With Tax Day looming, Americans are scrambling to finish paperwork, searching for last minute deductions, and anticipating their refunds.
When that money arrives, the tendency is to treat it as free money — but it’s not.
It’s your money, and the government has been borrowing it interest free for the last year.
That’s why it’s important to use it wisely. Set aside dreams of lottery winnings. Say no to frivolous purchases. Consider, instead, some financially savvy ideas for putting your refund to good use. [Continue reading on Babble.com…]