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5 Tax Myths That Can Cost You Cash
Apr 13

5 Tax Myths That Can Cost You Cash

The Six Biggest Misconceptions About Bitcoin How To Use Your Roth IRA As An Emergency Fund Why The IRS Blocked Refund Anticipation Loans Tax deadline day – April 15, 2014, is just about to hit American taxpayers. If you haven’t filed yet, try not to rush (too much) through the process. That’s where you can make

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5 Budgeting Lessons Learned From Frugal Weddings
Apr 12

5 Budgeting Lessons Learned From Frugal Weddings

For frugal-minded couples, a wedding can be a real financial challenge. There’s family to please and expectations to meet. During the planning process, you can expect your guest list to exponentially grow, your budget to inflate and have all sorts of unsolicited advice thrown your way.

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From Limes to Beef: What You’re Paying More for, Right Now
Apr 11

From Limes to Beef: What You’re Paying More for, Right Now

News outlets like to forecast products that might increase in the year ahead, but not many follow up to see whether the prices have really gone up. At the beginning of the year, MyBankTracker predicted that you’d be paying more for several items, including homes, cars, and health coverage. Have those price increases actually happened?

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3 Dumb Ways to Borrow Money

3 Dumb Ways to Borrow Money

Money — everyone needs it, but not everyone has it.

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6 Things a Bitcoin Millionaire Would Probably Buy

6 Things a Bitcoin Millionaire Would Probably Buy

Whether you are for or against digital currency, there is no denying that Bitcoin is making headlines. Created in 2009, Bitcoin is becoming a preferred choice of currency. There is no bank to go through, no transaction fees, and your purchase remains anonymous.

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How I Bought My First House on Foreclosure: Part One

How I Bought My First House on Foreclosure: Part One

Shirley Pulawski is a freelance writer for MyBankTracker.com who bought a house on foreclosure in Buffalo, NY back in 2000 and has written about buying foreclosure properties. This multi-part series chronicles her experience with buying, fixing, renting, and eventually selling the house for three times her costs in 2003. I’m a bargain hound. I’m the

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Get Your Tax Day Freebies and Deals 2014 (Updated)
Apr 10

Get Your Tax Day Freebies and Deals 2014 (Updated)

Here is our updated list of Tax Day freebies, deals and discount of 2014! We’ve compiled the most extensive list out there. Check them out before it’s too late!  It’s that time of year again — get your Tax Day freebies, deals and discounts! Although it’s still about a week until we actually hit Tax

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5 Unusual Ways to Gamble Online: Would You ‘Buy’ a Celebrity?

5 Unusual Ways to Gamble Online: Would You ‘Buy’ a Celebrity?

Online gambling enthusiasts might need to find a new way to get their betting fix with lawmakers pushing for a ban. Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) and Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) recently introduced a bill banning all forms of Internet gambling.

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Pact App Review: Earn Cash for Successfully Completing Your Diet

Pact App Review: Earn Cash for Successfully Completing Your Diet

What motivates you to maintain a healthy diet and exercise regimen? Getting ready for a trip, a wedding or decreasing doctors visits are among the most common reasons for weight loss. However, weight loss resolutions and goals are among the hardest to keep.

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How the IRS Sees Your Side Gig: What You Should Know

How the IRS Sees Your Side Gig: What You Should Know

Making extra money by putting skills and talents to use on the side has become a staple form of extra income for many Americans as we crawl out of the recession. Many Americans also have hobbies which earn them extra income every now and then, but in the eyes of the IRS, what is the

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