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Now Is The Time To Talk With Your Kids About The Upcoming School Year

If you haven’t already, now is a good time to sit down with your kids to talk about what this school year might look like.
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Fireworks Are Now Legal On Certain Days In Florida

More than 100 new laws hit the books in Florida as the Sunshine State began its new fiscal year.
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Does The New Decade Begin Next Year?

Now that we're comfortable inside the New Year, there is controversy as to whether or not we have started a new decade. Social media is a buzz as to when the new decade actually begins: January 1, 2020 or January 1, 2021. Most people agree that decades begin on years ending with zero and end on...
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Existential Chosen As The Word Of The Year For 2019

Thanks to politicians, an environmental activist and an animated character help propel the word "existential" to be named the word of the year by dictionary.com. The word, meaning "concerned with existence or affirming or implying the existence of a thing" became a widely-searched term when Bernie...
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Your Friend's Children Are Costing You A Lot Of Money

Kids are expensive! One report estimates new parents spend an average of $10,721 just in the first year strictly on their child. However being a friend to parents is costing you too. The same report found the friends and family of a child spend on average of $512 on the same child! While that may...
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Some Points To Consider Before Refinancing Your Mortgage

Mortgage rates are the lowest they’ve been since 2016. So perhaps it is time to refinance your mortgage to get that lower interest rates. But before you race to the bank, there are some considerations to ponder. As with any refinance, there are fees. That means you pay closing costs again which can...
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The Most And Least Stolen Cars

You may want to find an extra-secure place to park your Dodge Charger and Challenger SRT Hellcat. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety's Highway Loss Data Institute says the Dodge muscle cars are the most stolen vehicle in America with 5 times the theft rate of the average car. Closely...
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The Walking Dead Limited-Release Bourbon

Mark your calendars for the return of The Walking Dead as it begins its tenth season, October 6, 2019 on AMC. To celebrate, your lumber your way to the store and toast the tenth year with a glass of The Walking Dead Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. Billed as coming on the heels of the final issue...
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Social Security Interactive Websites Displays The Most Popular Names

Baby names can be just as in vogue, as unpopular, and occasionally as controversial as any fashion trend. If you were ever curious to see which names were the most popular in your home state, now you can. The Social Security Administration has an interactive tool on its website that allows users to...
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Expect The Unexpected And Budget For The Next School Year Now

We are coming close to the end of another school year and as you now know, there are a slew of unexpected costs involved each academic year! But expecting the unexpected can keep your budget ion track. A cornerstone of budgeting for the unexpected is a concept often referred to as “sinking funds.”...
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