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Is tracking your money online too risky?

Software can help you keep your finances straight and even set a budget. Are free sites online just as good as something on your computer?


Cities with the best credit scores

Check out the 10 large U.S. cities with the best credit scores.

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Best/Worst renovations for the money

Thinking of spending your tax refund on a remodel? Discover the renovations that will get you the most bang for your buck in the long run, and which are better…

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America's lowest paying jobs

Fast food servers, farm workers and food preparers all have something in common -- they are among the lowest paying jobs in America today.

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5 ways to make yourself invaluable at work

At times, even the most secure employees can be worried about their jobs. But we've got five ways you can help make yourself invaluable at work.

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How to stay calm during a job interview

Follow these tips to help you stay calm during a job interview.

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5 easy ways to start saving more

When trying to save money, it is smart to utilize habits that are easy to implement and simple to maintain. In other words, if it's easy to save, we save.

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Household items you're paying too much for

Find out which household items you could be saving money on.

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Tips for building the perfect resume

When creating an effective resume it’s important to use the right language and the right format.

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Ways your laziness can cost you money

Companies thrive on our collective sloth. Make them earn their money by learning how your laziness is costing you cash.


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How to prepare for next year's taxes now

As we mark this year's Tax Day, it’s not too early to start thinking about next year. To avoid the chaos that can come with filing taxes, use these tips to…

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Let your credit cards work for you

Do you put credit card offers directly in the recycling bin?

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What to do with old tax documents

After filing your taxes you might be wondering how long you should keep your tax records and documents. Use these tips from the IRS to help you determine how…

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Top ways to spend your tax refund

Are you looking for ways to spend your tax refund this year? Consider these ideas.

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Use direct deposit to get faster return

If you are expecting a tax refund, you can get it more quickly if you authorize the return to be directly deposited into your bank account.

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Debunking common tax myths

As you start to work on your taxes for this year check some of these myths about filing your taxes.

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Most overlooked tax deductions

Cut your tax bill to the bone by claiming all the breaks you deserve -- including some you may not know about.

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How to deal with job loss

Get tips from on how to deal with losing your job.

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5 things the IRS doesn't want you to know

If tax day has you nervous this year, read on to discover five things the IRS doesn't want you to know, so that you can at least get a giggle or two at the…

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5 strange-but-true tax deductions

As you race to file your taxes this year, find some inspiration in five of the weirdest tax deductions ever successfully claimed.

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