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If you’ve started exploring Individual Retirement Accounts (IRAs), you may have noticed there are a few different kinds out there. Before you open an account, it’s a good idea to learn about each to determine which is right for you. It’s always a good …

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Ever since I gave birth to twin girls, people have been asking all sorts of questions about what my life is like now. My answer? My life is hectic — very, very hectic. There’s not a lot of time for sleeping, eating or staying in touch with friends …

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If someone told you that for the cost of a new car, you could buy a house, would you believe them? Not only is this true, but it’s actually a growing trend. The catch? Your house will only be slightly larger than the size of that new car …

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Money can have a huge impact on relationships, so much so that it can contribute to marital discord and even divorce. If you’re married or in a long-term relationship, it’s important for you and your partner to either be on the same page financially or …

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Do I really need life insurance? That answer, like most questions in life, depends on your own specific, personal situation. But first, let’s take a step back. Nobody likes thinking about the possibility they’re going to die prematurely and leave behind the people we love. Unfortunately …

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When it comes to gift giving, they say it’s the thought that counts. But what happens when the oh-so-generous folks in your life just happen to have the worst imaginable taste? It’s an unfortunate fact that sometimes bad holiday gifts happen to good people …

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For many school districts it can be difficult to provide courses that enable all students to challenge themselves. It’s not that educators aren’t trying, but that there just isn’t enough funding to provide advanced classes and technology for more than a few students &#8212 …

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I wiped away the water that had splashed on my face during the final play of the high school water polo game that I was scoring. Daniel, clad in his white referee uniform, walked to the table with a big grin on his face. Did I tell you I was …

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Wisebread recently posted a blog that suggested an unpopular idea: Maybe it’s not imperative that you start investing for retirement just yet. At least not right now. Despite it countering most expert financial advice, it may have a ring of truth. Have you seen interest rates lately? Compare …

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As millennials, we all know how hard it is to save money. Between student loans, ever-rising living costs and salaries that are most likely mediocre at best, our savings goals are apt to get shoved on the back burner as we attempt to navigate the challenges of adulthood in …

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