What is the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)?

Hi, I’m Dirk. I’m a tax expert with Intuit’s TurboTax and I’m here today to talk to you about the Earned Income Tax Credit. What is the Earned Income Tax Credit? It’s a tax credit available for those who are low- and moderate-income families and the benefit varies depending on whether you have children or not. If you’re…

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Do I Need to File a Tax Return?

Hi, I’m Kasey, and I’m a tax expert here with Intuit’s TurboTax. I’m here today to talk about some frequently asked questions that many taxpayers have. Do I need to file? Not everyone is required to file a tax return every year. Generally, if your income doesn’t exceed certain thresholds, you don’t even have to file a return. The…

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How to Find the Right Products for You

Hi, I’m Saundra Davis, financial coach here at SaverLife. Today we’re going to talk about how to find the right financial products and services for your situation. It is wonderful that we have so many financial products and services to choose from, but it can also be overwhelming. It can be very difficult to make a decision. There are many things that…

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Understanding Your Debt

Hi, I’m Saundra Davis, financial coach here at SaverLife. Today we are going to talk about one of the biggest financial stressors in many of our financial lives: debt. The “No Judgment Zone” So, the very first thing is remember the “no judgment zone.” Everything that you have done in your financial past that you’re…

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What does it mean to “pay yourself first”?

Hi, I’m Saundra Davis, SaverLife’s financial coach. Let’s talk a little bit about the golden rule of saving: pay yourself first. So many people say, “I’m going to wait and save after I’ve paid all my bills and I’ll save what’s left,” but we all know what happens then. Very seldom is there anything left. So the idea of…

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Meet the Savers Win $5,000 Winner!

In early 2018, we launched Savers Win, a new way to reward you for saving. Savers Win gave away over $10,000 in cash prizes to Savers all across the country, including a $5,000 grand prize. After an incredibly difficult round of deliberations, our panel of judges selected Jessica as our Grand Prize Winner. We showed…

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How to Make Good Financial Decisions

Hi, I’m Saundra Davis, financial coach here at SaverLife. Today we’re going to talk about how we make good financial decisions. There is no shortage of information online and, frankly, even from family and friends. How do we know that what worked for them will work for you? Check the source The question becomes: How do you know when the advice…

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Making Your Money Work for You

Hi, I’m Saundra Davis, financial coach here at SaverLife. Today we’re going to talk about how you make your money work for you. What is a budget? If you ask, “Do you have a budget?” many folks will say no, they don’t have a budget. The fact is we all have a budget, whether we know it or…

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Your Money: Your Values

Hi, I’m Saundra Davis, financial coach here at SaverLife. Today, we’re going to talk about your money values. We often don’t think about how our values play in to what we do with our money, but the fact is everything you do with money makes perfect sense if you understand what you believe about money. Our deeply held…

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