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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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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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Student Loans: Tips and Advice

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UPDATED February 22th, 2018 There are 1.8 million Latino students in college according to a new study recently released by the Pew Hispanic Center. The blogosphere is abuzz with good feelings about how these students are building good…
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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…
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An Emergency Account: The Most Important $500 of Your Life

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UPDATED November 15th, 2017 Everyone needs to have an Emergency Account with at least $500 in it to deal with the various little emergencies that spring up. No matter how well you plan or how organized you may be, life is unpredictable. Something…
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How to Invest in Stocks: A Beginner’s Guide

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If the very words “how to invest in stocks” give you hives because you have no idea how the stock market works or what it means, you’re not alone. In fact, you’re in good company. According to a new Capital One ShareBuilder survey…

13 Reasons to Hire a Bookkeeper, Like Right Now

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When you're self-employed, or running a small business, bookkeeping is probably not at the top of your list. Bookkeeping is one of those tasks that seems pretty basic on a small scale but you'll be amazed by how much more efficiently and smoothly…
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8 Tips on How to Raise Credit Score Right Now

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When it comes to your finances and things like how to raise credit score, there are a lot of opportunities to be confused, and quite frankly, overwhelmed. And while it can seem easier to just ignore what you don’t know and assume your money…