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Don’t Let Amazon Become Scam-azon

“There’s something wrong with your Amazon account.” It could be a suspicious purchase, a lost package, or an order they can’t fulfill. If you’ve received one of these calls and hung up, you did the right thing.   Spam calls are running rampant right now from scammers pretending to be companies like Amazon and Apple…
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Five Ways You Can Spring Clean and Make Money

While your idea of fun probably isn’t cleaning out the garage, closets, and kitchen all weekend spring cleaning, as the weather warms up, can be shockingly refreshing. Not to mention, you could also make some money in the process and find some cool stuff. Did you know 78% of people get into spring cleaning every…
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Why Couples Fight Over Money, and How to Prevent It.

A recent survey of nearly 1,000 couples who are married, engaged, or in a relationship found nearly 75% said they had gotten mad at their partner because of a financial decision they made without talking about it first. The majority of those decisions were a big-ticket purchase made without discussing it first. Other financial decisions…
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Expensive car repairs: Fix it or trade it?

Every time your dashboard lights up with a mechanical failure, your mind instantly wonders, “what’s wrong this time?” Your next thought is realizing that you have to decide — repair it or not. Depending on the age of your car, what you paid for your car versus what it’s worth now, and the type of…
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The Stimulus – Round 2

The second round of stimulus checks are on their way, thanks to the signing of the COVID RELATED TAX RELIEF ACT OF 2020 that was signed on December 27. But, since a lot of different amounts and restrictions were thrown around during the negotiations, there are still have a lot of questions about these new…
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Five Ways to Financially Thrive in 2021

The time for “New Year, new me” resolutions is finally here, and we’ve got five — actually attainable — resolutions that you’ll want to keep up with all year long. Read on to find out five ways to make 2021 a financially great year. Learn a new (financial) language Does listening to financial talk sometimes…
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Prepping for Christmas Chaos

The season of holiday shopping is here, and so is the inevitable financial stress— but don’t panic! We’re here to help you conquer the chaos and take control of your finances, so you can give great gifts and feel great about what you spent.   Budget the Day Away The first step for tackling the…
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