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Tax filing and planning tips for small business owners

With an April 15 tax deadline looming, businesses across the country are preparing to file their 2013 taxes. Tax season can be both an administrative and financial burden. New data reports that only 41 percent of small business...
 
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How to diversify your retirement portfolio in ways you might not have imagined

Many investors are taking more control of their financial future by investing in alternatives to the stock market including real estate, land, promissory notes, oil and gas. Sue Jensen of New York grew frustrated after watching...

 
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Survey says: Payday loan users savvier than you think

Read enough about the state of Americans’ finances and you might get the impression that the average consumer is fairly clueless when it comes to making good money decisions. But a new survey indicates that Americans are ...
 
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Mind Your B.I.S. – Tips to jumpstart your financial well-being

In the next few months, high school seniors across the country will be anxiously checking mailboxes for college acceptance letters. With two-thirds of recent high school grads enrolling in college as of 2012, according to the B...
 
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New credit score myths and why you shouldn’t believe them

Myths and folklore endlessly evolve as cultures change, technologies emerge and societies grow. Some myths – like the one that warns against washing Pop Rocks down with Coke – are chuckle-worthy. Others, such as fal...