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While you're letting your kids gorge on candy, consider weaving in these lessons in personal finance.
New homeowners can get a leg up on their tax bill, so long as they remember to claim these huge deductions.
With major money changes, come tax changes — and Millennials are often guilty of these common tax-time mix-ups.
A 15-year mortgage is a lot cheaper than a 30-year mortgage. You should probably choose the 30-year loan anyway.
Even the humblest of down payments will eat up a sizable savings account. How can you put together a down payment on a home that won't break you?
You know buying through "rent-to-own" is probably not a great deal. It's much, much worse than that.
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A savings account is meant to be useful, but when it starts costing more than it's worth, look to stash your cash elsewhere.
Did you fritter away the earnings from your after school job? If only you'd saved it instead and let compound interest work its magic.
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You could reach for yield by taking on more risk, or you could suck it up and wait for rates to go up. If you prefer to wait, consider I-Bonds.
It doesn't take any skill at prognostication to make this forecast: Interest rates are heading up. For one thing, they can't go any lower.
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I got a notice from one of my credit cards a bit ago, announcing that they were raising the interest rate. It's only of theoretical interest to me, of course--I use credit cards f
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