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Money Monday: Stretching your tax refund

“The average tax refund was $2,895 last year, according to the IRS. Whether you’re looking to use it for travel, invest it or use it to build an emergency fund, there are certain steps you can take to stretch your tax refund dollars.”

Forbes has some ideas: “Simple Ways To Stretch Your Tax Refund”

Money Monday: Questions about taxes

Tax season: the deadline is nearing; have you done your taxes yet?


Perhaps you haven’t started or completed your taxes because you have questions. You may be embarrassed to ask them, but CNN Money has answered some of them; read their article to find out the answers:

  • Do you have to file a federal tax return?
  • How long does it take to get your refund?
  • Can the IRS withhold a refund?
  • What do you do if you owe the IRS but can’t afford to pay?
  • Will you get audited?

Find out the answers to these questions here: “(Not so) dumb tax questions you’re too embarrassed to ask“.