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We've just passed the halfway point for 2013. Now's the best time to check in on the financial goals you set in January.
After a phony project drew $120K, agencies issue a warning about increasing scams on crowd-funding sites.
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Even when they have a plan for their refund check from Uncle Sam, Americans often don't realize how they actually spend the windfall.
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