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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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3/7/16  Grab Bag
10 tips for filing your 2015 taxes

Filing taxes can be stressful, and nobody wants to make a mistake that will result in added IRS scrutiny or an audit. These tips can help you avoid some of the most common tax mistakes. 

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11/23/15  Grab Bag
How’s our economy REALLY doing? Three key economic indicators

There's always another story about how the economy's doing — and each one seems to contradict the other. Fortunately, you don't need a Master's in Economics to decipher what's happening. These three indicators can help you make sense of it all.

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9/23/15  Grab BagSmart Spending Tips
Daycare vs. stay-at-home parenting: Which is better for your finances?

When you have a baby, childcare costs can eat up a huge chunk of your budget. But does it make financial sense to have one parent stay home vs. send your child to daycare?

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9/9/15  Getting Out of DebtGrab Bag
Five ways to increase your income

Get five simple ideas on how to increase your income to balance your budget.

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8/19/15  Grab Bag
Egg-onomics: The real cost of raising backyard chickens

In cities and suburbs across the country, people are raising chickens in their backyard in hopes they'll save on the cost of eggs. But is the cost of raising backyard chickens really worth the price?

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