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  • 5 Ways to Support your Local Economy

    by Alex Schitter | Jul 17, 2018
    Supporting your local community is a positive thing—it builds relationships, it strengthens the local economy, and it makes your neighborhood a happier and healthier place to work and play.
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  • Vacation Spending: Take a Break, without Breaking the Bank

    by Alex Schitter | Jun 07, 2018
    With the arrival of the summer travel season, you may be planning an adventure at some exotic, Instagram-worthy destination.
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  • Taxes Part 2: To Itemize or Not To Itemize?

    by Alex Schitter | Apr 05, 2018
    With the IRS filing deadline (April 17) less than two weeks away, it’s time to get started on your taxes. One question you’ll need to answer right away: Should you itemize, or simply take the standard deduction?
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  • Taxes: DIY or Hire Help

    by Alex Schitter | Mar 22, 2018
    With the IRS filing deadline coming up soon – April 17 -- it’s time to start thinking about taxes. One of the first decisions you need to make: Should you fill out the return yourself, or pay someone to help?
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  • Home Improvements: Worth the Cost?

    by Alex Schitter | Mar 13, 2018
    If you’re remodeling or making home improvements, you’ll make a lot of decisions: choosing colors and patterns, hiring the right contractors, selecting new appliances. But here’s the first decision you need make, and carefully: how much to spend on the project.
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  • When Banks Attack

    by Alex Schitter | Feb 26, 2018
    For-profit banks are fighting in Congress to take away not-for-profit credit unions’ tax exemption, once again.
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  • Credit Cards: The One for You

    by Alex Schitter | Feb 22, 2018
    Having lots of choices is great. But too many will make your head spin.
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  • Why We Get Scammed

    by Alex Schitter | Jan 23, 2018
    If you use a cellphone or have an email account, you’ve almost certainly been exposed to an attempt at mass marketing fraud.
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  • Tax Records Roundup

    by Alex Schitter | Jan 09, 2018
    Why think about taxes now? Your tax return isn’t due until April 17, and the IRS won’t even begin accepting tax returns before January 29.
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  • Scam Awareness

    by Alex Schitter | Dec 05, 2017
    U.S. non-profit ScamAwareness.org is warning consumers about scams that typically increase during the holiday season.
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