Ask Chuck: How To Use My Tax Refund To Get Out Of Debt

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By: Chuck Bentley, Crown Financial Ministries Dear Chuck, I need help prioritizing how to use my tax refund. We are expecting to receive about $3,100 from our refund and want to use it wisely since we have a little over $23,000 of debt and are in desperate need of new tires for my car ($450). In what order should we … Read More

4 Tips to Spring Clean Your Finances

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By: Liane Weissenberger, CFPB Spring is here, and it’s the perfect time to get your home and your finances in order. Here are a few ways to get started spring cleaning your finances: 1. Request a free credit report You can request a free credit report every 12 months from each of the three major consumer reporting companies (Equifax, Experian, and … Read More

Tax-Related Identity Theft & Scams

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Tax-related identity theft occurs when someone steals your Social Security number (SSN) to file a tax return and claim a fraudulent refund. You may be unaware that this has happened until you file your return and discover that a return already has been filed using your SSN, or the IRS may send you a letter saying they have identified a … Read More