Teach Your Kids to Soar with Money

The first step to teaching you kids about money is talking about money. “The most effective way to teach is by having frequent discussions and don’t ever lecture,” said Ted Beck, president and chief executive of the National Endowment for Financial Education, in a recent Wall Street Journal article. “Look for teachable moments and always be…

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The Do’s and Don’t of Taxes

While the IRS claims that anyone with knowledge of high school mathematics (and an afternoon to kill) can do their own taxes, the hurdles to filling out a tax form are many. Let’s take a look at some of the most common pitfalls that people make while preparing their own tax returns and how you…

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Valentine’s on a Dime

Spring may be far away, but love is still in the air. It’s almost St. Valentine’s Day, and that means it’s time to start planning something magical for that special someone in your life. How can you show someone you care without breaking the bank? Here are five low-cost Valentine’s dates you can use to…

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