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4 Senior Tax Savers to Pump Up Your Piggy Bank

Did you know the IRS gives free tax advice to seniors age 60 and up through its Tax Counseling for the Elderly Program? It’s just one of the ways the federal government tries to help older Americans make ends meet.

3 Things Your Tax Preparer Wants You to Know

Form 1040. The federal government first released this infamous income tax document in 1914. Back then, it came with just a single page of instructions. Americans today need a 117-page booklet to make sense of the tax code.

Dodge the Top 4 Filing Mistakes Made by Seniors

1 in 4 taxpayers wait until the last minute to file their taxes. But scrambling to meet the deadline increases your likelihood of making costly errors. Use this checklist to avoid common blunders and save big tax dollars.

Get the Best Bank for Your Buck This Year!

Most people would jump at the chance to have a checking account with free checks and no fees. If you’re a senior, you’ve hit the jackpot. Banks are targeting you with offers of discounts and free services that will make your head spin. But are they really worth it?

Start the New Year Off Organized!

Does your filing cabinet look like a pack rat has turned it into his home sweet home? Unravel the rat’s nest and make sense out of all the confusion by following these tips to organize your important records the easy way. Send that rat packing, once and for all.