Smart Saving Tips For New Parents

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So you’re expecting? Congratulations! That bundle of joy on the way will make your life more rewarding … and expensive. But don’t worry. Here are five smart savings tips for new parents so you can break out the cigars without breaking the bank.

Make Those Gifts Matter …keep reading

Money Tips For Newlyweds

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You’ve said your vows and had your honeymoon, now comes the tricky part. How should you share the household costs? How much are you saving for the future? Here are five financial tips to help newlyweds live for richer, not poorer:

1. Make a Budget … and stick …keep reading

How To Get The Most $ For Your Trade-In

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No question: When selling your car, you want to get the most money possible.

You can maximize profits by doing a private sale, but you’ll have to place an ad, let strangers drive your vehicle, haggle over the price and deal with the hassle of transferring money once …keep reading

5 Simple Steps To Avoid Tax Return Fraud

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Tax time worries are the same every year: finding the right paperwork, meeting the deadline. But there’s a troubling threat to tax returns that you should keep in mind.

It’s a form of fraud where identity thieves obtain your personal information, file a phony return, then pocket your …keep reading

Kick-Start Savings During America Saves Week

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In 1975, the average American squirreled away 17% of his take-home pay. In the four decades since, that number has plummeted to 6%, according to the Federal Reserve.

For most, that’s not nearly enough to plan for retirement or cope with a financial emergency, say experts. That’s why …keep reading