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Creating a budget can often seem so complex! The more complicated it seems, the less you might be to make the effort. Unfortunately, you need a budget to help keep your spending in check and to ensure progress toward your short and long-term financial goals.
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When you receive your tax refund, learning how to spend it wisely is your best bet. But you should also learn some of the ways you shouldn't be using it. Below, we've provided you with ideas on how to use your IRS tax refund and some ways you should probably avoid.
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Opening your first credit card can be both an exciting and daunting experience. On the one hand, a credit card offers more financial freedom and flexibility. On the other hand, you likely heard horror stories of people falling into a debt cycle that’s hard to escape.
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As tax season rolls in, many people are looking forward to receiving a refund check. You might already have an idea of how you plan to spend it. But, while it can be fun to treat yourself, you also don’t want to lose sight of the many ways these funds can benefit you.
woman removing cashiers check from envelopeWith the widespread transition to digital payments, the use of paper checks seems to be on the decline. However, check writing remains a popular payment preference for many businesses and people. Since checks are still widely used, it’s crucial to understand their susceptibility to fraud and how to protect your finances.

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