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Fix Your Finances in 30 Minutes With These 38 Tips

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You may think it sounds daunting to fix your finances, but with technology constantly finding new ways to make these processes simpler, gone are the days of stacks of paperwork, hours spent on the phone with the bank, and tracking down receipts. The editors of Kiplinger’s Personal Finance put together an exhaustive list of 38 ways to improve your finances quickly, and easily.

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Three Underhanded Internet Scams to Avoid Today

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It’s been a long day, and Internet scams are the last thing you want to deal with.

You ran way too many meetings, you stayed on top of your inbox, you even took Mom out for lunch. Finally, you’re home, but just as you sink back into your couch, your cell phone rings: an unknown local number. You pick up, eager to get whatever it is off your plate.

“We are calling to inform you that the IRS is filing a lawsuit against you,” a robotic voice explains.

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How to Set Your Kids Up For Financial Success

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The year was 1994. I had a bowl cut, and I had just turned 10. I got an allowance every week for doing chores, and every week, I spent the whole thing on candy. No one would blame a 10-year-old for such candy-related financial recklessness, but my spend-first approach didn’t stop with candy. By the time I recognized it as a problem, I –like many of my Millennial peers– was saddled with massive debt in a depressed economy.

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