Tips to make your tax refund go further

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Saving money is kind of like eating a healthy diet. You know you should do more of it, but it's hard to resist making spur of the moment choices that make you happier now but worse off later. A tax refund marks a great chance to set yourself in a better position for the future. Business coach Marquita Miller stopped by FOX 4 Thursday with some great ways to make sure your money continues to work for you.

Marquita's tips are:

-create an emergency fund
-send it to savings
-pay off debt
-fund your retirement
-seed the college fund
-kickstart your career
-prepay your mortgage