How to use your tax return to invest in your home (INFOGRAPHIC)

Feb 22, 2016 at 12:00 p.m. ET
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It's tax time! And you know what that means — if you don't already, you may soon have a sizable chunk of change burning a hole in your pocket if you're on track to get a tax refund. 

Now is the perfect time to consider a few wise ways to invest your refund. That way, you're less tempted to spend it all on something temporal that offers you no tangible benefits in the long run.

Consider your long-term goals. Would it be fun to blow your entire refund on Manolo Blahniks and lotto scratch-offs? Absolutely! And that's certainly your prerogative — but if you're looking for some solid suggestions for other ways to invest your tax refund, check out the following ideas.

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