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The best way to protect your money when you die

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Not all wills are alike; there are actually four main kinds and one of them is right for you. Sure, writing a will can be an …

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Is money tight? This type of loan may be for you

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The past two years have certainly brought hardship to many people. The financial hardships many people have faced due to the pandemic may be difficult to …

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9 ways to lower your tax bill

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Taxes can be a nuisance—and many people would prefer to pay as little tax as possible. While it’s not likely you can entirely avoid paying taxes, …

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Investment tax rules every investor should know

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Investing can feel like a steep learning curve. In addition to having a clear grasp of types of investment vehicles available and understanding the role investments …

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New to investing? Know these tax basics

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Taxes on investment income can be confusing, especially since there are several ways investment income is taxed. An investor may be familiar with capital gains taxes—the …

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Here’s how to pay for that engagement ring

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  A ring can be a significant investment. And often it’s only the beginning of wedding expenses, as you consider a future as a couple. That’s …

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Why college is not for everyone

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  While college is a good option for many people, it isn’t for everyone — and not going to a four year college doesn’t mean you …

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Refinancing a car with high mileage

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  As prices for used and new cars skyrocket, you may be wondering how to get the most value from your current vehicle. One option you …

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9 ways to pay for IVF treatment

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Couples who are finding it hard to get pregnant can often feel isolated while they’re going through this difficult experience. But struggling with fertility is actually …

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The complete guide to out of state tuition

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When you’re considering colleges, admissions rates can seem like your biggest hurdle. But as acceptances roll in and you begin to look at tuition rates, you …

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What Biden’s new undersecretary of education means for student loans?

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College student loan reform was a huge platform for Joe Biden’s campaign. But once Biden became president, the question became: How will the new administration tackle …

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Average student loan debt by profession

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What do a doctor, a lawyer, and a dentist have in common? It sounds like the setup to a joke, but the punchline is anything but …

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How to prepare for the end of federal student loan relief

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For people waiting to know President Joe Biden’s plans for student debt, his first speech before a joint session of Congress was a letdown. While he …

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Wells Fargo no longer offers private student loans

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In January 2021, Wells Fargo announced that the company was exiting the student loan business and selling and transitioning current loans to a new servicer, Firstmark …

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What is a W-2?

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A W-2 is a form filed by an employer that shows compensation paid and amounts withheld from an employee’s paycheck. Compensation includes wages, tips, and other …

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The state of student loans: What borrowers and future borrowers want to know

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President Joe Biden ran his campaign on a platform that included strong student loan reform promises. After he was officially sworn in as the 46th President of the …

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Should you invest with friends?

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Investing with friends might seem like an intriguing concept. Instead of being the sole decision-maker, you can share financial and knowledge-based resources to come up with …

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IRS changes for 2020 taxes

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Please note: This article provides general background information only and is not intended to serve as tax advice or as a substitute for legal counsel. You …

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What to know about a market sell-off

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Often, the word sell-off is used in conjunction with market volatility, but you may wonder what, exactly it means, especially when it comes to your money. …

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Can the president cancel student loan debt?

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Can the president unilaterally cancel student debt? Such sweeping federal student loan reform has not yet happened via an executive order.

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5 ways to experience the national parks on a budget

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If you’re looking for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation that gives you amazing memories, plenty of Instagram-worthy moments and the ability to DIY a trip based on your …

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Top tips for saving money on childcare

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If there’s a universal truth to childcare, it is that kids are expensive. Whether you choose a nanny, daycare or are just looking for a babysitter for an …