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Simple Steps for Smart Spending

  These days, people are thinking more about how to make smarter decisions with their spending. In fact, simple spending cut-backs can mean a huge difference to your family's bank account. Get back to the basics of what you really need, and you'll eliminate unnecessary spending and stress, while keeping more... Read More

IRS Free File Tax Preparation Assistance

  Going to college; getting your first job; moving into your own place... To these rites of passage add one more: doing your own taxes. It’s not as scary as you might think because there’s help available. It’s called Free File, and it’s offered exclusively from the IRS in partnership with nearly... Read More

Wells Fargo Hosting Foreclosure Prevention Seminars

  Wells Fargo & Company is hosting a free Home Preservation Workshop for metro Atlanta Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Wells Fargo Financial, and Wells Fargo Home Equity customers facing financial hardships. Wells Fargo has invited nearly 9,000 mortgage customers to the free workshop which will be held on Wednesday, September 19,... Read More

How Online Reviews Help Make Purchase Decisions

Sometimes being first isn't the best idea, advises Steve J. Bernas, president and CEO of the Better Business Bureau serving Chicago and northern Illinois. According to Bernas, smart shoppers should refer to the vast collection of online reviews covering everything from hotel rooms to car dealerships. "No one should make a... Read More

How to save money on taxes

  How to save money Each of the approximately 20 private-sector partners tailor their offerings based on criteria such as income, age or state residency. If you need help finding a Free File match, just select the “get help finding a Free File company” as your option. Simply enter a little information... Read More

Put Kids on the Right Path with Money Lessons

    Piggy Banks for kids (Family Features) From the time children drop their first few coins into a piggy bank, they are ready to learn about setting savings goals and making smart spending decisions. While kids may struggle with giving up a candy bar today in order to save for a video...

Financial Planning Helps Manage Student Debt

  (Family Features) In an increasingly competitive global market, education is becoming more important. But many families find the cost of education to be outside their grasp. According to a study commissioned by the US Department of Education, from the 2001-02 to the 2010-11 academic year, the cost of attending a...

Ten Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2011

There are people who rely upon the fact Lady Justice is supposed to be blind. A lawsuit by a kidnapper against his victims for not helping him evade police tops the U.S. Chamber Institute for Legal Reform’s (ILR) survey of the Top Ten Most Ridiculous Lawsuits of 2011. “While these lawsuits...

Tax Classes Can Save You Money And Get You A Job

  Taxpayers resolving to save more on their taxes in 2012 or make a new career move can learn to prepare taxes during Liberty Tax’s free January “Rapid Tax Classes.” No prior tax experience is necessary to register and take the class. Liberty Tax Service strives to help their students learn more...

Is Your Retirement Plan Ripping You Off?

Two newly revised books; Stop the Investing Rip-off: How to Avoid Being a Victim and Make More Money, and Stop the Retirement Rip-off: How to Keep More of Your Money for Retirement, offer advice on how to minimize the costs associated with accumulating your retirement fund. As you make your New...

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