From around the web:
There’s one official month left of tax season. Check out these tax breaks and see if you qualify for any before filing.
If you’re a high earner who yearns for the post-tax benefits of a Roth IRA, there may be a backdoor option for you.
Why We are Not Really All Doomed (Mr. Money Mustache)
One of our favorite early retirement bloggers explains why sound, long-term investing principles is the perfect antidote for catastrophic thinking.
Mars, Venus and the Handling of Money (New York Times)
Betterment’s own MP Dunleavey wrote this essay about how men and women approach money management. Financial advisors and customers alike can benefit from her wisdom.
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