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The Washington Post

Check your paycheck — you might be getting too much money

By Michelle Singletary

“It’s important to adjust your W-4 for any over- or under-withholding to get closer to the break-even point,” said Eric Bronnenkant, head of taxes for the online financial adviser Betterment.

Your goal should not be to get a fat check from the federal government year after year. If you do, you’ll just be letting Uncle Sam hold your money interest-free. Surely you can do a better job of putting that cash to good use. Got debt? That’s one place to start.

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This article originally published February 13th, 2018 on The Washington Post

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