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That cackling, long-haired witch might send your heart fluttering with fear, but these Halloween

As a new homeowner, you likely have a long list of items you need

Everyone dreams of winning the lottery, but scammers enjoy turning the dreams of others

You and debt are so over. You’ve just about had it with those endless

Getting your first credit card is super-exciting. That small piece of plastic is a

Hello, summer! It’s the season of flip-flops and ice pops, of sun-drenched afternoons and

There’s lots of talk in the world of personal finance about how to best

The Child Tax Credit, a part of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Q: I’ve heard that the IRS will start making advance payments toward the Child Tax

Quiet. Calm. Clean. And empty. These are just a few of the adjectives that

It probably doesn’t surprise you to know that scammers are always coming up with creative ways to con people out of their money. Recently, there’s been an uptick in an old scam in which crooks reach out to targets and try to gain access to their accounts through micro-deposits. Unfortunately

Q: I’m in the market for a new home, and everyone I talk to, from

It’s stimulus season and tax season at once, and scammers couldn’t be happier. They

On March 6, the Senate passed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan. The coronavirus relief

It’s tax season, and scammers are working overtime to get your money. Tax scams

With tens of thousands of people still out of work and the economy still

After months of confusion and fear, there is finally a light at the end

After eight months of negotiations, the Senate has finally passed a bipartisan deal on

Q: With 2020 drawing to a close, I’d love to give myself an end-of-year financial

It’s baaaack! The “Secret Sister” holiday gift scam has reared its crooked head again,

Nothing is more heartwarming than seeing your loved ones’ faces light up when they

It’s turkey season! But this year, due to the COVID-19 environment we’re experiencing, the

Uh oh — you’ve been hacked! Finding out someone has cracked open your accounts

Crisp breezes, breathtaking displays of fiery-colored foliage, pumpkin spice lattes — what’s not to

Are you ready to stretch those financial fitness muscles? We hope so, because it’s

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