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5 Easy Tips for Smoother Tax Prep

If you haven’t done your taxes yet, you’re not alone. According to the Internal Revenue Service, they receive a majority of Americans’ returns the week taxes are due. But with this year’s due ...

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5 Smart Money Moves for New Parents

There’s so much to plan for when expecting a baby. Among them are preparing the birth plan, decorating the nursery and stocking up on supplies. But something many expectant parents overlook are the ...

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5 Things to Do Before You Start a Job Search

Looking for a new job is always an exciting, nerve-wracking process. Whether you are undertaking a job search by choice, or circumstances pushed you into it, there are several things you should do bef...

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Learn these DIY Skills to Save Big

How are you doing on that New Year’s resolution to save more money in 2017? If your savings balance isn’t growing as quickly as you’d like, it’s time to buckle down and get serious. Not sure w...

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How to Set Up a Nursery on a Budget

Welcoming a new baby into your home is one of the most exciting — and expensive — things you will ever do. You wouldn’t dream of skimping on your new baby’s needs, but the cost of furnishing a...

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Save Money on Caring for a New Pet

Having a new pet join the family is always exciting. If you recently had a new cat or dog come into your household, you’re probably figuring out they can be expensive additions to the budget. After ...

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Set Up a Home Gym on a Budget

If you’re among the millions of Americans who have resolved to get fit in the New Year, you might be thinking you need to join a gym to meet that goal. It’s a strategy that can work, but that mont...

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Throw a New Year’s Eve Party on a Budget

Ringing in the New Year surrounded by family and friends is always a fun way to wrap up the holiday season. But by the time December 31 rolls around, most people’s holiday budgets are all but maxed ...

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