Posts by lauraadams:
Is It Better to Lease or Buy a Car?
Though the decision to lease or buy a car has financial implications—money isn’t the only factor you should take into consideration before you pull the trigger on a deal. Your personal taste and lifestyle should also play a big role in whether you decide to buy or lease a vehicle. I’ll give you the major pros and cons for each …READ MORE
How to Use a Coverdell Education Savings Account
Many people who are saving money for a child’s college education are familiar with 529 Savings Plans. But what if you want to send a younger child to private school? A 529 Plan only covers expenses for higher education. In this article I’ll tell you about a lesser-known tax-advantaged vehicle that you can use for any level of education—from kindergarten …READ MORE
Honey, I Forgot to Deduct the Mortgage Interest!
As the host of the Money Girl podcast, one of the most common questions I get from show listeners is about claiming the mortgage interest tax deduction–like this one from Alice: If my husband and I forgot to take tax deductions for the past couple of years for our mortgage interest, what can we do? Is there a statute where …READ MORE