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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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Don’t fall for these credit repair scams

John Ulzheimer •
The Simple Dollar

Have you ever struggled with credit problems? If so, chances are you’ve probably wished, at least once, for a solution to erase all your credit troubles. After all, bad credit can cause your life to be quite stressful and more expensive. It can lead to the denial of loan applications, difficulty finding an affordable place

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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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