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Pinch-hitting for a colleague may be a good way to show that you're willing to go above and beyond, but sometimes it means putting your own projects on the back burner. Here are a few ways to politely say you can't help out this time, while still coming across as a team player. Here's a Better (and Less Whiny) Way to Say "That's Not My Job" — The Muse
With tax season here, more and more Americans are starting to file their returns online. If you're ready to go the DIY route, consider these affordable and easy-to-use tax software programs—many of which are available at low or no cost. Doing Your Own Taxes? Here's What's Free and What's Not — CBS News
You searched high and low and you think you've found your dream apartment. But before you sign on the dotted line, have a one-on-one with your landlord so you can be sure to keep your security deposit intact when it's time to move out. Want Your Security Deposit Back? Ask These 6 Questions — Trulia
A new analysis finds that four out of 10 people don't have access to work-sponsored retirement plans. But that doesn't mean you can't save for your golden years. Here are the ins and outs of some basic retirement savings options, no matter your work situation. No Retirement Plan at Work? Use This — CNBC
There are apps for dating, finding a new job and even walking your dog, but did you know there's an app for managing child support between divorced parents? Track tuition expenses, extracurricular activity fees, medical costs and more to help make co-parenting a lot easier. The App That Helps Divorced Parents Fight About Money — Bloomberg