Finances 101

February 16, 2024
2024 Minimum Wage Increases: How to Maximize Your Income

We know people are struggling to make ends meet. Many SaverLife members have shared that their wages aren’t keeping up with skyrocketing inflation. But in a long-overdue positive change, 24 states are finally taking action in 2024 to increase the minimum wage for their residents, affecting an estimated 10 million workers. What is minimum wage,…

February 08, 2024
7 Helpful Hacks to Navigate a More Modern IRS & Take Advantage of Free IRS Tools & Resources

Did you know the IRS provides FREE online tools to help you file your taxes? If you’re a family with a lower income, the IRS Free File program means you may be able to file online completely free. But regardless of income, the IRS offers multiple online resources to simplify tax season and help you…

January 25, 2024
4 Ways Small Business Owners Benefit from the Inflation Reduction Act

Many small business owners and gig workers are still struggling in the aftermath of the pandemic. Rising inflation is increasing costs of everything from utilities to health care. The Inflation Reducation Act aims to relieve some of that pressure through expanding benefits and increasing incentives for small business owners and entrepreneurs who are just starting…

January 08, 2024
IRS Dirty Dozen Tax Scams Infographic

The IRS’s Dirty Dozen list identifies the most common tax scams to help you keep your hard-earned dollars. The list is a good reminder to watch out for tax schemes as we head into tax season. But many of these scams can occur throughout the y...

February 07, 2024
3 Ways the 2024 Primaries Affect Your Finances Plus Some Can’t-Miss Voting Tips

The 2024 Election Primaries are kicking off, and it’s hard to turn on the news without hearing about it. Even so, the primary elections typically have low voter turnout. But did you know they could have a big impact on your finances?  In this ...