If this tax season was kind to your wallet, and you have money coming your way, it's time to decide how to spend your dollars. Here are 4 areas to consider making smart use of your tax refund.
The Internal Revenue Service announced that the nation's tax season started on Friday, February 12, 2021, but it is important to note that the filing deadline was not extended this year. **UPDATE: On March 17, 2021, the IRS announced that the Federal individual tax filing deadline will be extended to May 17. Some states have also extended state filing deadlines. Check with your particular state's tax department for updates.**
Do you know how long you'll live? Obviously, most of us have no idea, but we often "plan" for retirement as if we won't live much past retirement age. In fact, average life expectancy has increased dramatically in the past century, and most Americans live well past 65.