one of the most important ones you have. Just like any other kind of relationship, you can have ups and down…
By Natalia Lusinski

6 Unexpected Ways Talking About Money Will Benefit Your Life

Some people think talking about sex is easier than talking about money, and I'd agree. After all, money talk is so… personal. However, talking about money will benefit your life, according to finance experts, so don't shy away from doing so. But I kn…
By Natalia Lusinski

The Average Cost Of Attending A Wedding Will Make You Want To Cry

I absolutely love a good wedding. I come from an unbelievably large, extended family, and have therefore been attending weddings practically since I was born. When I was about seven, I made a really memorable splash at my cousin's wedding — literally…
By Iman Hariri-Kia

16 Free Travel Apps That Will Help You Save Money On Your Next Vacation

When it comes to traveling, I'm sure you'd agree with me that the more cost-effective, the better. After all, there are several free travel apps to help save you money this summer. All it'll cost you is a few minutes of your time to download the apps…
By Natalia Lusinski

7 Ways To Get Into The Habit Of Saving Money, According To Experts

Saving money may not come easily to you, but it's necessary for your future, as you probably know. But you can start saving money early, even when it may seem impossible. "Instead of thinking about savings as a vague term, think about milestone expen…
By Natalia Lusinski

7 Apps That Help Freelancers Be More Productive

If you're a freelancer, you know there's definitely a lot of perks, but there are some drawbacks, too. After all, without having a regular 9-to-5 job, certain things may fall to the wayside, from money management to carving out time to work out. But …
By Natalia Lusinski

How To Save & Budget For Your First Grownup Vacation

Planning your first vacation as an adult can be an amazing feeling — an amazing, expensive feeling. If you want to go away for more than just a long weekend, things can get pricy. And if you want to go somewhere abroad, things will get even pricier. …
By Lea Rose Emery

This Is The Most Stressful Money Issue For Adults

When it comes to money and finances, what stresses you out the most? According to Bank of America Merrill Lynch's 2017 Workplace Benefit Report, they found out the most stressful financial issue for adults. The good news? There are ways to overcome i…
By Natalia Lusinski

7 Expert-Approved Ways To Save Money When You’re Living Paycheck To Paycheck

Tired of living from paycheck to paycheck? You’re not alone. As it turns out, many people are finding their finances stretched too thin. According to a 2017 GO Banking Rates survey, about 49 percent of Americans are currently living paycheck to paych…
By Tatiana Walk-Morris

11 Ways To Make Your Trips Way Less Expensive (But Still Equally Awesome)

When I first gave up my apartment to travel non-stop while working remotely, I worried that I'd spend a ton of money traveling. But I soon learned you can actually save money while traveling, because if you're smart about it, travel can cost less tha…
By Suzannah Weiss

15 Million People Are Hiding This Secret From Their Partner

Infidelity can take many forms, from full-blown physical affairs to emotional ones. Even small acts, like connecting with other attractive people on social media when you're in a relationship are being recognized as acts of infidelity. Although many …
By Kristine Fellizar

8 Ways To Take Control Of Your Finances In 2018

If you're not personally in debt, you likely know someone who is. So, it's no surprise that Forum Mantra noted the ninth most popular New Year's resolution as getting out of debt. If this is your New Year's resolution, there are ways to take control …
By Brandi Neal

7 Women Reveal The Money Issues That Ruined Their Relationship

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even thou…
By Natalia Lusinski

19 Totally Doable Money Resolutions To Make In 2018, According To Financial Experts

Money is a feminist issue — and yet, women are still reluctant to talk about it. According to a recent Bustle survey of more than 1,000 millennial women, more than 50 percent of people said they never discuss personal finances with friends, even thou…
By Natalia Lusinski