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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 a savings account provides, but you are not interested in the risks of investment, a certificate of deposit — or share certificate — may be the

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The pros and cons of paying with cash

The pros and cons of paying with cash

Some days, the fear of losing control of your credit or debit card in a security breach can overwhelm the convenience of swiping your card to make a purchase. Should you sound the retreat and go back to paying cash?

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Repair or Replace: Is it time to wave goodbye to your old car?

Repair or Replace: Is it time to wave goodbye to your old car?

Most of us find ourselves in a losing battle at some point trying to keep an old car on the road, even with the most conscientious maintenance and determined repairs. But the decision to put down the wrench and put

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