LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Tax day is right around the corner and a lot of us are making sure our finances are in order.

As spring arrives, it’s a good time to look at your investments and your credit report.

6 News is here for you with some tips on how to make your tax filing experience a little easier, and how to renew your finances.

One of our major tips is to file your taxes electronically and choose direct deposit. Use the IRS’ free filing system.

Another important step is to double-check everything you file, and make sure there are no mistakes that could come back to bite you later.

For all of our tips, check out the video player above.