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5 Great Children’s Books That Instill Money Lessons
Apr 17

5 Great Children’s Books That Instill Money Lessons

They say it takes a village to raise a child — but how many does it take to raise an educated, grateful, and charitable one? Good parenting practices differ from family to family, but one value many parents want to instill in their children is financial literacy.

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Guide: How to Save on Expensive Funeral Costs

Guide: How to Save on Expensive Funeral Costs

When a loved one dies, family members and close friends are left to pick up the pieces and plan a funeral. With emotions running high, important decisions must be made about how to lay a loved one to rest. What type of funeral should it be? Where should you bury your loved one? How many

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Credit Scores Between 600 and 650: What Can It Get You?

Credit Scores Between 600 and 650: What Can It Get You?

The unique thing about a credit score that falls between 600 and 650 is that it can put you in one of two major credit brackets. Your credit can either be considered “bad” or “fair,” which means you may be limited on what types of loans you qualify for or whether or not you can

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I Didn’t File Taxes, Now What?
Apr 16

I Didn’t File Taxes, Now What?

April 15 has come and gone, but if you didn’t file your tax bill, all is not lost, even if you think you will owe taxes. Take a deep breath and learn what you can do next to avoid serious consequences if you didn’t file your taxes by the April 15 deadline.

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10 Money Scams Aimed at Senior Citizens
Apr 15

10 Money Scams Aimed at Senior Citizens

The older people get, the more vulnerable they become to fraud. According to the Federal Bureau Investigation, people who grew up in the ‘30s, ‘40s and ‘50s were generally raised to be polite and trusting — making them appealing targets for scammers. Elder abuse is an understudied subject and national statistics on crimes against seniors

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2014 Tax Season Deadline Looms: 5 Things to Know for the Week

2014 Tax Season Deadline Looms: 5 Things to Know for the Week

It’s crunch time for people who are participating in the last-minute dash to file their tax returns. To them, nothing is more important than avoiding the wrath of the IRS. But for those who are resting easy because they already filed their tax returns, here some other news to look forward to this week.

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Expecting a Tax Refund? Don’t Worry About Missing the Filing Deadline

Expecting a Tax Refund? Don’t Worry About Missing the Filing Deadline

Tax Day has come and it’s no surprise that today happens to be one of the busiest days of the tax season. But, if you are expecting to receive a tax refund this year, you don’t have to join the other procrastinating taxpayers who rushing in their tax returns.

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Filing for a Tax Extension? What You Should Know

Filing for a Tax Extension? What You Should Know

April 15 is the deadline for filing your federal income tax return — which means it’s time to get moving, procrastinators. While time is ticking for you to complete your taxes, don’t get so caught up trying to file, that you make a mistake! That will only cause a bigger headache down the line. Follow

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10 Big Celebrity Tippers
Apr 14

10 Big Celebrity Tippers

Nothing hurts more than being stiffed by a celebrity, which is why these stars make sure that the people who take care of them, are taken care of too — what better way to show their appreciation than by leaving a very generous tip?

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The Money Coach Answers Your Burning Financial Questions

The Money Coach Answers Your Burning Financial Questions

MyBankTracker and Lynnette Khalfani-Cox, better known as The Money Coach, have joined forces for Financial Literacy Month. Reaching out on social media, readers sent in their burning financial questions.  And, The Money Coach has answered the top ten financial questions ranging from buying your first car to investments.

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