FREE Personal Finance Tools

Was one of your goals for 2020 to get your finances in order? One of the most common New Year’s resolutions we hear about is people challenging themselves to save more money and/or spend less money. Well, the easiest way to keep on track is to have a tool that does all the heavy lifting for you! In this article, we will review the top free money management tools for you to try in 2020.

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Do You Really Know How You Are Being Taxed?

It is pretty common for people to refer to themselves as being in one specific tax bracket. They think that if they’re in the 22% tax bracket, then all of their money is being taxed at 22%. Well, I am here to bust that myth just in time for tax season.

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How To Actually Use Prenups As A Useful Money Management Tool

Let’s be honest. Even bringing up the word prenup can be awkward and depending on your audience, you might get some nasty glares. However, with divorce rates up to 50% according to the American Psychological Association, it is something that needs to be considered.

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ried and True Ways To Cut Your Heating Bill

It is mid winter here in Oregon and the weather is projected to be 40 degrees and rainy for the next two weeks.  So, if you’re like me you’re probably wanting to stay warm on the cheap.

Here are three things you can do to save money heating up your place. These ideas aren’t earth shattering, but they work reliably.

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Since it is time to start compiling your tax information, I wanted to share this summary of 2020 tax code updates I found on YouTube last week.

The author is “Mike the CPA”, a self employed CPA and YouTube content producer.  His stuff is worth watching if you’re into maximizing your tax efficiency.

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If you’re like me, you’re probably looking to stretch your dollar as far as it will go.  Well here is a win I wanted to share with Dinks readers.

The story is I got a gift card for Christmas, but hadn’t used it all. It had about $20 dollars left on it.  I needed groceries and didn’t want to pay full retail.  So, I checked my local Kroger circular online and identified a couple of deals.  Then I walked to my local Kroger store and bought the following:

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What Is A Nest Egg and How Do You Build One

Its past new years and before tax season.  That means a lot of people are thinking about how to allocate their money for retirement.  You may also be considering how to build up your own nest egg.  But, what is a nest egg and how do you build one? Here is a handy definition and some rules of thumb.

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This Is Why You Should Keep Your Money Yours_ Relationship Advice

Couples fight. Whether it’s about taking the dog out, changing the lightbulbs or money, it is inevitable. So why not try to mitigate the subjects that could be fought over? In this article, we talk about how to manage your money as a couple in a way that will help you both avoid any feuds.

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