2 smart tips you need to know this tax season

Now that we are in the midst of tax season, members of the Finance Collective are here to give you tips and tricks on how best to take care of yours taxes this year. This week's tidbit of advice comes from The Funny Financial Planner. Check out her video above for the two suggestions you should take into consideration this tax season, and then review her tips below!

1. Get organized: Use this time to take inventory of your financial situation and see what you are succeeding with and what you are struggling with. The more you know about your finances, the easier it is to improve them.
2. Do not waste your refund: Resist the urge to blow your tax refund on frivolous items. Use the money that you get back from the IRS in a way that will set you up for future success, whether that means investing it or having it contribute to your emergency fund.

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