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Go Time: 8 of the Best Family Vacations for Spring and Summer

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UPDATED June 13th, 2018 It’s spring! Finally! And while this warmer, sunnier and more cheerful season is a welcomed change from winter for many people across the country, it also comes with its own challenges, like planning the best family…
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It's That Time! 15 Common Mistakes You're Making on Your Taxes

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UPDATED June 14th, 2018  If you haven't filed your taxes yet you're not alone. According to the IRS, 20-25% of Americans wait to file until the last two weeks before the April 18 deadline (this year). Let's face it, even if you're getting…
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Home Improvement Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

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Update June 14th, 2018 April is Home Improvement Month! While it’s great to feel empowered by finishing up a big project at home—whether it’s putting up bookshelves or redecorating the living room—don’t make these common mistakes…
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6 Tips for Home Improvement on a Budget

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UPDATED June 12th, 2018 When someone told me April is National Home Improvement Month, I thought they were joking. A month for home improvement? Really? I figured the idea must have been concocted by Home Depot or Lowe's. But it’s a…
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Flea Market Finds : 7 Tips When Visiting Your Local Flea Market

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UPDATED June 6th, 2018 Summer is the season for nabbing the best flea market finds and there's nothing more exhilarating than discovering hidden treasures. If you don't already have your go-to flea market list, or even if you do, take the…
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How to Throw the Best Garage Sales Your Neighborhood Has Ever Seen

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UPDATED June 5th, 2018 Garage sales are an excellent way to finally get rid of some clutter — those rollerblades that have been in the back of your closet since the 90s perhaps — and make a little money while you're at it. It's also a…
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6 Steps to Creating a Foundation for Wealth

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UPDATED February 27th, 2018 Creating wealth isn’t as hard or complicated as you might think. It’s not so much about how much money you have, it’s more about using knowledge and systems to leverage your money effectively. There are six…
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Quinceañera Money Savers

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UPDATED January 12th, 2018 Having a Quinceañera is a special time, as it commemorates the transition from girl to young woman. The event is usually filled with beautiful gowns, flowers, food, loved ones, and stress about how to pay for…
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How to Limit Your Children's College Debt

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UPDATED January 12th, 2018 College loans are always a long-term burden but, with the current high level of unemployment, they can be a serious nightmare. If your kids are approaching college-age, here are a few secrets to help you…
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Three Little Words that Can Save You Money

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UPDATED November 16th, 2017 There comes a time when you're going to take out a loan. It could be a student loan, car loan, home or home improvement loan. Whichever type you take out, it’s important that you know these three little words…