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Business Management

Six Tax Tips for Small-Business Owners
There are 23 million small businesses in America, according to the U.S. Small Business...
Growing Your Small Business
According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, the nation’s 23 million small...

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College Savings

College Student Budgeting 101
How to Make Sure Spending Money Lasts through the School Year College students are heading back...
Don't Get Swamped by Student Loan Debt
As students prepare to head back to the books, college planning is on the minds of many families.

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Credit and Debt Management

Pump Up Your Credit Score
Are you looking for a way to lower the interest you pay on a mortgage, car loan, credit card...
Life After Bankruptcy: Get Your Credit and Finances Back on Track
More than 600,000 bankruptcy cases were filed in the first half of 2012. If you were one of...

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Homeownership and Mortgage

Identity Theft

Taxpayer Identity Theft on the Rise
Taxpayer identity theft continues to increase in the United States. In 2012, there were 1.8...
Protecting Seniors from Fraud
Every September, we honor our grandparents with National Grandparent's Day. As this holiday...

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Deciphering Health Insurance Requirements
You can't put it off any longer: As of Jan. 1, 2014, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) requires all...
Personal Life Insurance: Sorting Through the Choices
The decision of whether or not to purchase life insurance is one that should not be taken...

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Personal Finance

Take Control of Holiday Spending
What are your holiday shopping plans this year? American retail spending during the holidays...
Don't Make These Five Online Shopping Mistakes
Online spending in the United States is expected to hit $370 billion by 2017, up from $262...

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Retirement Savings and Management

Five Ways to Set Yourself Up for a Secure Retirement
About 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day until around 2030. If you're part of that group...
Retirement Road Blocks for Baby Boomers
From now until 2030, about 10,000 baby boomers will turn 65 every day, according to the Pew...

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Putting Miscellaneous Deductions to Work
If you are getting ready to file your tax return, make sure you have claimed all the deductions...
Do's and Don'ts for Paying Your Tax Bill
About three-quarters of individual taxpayers received refunds last year, according to IRS...

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