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Monday marked the last day that most people could files their taxes.

Assuming you've met the deadline and you'll be getting money back, what are you going to do with your return?


Whether you save it, invest it or spend it, University of Minnesota Extension educator Rosemary Heins said there is one thing you should do before cashing that check.

"The best way to use the money is to have a plan for figuring out where the money is needed the most," she said.

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Sarah Gorvin
Sarah Gorvin has been with the Republican Eagle for two years and covers education, business and crime and courts. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities in 2010 with a  journalism degree.