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How do you teach money lessons to kids with no money? Pay them

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When Dan LaSalle began teaching, he noticed his high school students struggled with money. “A lot of personal finance ideas have immediate appeal for people who …

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11 Father’s Day deals & discounts to help you celebrate Dad

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Father’s Day is Sunday. If you don’t have plans to celebrate Dad yet, now is the time to start making them. Luckily, we’re here to help. …

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4 things to do if you broke your budget

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Living on a budget can be difficult. While it’s a great way to monitor your financial health, going over your allocated spending month after month can …

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The quest for a healthy burger: Amazing veggie burgers in every state

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Burgers are lauded as an American classic, a perfect meal for a summer BBQ or trip to your local diner. May is National Hamburger Month — …

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50 things mom can get for free on Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is right around the corner on May 12. If you don’t have any plans to spoil your mom yet, now may be the time …

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50 freebies for teachers

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Teachers have a tough job and even tougher salary to budget on. Luckily, there are a host of freebies and discounts available to educators and their …

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A hot job market awaits new grads. Who’s hiring?

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This year’s college graduates are entering one of the best job markets in years, according to a recent survey. Employers say they plan to hire 10.7% …

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How to get your finances ready for a new baby

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Preparing for a child can be a financially daunting task. It costs an estimated $233,610 to raise a child to age 17, according to the U.S. …

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How to avoid the 7 deadly sins of money

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Are you a savings saint or a spending sinner? Emotion plays a huge role in how we deal with money, and we tend to fall into …

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The danger of risk-free trials

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You’ve probably seen it before: A photo of a celebrity online, touting an intriguing new product — a ‘miracle tea’ that helps you shed weight quickly, …

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The best & worst states to raise a family

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You want the best for your child. When deciding on a place to live, you’ll probably be looking at things like affordability, safety and education — …

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Is the 50/30/20 budget the best plan for your money?

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Not everyone likes to budget. In fact, only two in five Americans say they keep a budget, according to a 2018 study done by the National …

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Budgeting for a retirement home for your parents

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People are living longer than ever, thanks to modern medicine and advances in technology. By 2050, one-fifth of the U.S. population will be 65 and older, …

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How to find out if you have an unclaimed tax return

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If you haven’t filed your 2015 tax returns, you may be leaving money on the table. The IRS estimates there is $1.4 billion in unclaimed income …

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The least affordable places to live in America

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Housing is typically one of our biggest expenses, but it’s a good idea to not let it eat up too much of your income. The median …

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50 free things you can get this spring

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Spring is just about here and with it comes warmer weather and another season’s worth of freebies! The first official day of spring is March 20 …

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The best (& worst) states for women to work

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Women make up more than half of the U.S. population, but by various measures, they still don’t have their fair share. More than 1 in 7 …

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This is the best way to ask for a raise

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There may be times in your career where you think you deserve a raise. But it’s not always obvious when (or how) you should ask for …

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Should you go digital with all your money?

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Humans have continuously been finding new ways to pay for things. This began in prehistoric times, with bartering and trading. Eventually, humans turned precious metals like …

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Should you go solar to save on electricity?

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The cost of electricity is going up. The Energy Information Administration projects the average cost of electricity will be 13.45 cents per kilowatt hour in 2020, …

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Amazing local breakfast spots in every state

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Whether you are looking for a hot scone or a plate full of eggs and bacon, a breakfast place is the perfect spot for a hearty …

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One way to save your food budget: Ditch the food

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Finding the time to cook healthy meals can be tough — often, you find yourself at work hungry without many nutritional options around you. It can …

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The 10 states that added the most small businesses

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When you think of American companies, Amazon, Apple or Google likely come to mind. But the vast majority of the companies in America are small businesses. …

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Why you may be getting a smaller tax refund this year

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Filing your taxes is not fun — in fact, it can be pretty painful. This year may be more painful than others. Across the country, Americans …

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The money move that could end your relationship

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Valentine’s Day is all about romance. Many couples spend the holiday showing their appreciation for each other, sharing candy, flowers and other (typically heart-shaped) gifts. But …

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How to hit ‘decline’ on spam calls once and for all

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It’s likely happened to you before. A number you’ve never seen pops up on your phone. You answer: It’s the IRS accusing you of tax fraud. …

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Paid time off & layoffs: Understanding your employee rights

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Last week, Buzzfeed announced it was laying off around 200 employees. This week, the digital media company came under fire for refusing to pay these workers …

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Should you be worried about your car getting hacked?

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Cars are getting more high-tech. You can now buy a car that has Wi-Fi, night vision and can park by itself. But there’s a growing fear …

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The innocent mistake you can make when applying for a credit card

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Getting a credit card is an important financial step. It can help you build credit, which can affect insurance premiums and loan approvals. It can also …

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Jeff Bezos should have gotten a prenup & why you should too

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The richest couple in the world is a couple no more. Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon and the richest man in the world, announced he …