12 Fresh Home Buys to Blow Your Tax Refund On
If filing taxes each year feels more like pulling teeth than like doing light financial housekeeping, the silver lining comes in the form of a healthy check once tax refunds start rolling in. While your accountant may be recommending you stash this newfound wealth away in a high-yield savings account or put it toward a 401(k), we know there's something to be said for treating yourself to a small reward for a productive year (and an even more prolific tax season). It might be tempting to splurge on the latest It bag or jet off somewhere exotic, but we believe that no purchase can give you long-term enjoyment quite as much as dropping cash on your home.
For a lucky few, tax refund sums fall north of $3000, but even the smallest sum can be reinvested in bettering your personal space. Investing in your sleep, organization systems, bathroom essentials, or even outdoor space can make you more well-rested, more productive, and happier. Whether you received a check for $50 or $5000, we never fall short of ideas on how to spend your well-deserved dollars. Consider this an investment in becoming a better you—these home upgrades have a high ROI on your health, happiness, and productivity.
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