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Business Management

Tips for Starting a Small Business
The 23 million small businesses in this country are responsible for 54 percent of all U.S....
Six Tax Tips for Small-Business Owners
There are 23 million small businesses in America, according to the U.S. Small Business...

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College Savings

Financing a Return to College
You've advanced on the job, but you think that finishing or enhancing your college degree would...
College Student Budgeting 101
How to Make Sure Spending Money Lasts through the School Year College students are heading back...

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Credit and Debt Management

Make a Rewarding Credit Card Choice
You're ready to sign up for a new credit card that seems to promise a host of appealing rewards....
Pump Up Your Credit Score
Are you looking for a way to lower the interest you pay on a mortgage, car loan, credit card...

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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

Nine Ways to Trim Your Back-to-School Budget
The National Retail Federation predicts that combined spending for back-to-school and college is...
Your Midyear Financial Tune Up
Did you make smart resolutions at the beginning of the year, such as getting your finances in...

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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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