Ryan Guina

When Will I Get My Tax Refund? 2014 Tax Year Refund Schedule

by Ryan Guina January 15, 2015

If you file your taxes with the IRS EFile, or with an tax software program that files your taxes online for you, then you are in luck – you will generally receive your tax refund much more quickly than if you file your taxes by mail. The reason is that electronic tax returns are easier […]

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How I Save – Prioritizing Spending & Tracking My Progress

by Ryan Guina January 13, 2015

This post is part of the TaxACT How I Save blog tour which teaches you ways to keep more money in your pocket. Last year, TaxACT saved America over $240 million on tax preparation. How much can you save? To learn more about tips and strategies on saving, click here. There is a famous quote […]

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Grow Your Dough Throwdown – Can You Beat the Stock Market?

by Ryan Guina January 9, 2015

Do you think you can beat the stock market? Many individual investors think they can. And some do, at least for a little while. I don’t have the illusion that I can beat the stock market over the long run. But it’s fun to try. It’s also fun to see if you can beat your friends […]

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Cancel Your Cell Phone Contract Without Paying Fees

by Ryan Guina January 6, 2015

The early termination fees that cell phone companies charge are outrageous! Most companies charge anywhere from $150-200 to cancel your contract before you fulfill the terms. In the past I got out of a cell phone phone contract with Verizon by transferring my phone number and contract to a friend. I was able to avoid the paying the $175 […]

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Personal Capital Black Friday Promotion – Free Amazon Gift Card for New Accounts

by Ryan Guina November 28, 2014

Personal Capital is celebrating Black Friday with a $50,000 promotion. The first 1,000 users to sign up and link at least one account will get a free $20 Amazon.com gift card. The next 3,000 users to sign up and link at least one account will get a $10 Amazon gift card. The promotion will run […]

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2014 Veterans Day Free Meals

by Ryan Guina November 10, 2014

Veterans Day is a day to remember and thank military members for their service in the armed forces. As a military veteran, it always humbles me to see the thanks given by so many people on Veterans Day. Though none of us served for recognition, it is nice (and humbling) to be thanked for your […]

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I Joined the Air National Guard

by Ryan Guina August 14, 2014

Last week I joined the Air National Guard. If you aren’t familiar with how the military is structured, the National Guard is part of the military Reserve Corps. It is a reserve component of our military that is often used to fulfill needs at the state level, or augment our active duty military. Some Guard […]

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