How to call the IRS and reach a real person

by Elisabeth Buchwald During the past couple of tax seasons, it was notoriously hard to reach an actual human at the Internal Revenue Service.  Nearly everyone who tried to reach the agency over the phone ran into some sort of glitch in 2022, with only 13% of callers reaching an IRS employee, according to the National Taxpayer Advocate’s report to Congress. But thatContinue reading “How to call the IRS and reach a real person”

The way the IRS operates is about to undergo a major change. Here’s what that means for you

View of the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) building in Washington, DC, on January 24, 2023. STEFANI REYNOLDS, AFP via Getty Images

Career Cheat Codes I Know at 36 That I Wish I Knew at 26

by Tim Denning Your career grows when you start taking the opportunities you’re not qualified for. I got trapped in a finance career like a caged lion. Then through a bizarre series of events, I invented my own job. This led me to get access to uncommon opportunities and build an online business that eventually replaced myContinue reading “Career Cheat Codes I Know at 36 That I Wish I Knew at 26”

The 14 Things in Your Bathroom You Should Get Rid of Immediately

by Kelsey Ogletree For many people, the bathroom becomes a place where you store (or stuff) your personal care items into any available space. Yet that’s not always the best solution, as clutter in there—like in any space—can detract from your overall sense of well-being and cause unnecessary stress. Chances are, you’re storing items thatContinue reading “The 14 Things in Your Bathroom You Should Get Rid of Immediately”

How to Succeed as a New Writer

by Darius Foroux Writing must come from the heart I started my blog as an independent new writer in 2015. Over the years, I’ve published over 400 articles, 7 books, and 7 online courses. There have been frustrations and challenges along the way. But I’ve learned that new writers have a better chance of successContinue reading “How to Succeed as a New Writer”