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How to give kids stocks in a meaningful, fun way

RFC, Founder, Iar, Hobart Financial Group, and Chris Hobart •
Kiplinger

The season of giving is now past, so you probably know if the presents you purchased were a hit or a miss. It’s tough for parents, much less grandparents, to get it right every time. And let’s face it, what children want isn’t always what’s best for them or something they need. The practical thing

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Most-overlooked tax breaks for new parents

Kiplinger Washington editors, Kevin McCormally, and Chief Content Officer •
Kiplinger

Because federal tax law reaches deep into all aspects of our lives, it’s no surprise that the rules that affect us change as our lives change. This can present opportunities to save or create costly pitfalls to avoid. Being alert to the rolling changes that come at various life stages is the key to holding

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5 signs you need money counseling, not marriage counseling

Founder, president, Ash Toumayants, and Strong Tower Associates •
Kiplinger

Many couples blame their marriage problems on disagreements and an inability to see eye to eye. Marriage counseling is a great option for couples who need to learn how to better communicate, but it might not solve the problem that caused a disagreement in the first place, especially if the problem involves money. So because

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How to have a happy Valentine’s Day for less

CFP®, Blue Ocean Global Wealth, Marguerita M. Cheng, and CEO •
Kiplinger

Love may be priceless, but Valentine’s Day isn’t. Americans will spend $18.2 billion celebrating Valentine’s Day this year, predicts the National Retail Federation. That’s an average of $136.57 a person. An estimated $4.3 billion will be spent on jewelry, $3.8 billion on a night out, $2 billion on flowers and $1 billion on greeting cards.

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