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Internet Service Providers Offer Help For Those Wokring/Learning From Home

With the potential of millions of people having to work from home and students being taught via the Internet, many Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are pledging to raise broadband speeds, suspend data caps, and generally make life easier for all
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The IRS Free File Tax System Is Available But Virtually No One Is Using It

More than 14 million Americans with low and moderate incomes likely could have filed their federal taxes for free last year, but they paid for tax preparation instead, according to a new Treasury Department audit
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What You Need To Know Before Filing 2019 Taxes

Now that 2019 is history, our W2 tax forms will soon be arriving as we prepare to file income tax. While last year we faced a lot of changes, this year will be a lot less jarring. There are a few adjustments you should know about, but for the most part, it’s all going to feel very familiar. Single...
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Types Of Student Loan Forgiveness Plans

It isn't cheap to attend college with the average bachelor degree attached with around $30,000 in student loan debt, paying loans back can be a challenge. However there some programs that can have a portion of your balance forgiven. You may qualify for the Public Service Loan Forgiveness program if...
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Are You Considered Middle Class?

There is a lot of talk of the middle class but what does it take to be considered middle class? And for that matter, are you near the top or bottom. An analysis from 2016 revealed that more than a half of Americans are considered to be in the middle based on education and income. 52% were ranked...
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Beware Of The Lifestyle Creep

Getting a raise or landing a new job that pay more than your old one can be an exciting experience. While you'll have more disposable income and more financial stability, it is important for you avoid the lifestyle creep, where what used to be luxuries are now necessities. There’s nothing wrong...
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The Four Steps In Asking For A Raise

Let's face it, you need to earn more money! You haven't received a raise in a while or even a one-time bonus, you may take it upon yourself to ask for a rise. However simply asking for more money is not the way to approach a raise request. There’s formula to follow and experts say if you do this,...
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What Is Your Net Worth?

A recent study found that only 25% of young adults know what they're net worth is and that can lead to some financial troubles down the road. Considering the majority of American have little to no savings it can be an eye-opener for older people too. Simply put, your net worth is is your value...
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Money Can Buy Your Happiness But There Is A Limit

The old saying is that money can't buy you happiness. In reality it can improve your mood but only up to a certain limit. The study shows that $60,000-$75,000 is the ideal individual amount for emotional well-being and $95,000 is the ideal amount for overall satisfaction. That's the sweet spot...
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What Athletes Make Winning In The Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics games are spotlighting the world's best athletes at the Pyeong Chang as we cheer on Team USA to bring home the gold! And the best way to quickly check if you've got gold or pyrite, gold's deceptive cousin, is to give it a quick nibble with your teeth. The soft gold will...
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