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7 steps to building a complete back-to-school budget

7 steps to building a complete back-to-school budget

If you’re so good at sniffing out great deals on college rule paper and No. 10 pencils every August, how does the cost of launching the kids into another school year keep managing to drain your wallet dry? Word of

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Teach your teen how to start saving

Teach your teen how to start saving

  The job of a fiscally savvy parent is far from complete once the kids have developed a healthy piggy bank habit. If you’ve been assuming that investing is a matter to take up during the post-graduate years, think again:

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Teach your child how to start saving money

Teach your child how to start saving money

Anyone who’s ever tried to exercise regularly, or quit buying Starbucks every single morning, or drink eight glasses of water a day knows that building a new habit is a tough but invaluable skill. One habit you’ll want to instill

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What are UGMA/UTMAs and do I need one for my child?

What are UGMA/UTMAs and do I need one for my child?

Transferring financial securities to your kids for college can get tangled in all sorts of legal strings when they are still minors. Minors in most states do not have the right to make contracts; which blocks them from owning stocks,

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What is a Share Certificate and should I get one?

What is a CD and should I get one?

If you want to make more with your money than the dividend rates on savings account provide, but you are not interested in the risks of investment, a certificate of deposit — or share certificate — may be the savings

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