50 Power Moves to Improve Your Life

Sure-fire ways to advance your finances, career, small business and lifestyle

  • 4. Have a professional prepare your taxes this season if you’re self-employed, inherited some money, purchased a house (primary or rental), had a child, or experienced some other major life change in 2010.

An expert can save you anywhere between five and 10 times what you pay them for their work. If, for instance, you spend $500 on tax preparation, you could slice $2,500 to $5,000 from your tax bill.