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Feature: When Going Back to School Makes ‘Cents’

Alternative Medicine Student T.Cleo Austin sets up long-term career plan and helps Tanzanians

“I wanted to do something that better reflected my philosophy in life and work in…

By Dayvee Sutton

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A Fresh Look at Savings Accounts

Don't knock this basic savings vehicle before you try it - again

With the myriad saving options available – and, let’s face it, dismal interest rates over…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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5 Ways Credit Cards Can Help Save on Back-to-School Shopping

How to prepare the kids for the school year without busting your budget

Bonus malls are online shopping portals that help you rack up additional rewards or get…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Cozette M. White Creates Chore System That Teaches Kids About Money and Wealth

Kids earn money, not burn through their parents' money

Cozette M. White is on an unapologetic mission to transform lives and bank accounts.

By Roz A Gee

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How Strong Is Your Money Mindset?

Financial Planner, Michael F. Kay provides tips on how to determine your economic success

Use these tips to squeeze the gap between your economic potential and see results.

By Karima Mariama-Arthur, Esq.

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How to Choose the Best Car Insurance

Get the most coverage at the best price

Whether you need car insurance for the first time or are shopping around for a…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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10 Savvy Ways to Save Money Dining Out

Smart ways to indulge in your favorite culinary pasttime

We all know that dining out can be prohibitively expensive. But making smart decisions can…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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7 Insider Secrets for Booking Cheap Airfare

Find affordable flights and stretch your travel budget

These 7 insider secrets will help you find cheap airfare and stretch your travel budget.

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Should You Buy or Lease Your Next Car?

Here are some key differences that might help you decide

There’s no one-size-fits-all answer when it comes to your decision on buying vs. leasing your…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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48 Million Infected Chickens Causing U.S. Egg Shortage and Price Spike

The Avian flu epidemic is driving egg prices higher

An avian flu-epidemic has affected more than 48 million chickens and led to an egg…

By Stacey Tisdale

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How to Shop for a Car Loan

These tips will keep you from spending too much on your vehicle

Few consumers spend enough time shopping for the best car loan, most research the best…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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3 Concerns Consumers Should Have About the Verizon/AOL Merger

Experts and history suggest that privacy, censorship and the Open Internet may be at risk

The $4.4 Billion Verizon acquisition of AOL wasn’t an antitrust concern, the FCC announced in…

By Marcia Wade Talbert

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Save on Moving Costs Without Busting Your Budget

Settle into your new home with money to spare

Apply these six strategies to your move this summer to help cut costs and get…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Tips For Dealing with Debt Collectors

Things to know when a third-party debt collector contacts you

Here are tips and strategies to help you communicate effectively with debt collectors.

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Go Small and Save on Long-Distance Calling Rates

Tips for saving money on phone service

When it comes to long-distance calling, loyalty is a big waste of money.

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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How Couples Can Avoid Financial Disaster

Strategies for discussing money with your partner

Talking to your spouse about money may not be easy, but financial challenges are one…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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Coupon Shopping Guarantees Big Savings

Must-read tips for savvy shoppers

It’s true that finding a ready-to-use coupon at any given moment can be a time…

By Denise Campbell Laidler

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The High Cost of Riots: Part 1

Tragedy in Baltimore leaves financial toll on businesses and community members

We’ve seen how tragedy in a Baltimore community turned into an explosive situation. Here we…

By Stacey Tisdale

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Treasury to Put a Woman on the $10 Bill

New 10 will be the first bill in more than a century to feature a woman

Treasury Secretary Jack Lew announced plans to put a woman on the redesigned $10 bill…

By Courtney Connley

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All Blacks Are Not the Same–Even When it Comes to Money

Battling stereotypes that ignore our cultural differences

There are nearly four million black immigrants in the U.S. and many differing cultures. Still,…

By Stacey Tisdale

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#TechieTips: 4 Things to Consider When Working With Remote Developers in India

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How to Keep Your Healthy New Year’s Resolutions Going Strong

For millions of people, the new year is also starting with new year resolutions around…

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