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Smart ways spend your tax refund check

Stretching your tax dollars
Posted at 7:16 AM, Mar 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-03-14 17:13:44-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — When you get a large sum of cash, it's easy to spend it fast.

Financial experts say there are ways to stretch your dollar and spend a little on yourself.

In 2018, the average tax refund was about $2,700.

Experts say if you take a little less than half of that amount and invest you could maximize your cash.

If you want to see the benefits from your refund, consider investing, saving for your child's college fund, pay off debts or starting a small business.

Experts say saving just 10% of of your tax refund can set you up for financial success.