The biggest boost towards growing the Egglestons' income is an unexpected gift from Uncle Sam—a whopping $4,021 income tax return! Instead of using part of the return to pay off bills and saving the rest, the Egglestons use their refund to pay off five credit cards.
That's not all! The Egglestons' Debt Diet coach David Bach says by correcting an error on their 2003 taxes and refiling that return with the IRS, the Egglestons will receive another $844 tax refund! David says if you choose to have an accountant do your taxes, bring your tax returns from the past three years—you may have extra money coming to you!