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5 Perfect Father’s Day Gifts

5 Perfect Father’s Day Gifts

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Wallet-Happy Gifts Dad Will Love! By contributing columnist,  Alexandra Deluise Father’s Day is always a difficult holiday to shop for because my father is one of those “don’t get me anything” types. While this would make for a very frugal Father’s Day indeed, I still enjoy finding ways to let my dad know I appreciate him. Realistically, there are no Perfect...

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9 Best Mother’s Day Gifts + Activities

9 Best Mother’s Day Gifts + Activities

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9 Ways to Treat Mom this Mother’s Day – Without Breaking the Bank! Staff Contributor, Alexandra DeLuise-Alexandra combines her banking experience with real-world financial advice to provide simple money tips to everyday people. Mother’s Day was always a holiday I enjoyed celebrating as a child. Although every day of the year is a time to show mom how much you...

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5 Keys to the Perfect Scam

5 Keys to the Perfect Scam

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Find out How to Avoid the Perfect Scam Setting; A hot day in the most popular Asian city, teeming with tourists and excitement. My husband and I were walking down a metropolitan city street towards the beautiful grand central park for a Saturday morning stroll. “Are you American?” asks the impeccably dressed man, in perfect English. “Yes we are,” my husband replied....

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Top Ten Tax Saving Tips

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With April 15th looming just around the corner, many people are still scrambling to file taxes (unless they filed for an extension). If you have not filed your taxes yet, one of these 10 tips might help you maximize your tax return this year. Guest Contributor, Alexandra of Real Simple Finances.com 1. Choose your tax preparer carefully. Some people prefer doing...

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Should I Contribute to a Roth IRA or a 401(k), if I Can’t Fund Both?

Should I Contribute to a Roth IRA or a 401(k), if I Can’t Fund Both?

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6 Step Plan to Decide Where to Invest for Retirement Monica from MonicaOnMoney.com asks; Should I contribute to a Roth IRA or a 401(k), if I can’t fund both? (Thanks for answering, I love this idea for your blog) This is a common question for those just starting out. A 20-something, in her first job is automatically enrolled in her workplace 401(k) program. That’s a...

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