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Prioritizing your financial wants and needs can be tricky, but doing so is essential for good fiscal health.
Working parents can save on their taxes through the child-care tax credit or by using a flexible spending account. Do the math to see which works better for you.
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Dionne Warwick is the latest in a long list of celebrities who failed to properly manage their money.
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The high cost of a smartphone could keep you tethered to the carrier, particularly if you finance the device.
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