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Changes In How You Can Spend Your FSA/HSA Funds

Now you can use youyr flexible spending account (FSA) to purchase over-the-counter medications without a prescription, as well as menstrual care products, including pads, tampons, cups and liners.
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Conserve Energy Without Altering Your Lifestyle

Combat the run on your cash with some tips on reducing your energy bill without sacrificing your lifestyle
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Prepare Your Pet For Daylight Saving Time

While humans understand the time chage, our pets do not know that their schedule is about to be an hour off.
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Mistakes To Avoid With A Child's Allowance

Around two-thirds of parents give their children an allowance averaging about $30 a week. Most parents believe that an allowance should, at least in part, be earned with the average chore work of 5.3 hours a week earning a tidy $6.11 an hour. More than half of parents give an allowance to teach...
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Yes, You Will Need To Invest Money If You Want To Grow Your Net Worth

We all have the dream of striking it rich and not having to worry about money ever again. The reality is for most, working a job and saving money is how you plan for the future. But saving money will only get you so far in growing your net worth. You'll need to invest a portion of your money is you...
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The Strange Effects Of Daylight Saving Time (DST)

Prepare for it now. Daylight saving time starts this Sunday, which not only means we lose an hour of weekend (and sleep) but strange things happen. The likelihood that you'll spend more money in the first Monday of Daylight Saving Time (DST) was proven in a 2016 study comparing spending habits in...
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Create Big Savings Using The $5 System

Putting money into a savings account can be tough when paychecks are squeezed for every cent. However there is one brilliant and very easy method that will add funds in to your account. Here it is: Take every $5 bill you come across and pocket it. It's small enough to not miss it, but large enough...
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The Mental Trick To Cut Spending And Boost Saving

A recent survey found 21% of Americans have nothing saved in their banking accounts and another 10% have less than $5,000 tucked away for a rainy day. But there's a fairly simple mind trick you can use to sock away some cash for emergencies, retirement or a down payment on a house. Every time you...
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Let's Take A Look At The 529 College Savings Plan

With the start of a new school year many parents turn their attention to the future and how to best finance their child's college education. With the average student in the class of 2017 graduating with nearly $40,000 in loan debt , looking into a 529 college savings plan can really be beneficial...
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Why It Is So Hard To Save Money

According to the Federal Reserve, the average working-age couple only saved $5,000 for retirement in 2016 and it may be our brain's fault! A new study suggests people unconsciously think more about making money than they think about saving it, because we tend to think we have more time to save than...
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