Preparing for a Renovation

Becoming a homeowner is a major milestone. There’s a thrill in owning your own place, and you’ve got a new, large investment to maintain. A successful homeowner is one who can perfectly balance that new freedom and responsibility. With responsibility, means upkeep. Here are some helpful hints on small touches that you can do to…

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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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