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How to Deduct Your Home Office

If you work at home and don’t claim the home office deduction, you could be flushing money down the toilet. For the self-employed, a home office deduction can save you hundreds of dollars on your taxes. When claiming this deduction, … Continue reading

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Debt Snowball

Before embarking on any debt reduction plan, be sure to save up $1000 as an emergency fund. Once this first step is behind you, it’s time to take a look at your debt repayment plan. One of the most effective … Continue reading

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What to Say When Your Friends, Family Ask For Money

It is commonly said that friendships and money don’t mix, and in most cases that is correct. The simple fact is that money can easily strain any relationship. Many of us at some point have been there — our kids, … Continue reading

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Financial Resolutions For 2019

According to a study from Fidelity Investments, financial New Years resolutions are on the rise. A year ago, approximately 27% of Americans admitted to having a financial resolution for 2018. This year that number is up 5% as a full … Continue reading

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Personal Finance – End-of-the-Year Checklist

Take some time at the end of the year to focus on your finances. Whether your goals are to reduce taxes, or to simply focus more on retirement, now is a great time to get yourself prepared for next year. … Continue reading

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HSA + 401(k): Plan for a Healthy Retirement

A well-known, common retirement savings vehicle is the 401(k). This account allows future retirees to set aside money in a tax-advantaged way to pay for expenses in retirement. But will this 401(k) be enough for most people to pay for … Continue reading

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Best Money Gifts for Kids

As parents, it’s important to help lay a solid foundation for our children, especially when it comes to finances. While you can’t avoid challenges in your child’s life, you can significantly lessen financial stress if you teach them how money … Continue reading

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