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Personal Finance

5 Tips for Finding College Scholarships

College is a significant investment and millions of families each year face the question of how to pay for it. One way students can position themselves for success is by seeking out various forms of financial assistance. Earning scholarships can be one way to offset the financial burden, but winning...

Be Aware Of These 6 Holiday Ho Ho Hoaxes

Attention shoppers: a Monday Christmas holiday may mean an extra-long weekend for you to shop ’til you drop, but fraudsters see it as more opportunity to trick innocent holiday revelers with holiday-related scams. In fact, ACI Worldwide reports that from 2015 to 2016, global fraud attempts grew by 31 percent...

Cities Where Your Retirement Savings Will Last the Longest

Detroit and other midwestern cities are the best regions in the U.S. to stretch your retirement savings the furthest, found a new study. Personal finance website GOBankingRates examined the average costs for a 65-year-old for housing, utilities, groceries and healthcare in the 100 largest cities to calculate where a retiree can stretch...

Year-End Tax Tips to Get a Bigger Refund from Jackson Hewitt

With ongoing discussions of tax reform and tax changes since 2016, Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc., wants to help taxpayers keep more money in their pockets with eight year-end tax tips. “We understand that each and every American has unique life circumstances that impact their tax returns,” said Alan D....

Finding Money for College

College is a significant investment and millions of families each year face the question of how to pay for it. One way students can position themselves for success is by seeking out various forms of financial assistance. Earning scholarships can be one way to offset the financial burden, but winning...