IRS Free File available today; filers can claim important tax benefits

WASHINGTON – The IRS today announced the availability of Free File, providing taxpayers online tax preparation products available at no charge. Today’s launch of IRS Free File, available only through IRS.gov, provides people an early opportunity to file their taxes and claim the 2021 Recovery Rebate Credit, the enhanced Child Tax Credit, the Earned Income … Read more

All About Credit Reputation

It’s common for people to resolve to start something new that improves their life at the beginning of a new year. In our December Financial Sense¢ call, we asked our students to tell us about their New Years resolutions for 2022. We’ll be covering some of their most common responses, and ways to achieve them, … Read more

Methods For Paying Down Debt

It’s common for people to resolve to start something new that improves their life at the beginning of a new year. In our December Financial Sense¢ call, we asked our students to tell us about their New Years resolutions for 2022. We’ll be covering some of their most common responses, and ways to achieve them, … Read more

Penny Forward Transcript S2E13 Holliday Budgeting Tips

Liz: Whatever you decide to do for the holidays, it should just be about showing appreciation to your loved ones, your family, your friends, it’s about the memory. And about the experience. And that doesn’t have a budget.     The Penny Forward podcast is transcribed by Anne Verduin, a blind transcriber living in Portland … Read more

Penny Forward Transcript S2E12 Conventional Success

Janet: I love being convention coordinator. I’ve met so many wonderful people, and it’s such a worthwhile organization. I’m so happy that I can be a part of it.   The Penny Forward podcast is transcribed by Anne Verduin, a blind transcriber living in Portland Oregon who charges competitive rates. To hire Anne to transcribe … Read more

Penny Forward Transcript S2E11 Eating Healthy On A Budget

Chris: Does healthy eating need to be expensive?   Marana: Eating healthy on a budget is certainly doable. It does take more planning, it does take more forethought, and you have to be willing to, to cook at home as well. And studies have shown that we consume 20 to 40 percent fewer calories whenever … Read more

Penny Forward Transcript S2E10 Building Wealth With A Financial Planner

Tyler: Whatever life stage you are in right now, it likely would benefit you to touch base with a financial planner.       The Penny Forward podcast is transcribed by Anne Verduin, a blind transcriber living in Portland Oregon who charges competitive rates. To hire Anne to transcribe your podcast, give her a call … Read more