Using the Library to Cut Costs — In Unexpected Ways

Yes, you can get books and movies at your local library. But have you tried checking out a guitar amp?

Question Wednesday

It’s Wednesday, which means it’s time to extend our financial questions.

Filing Taxes Last-Minute? Here’s How to Get Organized Fast

Tax Day is just over a week away.

7 Ways to Get Even More Money Out of Your Tax Refund

Get a return on your return!

The Easiest Way to Track Your Freelance Receipts

I’ve been a full-time freelancer since 2012, and it took me until this year to put together a good system for tracking my freelance receipts.

Talking to TaxAct About Making Taxes Better for Freelancers

After I raved about TaxAct on The Billfold, you all suggested I set up an interview — so I did.

Confirming My Affordable Care Act Subsidy Eligibility

This is the other thing I got done today.

How the New Standard Deduction Will Change Our Charitable Giving

Some people might donate less, now that the tax incentive is reduced. My husband and I plan to donate more.

What Should I Do With My Tax Refund?

I want to invest at least some of it — but how much?

Everything I Paid in Taxes

How much I earned, how much I owed, and what kind of refund I’m getting.