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Why College Graduates Are Settling for Minimum Wage Jobs
Apr 22

Why College Graduates Are Settling for Minimum Wage Jobs

Going to college means you’re going to land a high-paying job and make lot of money, right? That is not the case in today’s world. A fair amount of college graduates are settling for minimum wage or low paying jobs.

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Last-Minute Tax Filers Can Begin to See Refunds: 5 Things to Know for the Week
Apr 21

Last-Minute Tax Filers Can Begin to See Refunds: 5 Things to Know for the Week

Tax-season procrastinators who were able to file their returns around April 15 will begin to see their 2013 tax refunds hit their bank accounts. In other news, there’s some commotion in the mobile payment industry.

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Top 5 Bank Videos That Teach You About Finance

Top 5 Bank Videos That Teach You About Finance

April is Financial Literacy Month, and although many Americans have a basic understanding of their personal finances, few have a detailed understanding of things like how to plan for retirement, buy a home, save properly, or what a credit score means.

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Go Green With These Earth Day Freebies & Deals

Go Green With These Earth Day Freebies & Deals

Everyday is a chance to be better for Mother Earth. Take steps to green your everyday life tomorrow on Earth Day.

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Getting Married Soon? 10 Smarter Ways to Spend the Average Wedding Budget

Getting Married Soon? 10 Smarter Ways to Spend the Average Wedding Budget

From a small courthouse ceremony to a 300-person gala, it all adds up. The U.S. wedding industry is a multibillion dollar market. CNN Money reported that the average wedding bill hit $30,000 this year. What has been touted as one of the most important days in a lifetime has turned into one of the most

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Rich Kids & Celebrities: What It Costs to Be Seen At Coachella
Apr 20

Rich Kids & Celebrities: What It Costs to Be Seen At Coachella

Coachella, now the most successful outdoor music festival ever, sprouted from humble beginnings. The first Coachella was held in 1999, just coming off the hype and coverage of Woodstock ‘99.

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Cheers! 7 Ways to Save on the Price of Drinks
Apr 19

Cheers! 7 Ways to Save on the Price of Drinks

Restaurants, airlines, and bars are feeling squeezed because of an increase in the price of limes. According to the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Fruit and Vegetable Retail Report released on April 4, the average advertised price of a lime is about $0.56 at grocery stores — more than double the $0.25 consumers paid

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How My Husband and I Raise Money-Smart Kids
Apr 18

How My Husband and I Raise Money-Smart Kids

This article was written by Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, The Money Coach My husband, Earl, and I have a true partnership in every since of the word. Not only do we work together day-to-day in business – as co-owners of our financial education company, TheMoneyCoach.net LLC – we’re also tasked with the enormous privilege of raising three terrific

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Series I Savings Bonds Beat 1-Year CD Rates

Series I Savings Bonds Beat 1-Year CD Rates

There is a short window in which savers can make their money earn more than the top 1-year CD rate by investing in Series I savings bonds. The latest inflation numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics allow us to determine the upcoming rates for these bonds, and they look tempting.

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How to Finance a Car With Bad Credit

How to Finance a Car With Bad Credit

It may seem impossible to finance a vehicle when you have bad credit, but there are a few options available to you.

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