Personal Finance

What now? How to plan a guide for uncertain financial times

As families try to figure out how they'll juggle work and childcare as the pandemic continues, Christine Whelan, director of the Money, Relationships and Equality Initiative at UW-Madison, shares information about some free resources that could make the uncertain financial time a bit more manageable.

Tax season is here, but with that comes scammers. How to avoid becoming a victim

Filing your taxes early lessens the opportunities for scammers to steal your identity and claim your refunds

Tax season is here and unfortunately, some people will become victims of a scam. Most people don't realize they're victims until they try to file their taxes and get a notification from the IRS saying there is a duplicate social security number that was already used. 

Tax season starts today

Today is the first day you can file your taxes

Today is the first day you can file your taxes. This is the second tax filing season under President Donald Trump's tax law. 

Don't suffer high energy bills any longer

Do you cringe each month when your utility bills arrive? Read on for tips on insulating key spaces to improve your home's energy efficiency and comfort, while putting money back in your pocket.

Simple ways to earn extra money without owning a car

Whether you're new to a city and are getting on your feet, there are countless ways to put some dough in your pocket without the need to purchase a car. Check out these 5 simple ways to make money on your own time.