Archive for the '2 – Money Related News' Category

Participate in Earth Day Events

April 20th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


Find Earth Day events and volunteer opportunities where you live. Get ideas on how to help protect the environment throughout the year.

Check Tax Refund Status

April 18th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


If you’re awaiting a federal tax refund, check the status online. Enter your Social Security number, filing status, and the exact refund amount.

Prepare for Weather Emergencies

April 18th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


Severe weather can occur suddenly. Learn what to do in the event of a tornado, hurricane, flood, and other types of weather emergencies.

Request an Extension to File Your Tax Return

April 16th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


Here’s how to request an extension if you won’t be ready by the April 15 deadline.

How to Report Tips Related to the Boston Explosions

April 15th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


If you have any information or visual images related to the explosions, please contact the FBI by e-mailing boston@ic.fbi.gov or calling 1-800-CALL-FBI (prompt #3). No piece of information or detail is too small.

Avoid Common Tax Errors

April 9th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


Mistakes on your taxes can delay the process, including the time it takes to get a refund. Be sure to check your return for common errors.

How to Recognize and Prevent Human Trafficking

April 9th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


There are at least 21 million people around the world exploited in conditions of modern slavery. Human trafficking affects most countries, including the United States.

Request an Extension to File Your Tax Return

April 9th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


Here’s how to request an extension if you won’t be ready by the April 15 deadline.

Retirement Planning Week

April 7th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


Order a free packet of retirement planning publications. You’ll get information to help you prepare your finances and consider how much longer you should work.

State Laws on Distracted Driving

April 7th, 2013 by ConsumerBob


Texting while driving is against the law in most U.S. states. You can be pulled over and ticketed for it. Some states also ban cell phone use. Know the law and get the facts about the dangers of distracted driving.