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10/13/16  Grab Bag
How much do elections really cost

Elections are expensive, costing money, time and energy – and they may even cost you a Facebook friend or two. But when it comes to the actual dollars and cents, just how expensive are national elections?

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6/16/16  Grab Bag
How much does it cost to raise a child in the U.S.?

Our blogger Allison is expecting a baby any day now, and to prepare for the financial shock of parenthood, she has researched what every new parent needs to know about being financially prepared for baby. 

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5/10/16  Grab BagSmart Spending Tips
The six best budget summer vacation spots for 2016

Taking a vacation doesn’t have to completely drain your wallet. Whether you prefer taking a road trip or flying to an exotic locale, these places offer plenty of fun activities that won’t bust your budget. 

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5/4/16  Grab BagSavings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
The best recent personal finance articles

April was national Financial Literacy Month, and some great financial advice was shared by personal finance experts throughout the month. Check out a few recent articles that one of our bloggers found especially useful and compelling. 

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4/21/16  Grab Bag
Keys to financial literacy:  FinLit Summit 2016

Key takeaways from the 2016 Financial Literacy Summit at the Chicago Federal Reserve Bank.

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3/15/16  Grab BagSavings & Retirement
What your investments and Final Four brackets should have in common

Just like you can’t guarantee which basketball team will make the Final Four, you can’t guarantee which investment will perform best for you in the long or short term. So, what can you do about it to make sure your investments work down the road?

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