Miranda is a professional personal finance journalist. She is a contributor for several personal finance web sites. Her work has been mentioned in and linked to from, USA Today, The Huffington Post, The San Francisco Chronicle, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and other publications. She also has her own personal finance blog: Planting Money Seeds.
As April 15 inches closer, many are beginning to get their tax documents together and prepare to file their tax returns. However, there are many who don’t have all their tax documents by the requisite time, […]
When it comes to insurance, it’s all about reducing risks. The whole point of insurance is to help you hedge against the risk that unexpected events could financially devastate you — or at least cost you […]
If you have kids, you probably know that only health care cost increases can compete with the inflation seen by education costs. This means that you are probably going to need to do what you can […]
While random chance plays its role in tax audits (sometimes there is just no way to avoid some sort of an audit — no matter what you do), there are some red flags that may prompt a closer review of your paperwork. Here are some tips for avoiding a tax audit.
During college, I stayed close to campus every summer in order to work. Plus, I liked living on my own. The second summer I stayed, I got a job as a waitress and rented a room […]
Whether your child is involved in school sports, music, dance, theater, art or some other activity that goes beyond the scope of ordinary schooling, participation is costly. There are activity fees to pay, lesson providers to […]
Forex trading is becoming more popular in the recent years due in part to the fact that it is more accessible to the general public. It used to be that the currency market was the province […]
When you are looking to make money online, it is common to come across a variety of web sites offering to pay you for doing a number of seemingly easy things. One of the most popular […]
Everyone knows that healthy personal finances requires debt reduction. However, paying down debt can become discouraging when you have a great deal of it, from a variety of sources. Paying a little bit extra every month […]
One of the mantras that we hear a lot in the world of personal finances is “budget, budget, budget.” But is this type of mentality really the best way to build wealth? More and more, some […]