Finance

Personal and business finance software and services allow users to keep track of their spending and monitor various checking accounts and credit cards all in one place. Whether we like it or not, accounting and taxes also come into play here in addition to budgeting, billing and more. If are ready to take a more active role in planning your finances, you’ve come to the right place.

Interview With Shane Wilson, Director Of Experience Design At H&R Block

Shane Wilson Director, Experience Design H&R Block

As the owner of design for H&R Block’s online DIY tax preparation, DIY software, and their integration with MyBlock, the retail experience, and hrblock.com, Shane Wilson leads a team of experience and visual designers, and content crafters. Their goal is nothing less than creating the industry’s best customer experience. We got the chance to chat with Shane about his experience at one of the leading tax companies and our number one pick for best tax software. Read on to hear what they have in store for the upcoming tax season and how they’re helping business owners everywhere with their tax prep…

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H&R Block Review: Competitively Priced, But Is It Any Good?

H&R Block review

In a crowded tax filing marketplace, how does H&R Block set itself apart from the pack? It offers a free online filing service (among other competitively priced products). Yes, you heard that right. It’s entirely free. But is saving a few bucks a wise choice when it comes to your taxes? What other affordable options does H&R Block offer and how do they stack up vs the competition? Find out in our comprehensive review…

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If You Get Audited By The IRS, What Happens?

Calculator and pen and paper with finances

Have you received the dreaded notice that you’re being audited by the Internal Revenue Service? Or worry that the big audit might strike you when you least expect it? If you get audited by the IRS, what happens? First, don’t panic. There are many reasons for an audit, and in 80% of all cases, this requirement only concerns a minor issue on your tax return. Still, we know it’s a stressful event, and we’re here to give you the information you need to get through the process as painlessly as possible…

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Xero Accounting Review: Zero Headaches With Your Books?

Laptop with accounting paperowrk: Xero Accounting Review

You’ve likely heard of QuickBooks and FreshBooks, but there’s another major player, Xero Accounting, that’s giving both big names a run for their money. Xero is the market’s fastest growing small business accounting software, is easy to use and loaded with features. But it’s a player in a crowded field, so how did it fare in our review?…

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Shoeboxed & Fetch Review (Track Receipts & Expenses On The Go)

Computer with pile of receipts

At the end of the month, you’ve got a pile of receipts that are all crumpled up and faded. It’s hard to tell how much you spent and where, which makes keeping track of your finances a hassle. Shoeboxed can help you organize all your receipts digitally and Fetch can help you with your expense reports on the road so you get reimbursed more quickly…

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Online Business Loans Interview With Ty Kiisel, Finance Expert At OnDeck

Ty Kiisel, Finance Expert at OnDeck

When not working as the editor for OnDeck, Ty Kiisel is a speaker, podcaster and regular contributor to Forbes.com and DeseretNews.com. With more than 30 years experience, Ty shares small business tips, advice and best practices by incorporating his wealth of knowledge gained through personal experience. We were lucky enough to get the chance to ask him about online business loans and how OnDeck can help small businesses get funding for growing their bottom line…

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