Hello! Today, I have a great blog post about how to use your tax refund from my friend Jeff. Jeff began his career at a private wealth management firm, but now runs two blogs full time. Between VTX Capital and Breaking The One Percent, he's dedicated to helping millennials and young entrepreneurs grow their online businesses and dominate their personal finances.
June 2018 Update: At the end of 2017, Jeff and Ben rebranded VTX into a more “blog friendly” name, DollarSprout.com. If you are looking for their latest content on making and saving extra money, that’s where you can find them!
Each year when tax season rolls around, I like to take a step back and look at the Big Picture when it comes to my personal finances. Most years, I end up getting somewhere between $500-$2,000 back from the IRS.
Usually, I put a little bit of that towards my student loan debt, throw some money in my IRA, or just cushion my emergency savings a bit. And of course I'll occasionally splurge on a fun toy.
Hey, I'm human.
But in 2014, I decided to do something different with my tax refund.
I decided to make the biggest investment of all, and put the money towards starting my own online business.
Why? [Read more…]