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Dementia and Money: What Caregivers Should Know

Jun 15, 2021 | 4 minute read

June is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. Gain insight into the important topic of dementia and money management in this quick guide.

If your parent or loved one has Alzheimer’s disease or another...

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Creative Ways to Lower the Cost of College

May 25, 2021 | 6 minute read

Even with endless hours of researching financial aid options and smart school shopping, college costs may still be prohibitive. At these prices, you may expect to make substantial financial...

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6 Simple Money Tips for Single Parents

May 13, 2021 | 4 minute read

As a single parent, you may be solely responsible for the financial well-being of your family. Sometimes, this can feel overwhelming or like a heavy weight to bare.

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Do You Know What to Look for in a Health Savings Account?

May 12, 2021 | 3 minute read

You wouldn’t keep going back to a restaurant if it was just “OK,” right? The food may have satisfied a need, but there are other restaurants out there whipping up tastier, more affordable meals.

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What You Should Know About the Enhanced Child Tax Credit for 2021

May 4, 2021 | 3 minute read

If you have qualifying children under the age of 18, you may be able to claim a child tax credit. (You may also be able to claim a partial credit for certain other dependents who are not...

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Checklist for What to Do When a Loved One Passes

Apr 16, 2021 | 5 minute read

When a loved one passes away, the following days can feel surreal. While you grapple with the emotions a loss brings, there are also legal and personal matters to tend to, such as closing a bank...

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Ready for a Vacation? Learn 5 Ways to Lower the Cost

Apr 13, 2021 | 8 minute read

Many people limited or completely cut travel from their lives during the pandemic. With the COVID-19 vaccine roll out giving Americans a renewed sense of optimism, some are ready to brainstorm...

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Expecting Parents: Here Are 5 Things to Do Before Baby Arrives

Apr 7, 2021 | 5 minute read

So you're about to become a parent. Congratulations! Parenthood may be one of the most rewarding experiences you'll ever have. From getting your finances in order to purchasing a crib, there are a...

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How You Can Take Control of Credit Card Expenses

Mar 17, 2021 | 5 minute read

If you’re on a quest to improve your financial health, it’s important to start by steering clear of poor money habits, especially those related to credit card usage. Despite best efforts, you may...

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A Third Wave of Stimulus Payments Is Coming — Here Are the Answers to Your Most Pressing Questions

Mar 12, 2021 | 8 minute read

President Joe Biden’s $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief package was signed into law March 11th, and with it brings another round of stimulus payments. This comes as 1 in 4 Americans are still...

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