Banking and Tax Expert
Amanda Dixon is a personal finance writer and editor with an expertise in taxes and banking. She studied journalism and sociology at the University of Georgia. Her work has been featured in Business Insider, AOL, Bankrate, The Huffington Post, Fox Business News, Mashable and CBS News. Born and raised in metro Atlanta, Amanda currently lives in Brooklyn.
Posts by Amanda Dixon:
Meeting deadlines can be tough, especially when you have a lot on your plate. If you won’t have time to file your 2020 taxes – by the May 17, 2021, deadline – you don’t have to worry about the IRS coming after you. As long as you apply for a tax extension, you’ll have some extra time to submit your income tax return. Here’s our guide to Form 4868, the tax document you’ll need to file for an automatic extension. A financial advisor could help optimize your tax strategy for your financial needs and goals. Find a financial advisor today. Read more
Elections tend to focus on a number of social and economic concerns. One topic that has come up time and time again over the years is the issue of voter fraud. While some people believe it has the ability to negatively affect elections, others dismiss it as a mere myth. If you’re not sure which side to believe, we’ll explain what voter fraud is and why some say it’s a real problem. Read more
Living with a roommate in college can be tough. And if you thought those days ended when you graduated, think again. As rental prices rise at an alarming rate, renters in some cities are forced into communal living situations. Depending on where you live, sharing an apartment with a roommate might make the most sense, particularly when thinking about your short-term financial circumstances. Read more
Convincing politicians on both sides of the aisle to agree on anything can be a daunting task. Conservatives and liberals have opposing viewpoints on everything from immigration to healthcare and… Read more
Consumers are expected to spend $75.8 billion in 2016 while preparing for their kids to go back to grade school and college, according to the National Retail Federation. Even if you’re prepared to… Read more