The Best Eco-Friendly Cars For 2017

The best eco-friendly cars for 2017 - PenFed YourMoney Blog

If Earth Day has you thinking green, perhaps it’s time to start with your vehicle. Eco-friendly cars have come a long way in the past few years. They’re no longer undersized and underpowered: they’re completely ordinary vehicles in looks, features and functionality. And with pricing down and mileage up, electric and hybrid vehicles are practical ways to get around — plus they can help you save on gas bills without much more expense than a conventional car.

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Act Quickly If You Miss the April Tax Filing Deadline

Act Quickly If You Miss the April Tax Filing Deadline - PenFed YourMoney Blog

Although it might be hard to believe, the consequences of missing the April income tax filing deadline can be even more frustrating than completing the return in the first place.

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Do’s and Don’ts of Home Office Tax Deductions

Do's and Don'ts of Home Office Tax Deductions - PenFed Your Money Blog

If you run a business from your home or telecommute for your employer, you may be eligible to claim some expenses on your federal income taxes. Home office deductions can be tricky, and many people have gotten into trouble with the IRS for being too liberal with these deductions. However, the IRS has simplified the rules in recent years to make it easier for people working from home.

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Why Choose An Adjustable Rate Mortgage?

Why Choose An Adjustable Rate Mortgage - PenFed YourMoney Blog

If you’re hunting for a new home, you’re probably also mortgage hunting — and if you aren’t, you should be. Your mortgage will help determine just how much home you can afford to buy, and picking the right one is important.

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Posted in: Mortgages & Home Buying

Key Tax-Preparation Tips to Cut Stress

Key Tax-Preparation Tips to Cut Stress - PenFed Your Money Blog

Although it comes around every spring, tax season tends to inflict the same headaches year after year. To reduce your stress — and maximize your refund — it’ll help to stay organized and be aware of recent changes to the tax code.

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