Money Links We Love: Why You Should Book Your December Travel—in April

Money Links We Love: Why You Should Book Your December Travel—in April

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If you find yourself in one of these four situations—like falling 90 days behind on your federal student loan payments—Uncle Sam could withhold all or part of your refund. When the IRS Can Keep Your Refund — CNN Money

While women generally earn about 79 cents to the dollar of her male counterpart, 22 cities flip that trend on its head. Did your hometown make the cut? There Are 22 U.S. Cities Where Women Actually Earn More Than Men — Huffington Post Money

Curious how much your Ivy connections will increase your chances of getting hired? Then check out what really matters to top hiring dogs. 6 Things Hiring Managers Care About More Than Anything Else — Business Insider

It's getting down to the wire to file your taxes for 2014, but taking a minute to reconsider what you're withholding could save you major cash—and headaches—down the road. A Final Tax Chore for April — The Wall Street Journal

Forget summer vacation: Now's the time to book December travel if you want to get the most out of your airline reward miles. Now's the Time to Use or Lose Those Airline Rewards — MarketWatch

Adopting good financial habits is sometimes easier said than done. But these tips explain how you can overcome the motivational roadblocks keeping you from a clear money conscience. Financial Success Is More Than Math: It's About Mindset — Lifehacker

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Bet you didn't think your green thumb could save you this much. Here, one man shares how he transformed his nearly one-acre property into an edible food forest—yielding $24K worth of produce each year. Tales of a Backyard Gardener: 'How I Save $24K a year Growing My Own Food

A staggering 40% of food goes uneaten in the U.S. each year—that's about 20 pounds per person, per month. Here's how you can cut down on waste, and trim your grocery budget at the same time. The Waste Not, Want Not Cookbook: How You Can Save $2,000 on Food Each Year

Need to file an extension for your taxes? Find out why one expert suggests overestimating your tax liability. Ask a CPA: 'How Do I Estimate My Taxes If I'm Filing for an Extension?'

In honor of Financial Literacy Month, take a trip down memory lane, and see how classic money management mantras have evolved over time. Financial Literacy 2.0: 6 Modern-Day Upgrades to Classic Money Lessons

Think you can't teach an old dog new tricks? Then read this: A dentist, a real estate investor and a farmer explain how they pulled off mid-life career transformations. 3 People, 3 Career 180s: 'How I Reinvented Myself After 30'

Just because you have less-than-perfect credit doesn't mean you can't turn it around. These true tales are a testament to how taking control of your finances can help you revive your score—for good. From 0 to 800: 3 Stories of People Who Rebuilt Their Bad Credit Scores

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