How to avoid tax refund processing fees

This year, social media is ringing the alarm once again on what has been called a ‘shady practice’ by the service. And, of course, this fee — which is essentially an advance on your tax refund — most affects low-income and non-tax savvy filers.

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The high costs of student loan debt

There’s no way around it: Americans are drowning in student loan debt. The Federal Reserve reports that nearly 50 million Americans collectively owe $1.5 trillion in student loan debt. That’s $521 billion more than the total U.S. credit card debt.

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