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Dave Says – Emergency fund for business?

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Emergency fund for business?   ...

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Americans pay their credit card all wrong

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What’s the best way to pay down credit card debt? LaTisha Styles, Millennial Finance Expert and Founder of Financial Success Media, LLC, outlines two popular strategies. “In the first way,” says Styles, ...

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Taxpayers should be aware of the top tax scams currently in vogue

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Tax scammers continue to work. Again this year, the IRS highlights the twelve top scams in its “Dirty Dozen” list. These scams are often aggressive and happen throughout the year. The schemes ...

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Dave Says – Preparing for the real world

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Preparing for the real world ...

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Making a Financial Plan from a Biblical Perspective

God has a plan for your life and your finances as well. Let’s review a few important considerations that you will need to take into account in order to implement God’s financial ...

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Dave Says – Investigate your options

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Investigate your options   Dear ...

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Why every spending decision is an investing decision

We all would like great health and physical fitness, but only people with self-discipline achieve such goals. Other areas of life are the same way. Investing time, commitment, and sacrifice into your ...

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Dave Says – Play it smart

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Play it smart   Dear ...

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Be aware of these tax scams

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The tax filing deadline has come and gone, but tax scammers continue to work. Again this year, the IRS highlights the twelve top scams in its “Dirty Dozen” list. These scams are ...

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Dave Says – Investigate your options

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Investigate your options   Dear ...

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Poll finds ‘free time’ a rare commodity for most people

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Busy, busy, busy. That’s how most people would describe their life. But have they really figured out how much free time they get? Most people might even over-estimate it, thinking they’re catching ...

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Here are the top 12 tax scams you need to know

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Each year, Americans lose billions of dollars to tax scams. They can range from your grandmother getting a bogus call the she owes money or scammers filing fraudulent claims using your Social ...

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Dave Says – A teachable moment

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   A teachable moment   Dear ...

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IRS: Refunds of $1.4 billion unclaimed by those who have not filed tax returns for 2015

Unclaimed income tax refunds totaling almost $1.4 billion may be waiting for an estimated 1.2 million taxpayers who did not file a 2015 Form 1040 federal income tax return, according to the ...

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Dave Says – You need action, not words, to deal with credit card debt

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   You need actions, not words ...

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7 pieces of financial advice that forever changed my life

Over the years, I’ve been blessed to have countless positive influences in my life. Their example, their advice and their wisdom have shaped me in every way—including my financial practices. Motivational speaker Jim ...

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Dave Says – Don’t play the game

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Don’t play the game Dear ...

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Dave Says – That’s a lot!

Need some financial advice? Debt and income crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   That’s a lot! Dear Dave, ...

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Six new schedules some taxpayers will file with the new Form 1040

There are some new schedules and other changes that taxpayers need to be aware of this year. The 2018 Form 1040 replaces prior year Forms 1040, 1040A and 1040EZ. The 2018 Form ...

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Dave Says – Make sure it’s a gift

Need some financial advice? Debt and Income Crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Make sure it’s a gift ...

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Study: Dollar store, Aldi produce same quality as supermarkets

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Consumers have been trained that supermarkets with the slick commercials, fancy lighting and beautiful fresh produce displays have better quality.  So buying your favorite fruits and vegetables at a discount store means ...

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IRS makes changes to EITC Tax Benefit and Child Tax Credit

The IRS is now requiring proof of residency to claim the Earned Income Tax Credit and Child Tax Credit for qualifying dependents (all children being claimed on the return). These credits can be ...

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Dave Says – Make sure it’s a gift

Need some financial advice? Debt and Income Crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Make sure it’s a gift ...

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Are you headed for a financial meltdown?

Brian of Tampa, Florida has everything he ever dreamed of: a happy marriage, a nice home, and a great career as a money manager.  But he admits it took him longer than ...

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Dave Says – Do what’s best for you

Need some financial advice? Debt and Income Crisis? Pay off the house first? Check cashing? Taxes? Credit Cards? Check out what folks are asking Dave Ramsey.   Do what’s best for you ...

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