Chase QuickPay review

It is no secret that Jamie Dimon, the CEO of Chase — the largest U.S. bank, is not a fan of cryptocurrencies. At the 2017 Delivering Alpha conference, Dimon called cryptocurrencies a fraud. “It’s worse than tulip bulbs. It won’t end well. Someone is going to get killed.” It’s just not a real thing, eventually, […]

RI personal finance legislation

Some good news came out of Providence last week. Last Wednesday, Governor Dan McKee signed into law legislation (2021-H 5491, 2021-S 0349) that will require statewide standards in consumer education for public high schools. The legislation directs the Council on Elementary and Secondary Education and the Rhode Island Department of Education to develop instruction standards […]

Marcus Checking Account

Does Goldman Sachs have a checking account? It may surprise you that as of now Goldman Sachs does not have a checking account. However, it does plan to launch a checking account this year through its digital banking brand, Marcus. The new Marcus checking account will be the latest product in Marcus’ portfolio of digital-first […]

solar financing overview

Article Summary: This article provides a quick guide on how to compare solar companies using five key factors. It also includes our top 3 options depending on the type of solar installation you need. Solar energy is booming in the United States. In the last 10 years, solar has enjoyed an average growth of 42% […]

should you open a Roth IRA for your child

Article Summary Roth IRAs are designed for investors with low incomes and long-term horizons, which makes them perfect for children. Find out what a custodial Roth IRA is, how to open one, and why your kid should have one. Yes. If you have kids who earn income — more on what counts as income below […]

How to get free tax help

How to Get Free Tax Help

Article Summary Tax preparation can be expensive, but it’s available for free if you know where to look. The IRS Free File program, for example, is a great option, but it’s by no means the only way to get free tax help. Filing income tax returns used to mean laboring over paper forms, boxes of receipts, […]

how to avoid a wage garnishment

Unfortunately, getting a wage garnishment for tax debt is more common than you might think. In 2020, the IRS requested over 780,000 notices of levy on third parties, which includes garnishing wages from employers. The IRS has up to 10 years from the date taxes were assessed to collect them — even longer if there […]