Finance & Money Infographics

The Ins and Outs of E-Filing Your Tax Return

The Ins and Outs of E-Filing Your Tax Return

Today marks the “official” start of the 2012 tax season as the Internal Revenue Service begins accepting electronically filed tax returns. What’s so great about e-filing? This infographic from H&R Block explores the benefits of e-filing your income tax return.

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Bill Gates Is Better Than Batman

Bill Gates has accumulated a tremendous amount of wealth in his lifetime. He has also given alot of it away, for the good. His philanthropic work has helped to eradicate polio internationally as well as improve the U.S. education system, saving 5 million lives and counting. This infographic from Frugal Dad proves beyond a shadow of a doubt that Bill Gates is a better super hero than Batman.

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3 Key Questions About U.S. Debt

Fisher Investments presents a visual depiction of the current state of the United States debt including who owns it, and answers the questions in many investors minds – can we afford it and is there too much of it?

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Debt Consolidation to Bankruptcy: Steps To Take

Have your credit cards reached their limit? Do you pay only the minimum due or less on any of your credit cards each month? The infographic below explores the answers and options to these and other questions and will help one determine that if need be, should they go the rout e of debt consolidation or bankruptcy.

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All The World’s Gold

Ever since our economy began going down several years ago, gold has been a hot topic of discussion. Have you ever wondered how much we have and what the future looks like for it? This infographic gives us a better perspective of the logistics of gold and what is in store for us.

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The “Rent To Own” Vicious Cycle

Barnardo’s recently released a report showing just how much more it costs to use “Rent to Own” options for everyday appliances. Consumers are finding themselves paying up to three times the amount for necessary household items like fridges and washing machines. The following infographic reveals the facts or “renting to own.”

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A Guide to Child Tax Benefits

The Child Tax Credit was extended until 2012 and you may be able to reduce your federal income tax by up to $1,000 for each qualifying child. Check out this Child Tax Benefit Infographic to see if you qualify for this and other tax deductions and credits.

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Holiday Consumerism

Did Black Friday and Cyber Monday stimulate the economy or just put us all in more debt? The holiday season usually means a huge dip in your checking account, but this new infographic offers new gift ideas that won’t leave you begging for change on the corner.

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Your Credit Score and Why It Matters

Your credit scores is essentially a summary of how well you pay your bills, how likely you are to pay loans back, and how much credit you can receive.This Infographic provides details on what can affect your credit score positively or negatively.

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Planning For Retirement (When I’m 64)

Baby boomers, who account for nearly 1/4 of Americans, are getting close to retirement age. The U.S. population age 45 and older is growing 18 times faster than the younger generation. This Infographic shows some of the best retirement options in today’s economy for those on the brink of clocking out of the workforce.

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