Now that tax season is over, you should reassess your personal allowances. If you received a large refund, you can probably increase your allowances so that less tax is withheld each pay period and your paycheck is bigger. The W-4 is a form which dictates how much is withheld from each paycheck. We will discuss this form and explain how to adjust your allowances below.
So after paying down your student loans, contributing at least the minimum for the company match in your 401k, stashing away money you absolutely cannot afford to lose, you find yourself with some extra money each month. You may want to take some additional risk with that cash and make it work for you.
Over the next few weeks, we will be sharing some tips to get you started in the investing world. To start, we will help you determine how risky you want your investments to be.