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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.

6 Ways to Freshen Up Your Finances This New Year

Do money problems have you stressed out? You’re not alone. Nearly three out of four Americans say their finances cause them stress at least once a month. Stop the money madness.

3 Ways to Make Some of Your Property Taxes Disappear

Did you know you can eliminate some of your property taxes? It’s true. Certain government programs help senior citizens face down this bill. Here’s how to get in on the deal.