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    A Secret Method To Getting Into Very Selective Colleges

    There is a little-known secret method of getting a student admitted by top colleges and universities. Getting perfect grades and admissions test scores is not enough to get into the most selective colleges and universities. College admissions offices want more than just great academic performance. They want students who go above and beyond. Less than… More

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    How Scary Is The IRS?

    Problems with taxes. Handcuffs and money. Tax evasion concept. getty When my grandmother was with us, I took care of her finances including filing her tax return every year. Her return was very simple, and I usually finished it well ahead of the April 15th deadline. One year, I completed it in early March and… More

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    The Inflation Debate Doesn’t Reach The Real Issue

    U.S. economist Larry Summers speaks during a panel on the second day of the annual meeting of the … [+] World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017. (AP Photo/Michel Euler) ASSOCIATED PRESS With talk of yet another pandemic stimulus—or bail-out or rescue, depending on your views—concerns have finally stirred among the economic… More

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    What You Absolutely Need To Know About Financing College

    One of the most alarming trends I’ve seen in recent years is people taking college debt into retirement. Worse yet, millions are unable to adequately save because of this burden. It’s an economic impediment to progress. There’s a lot they don’t tell you about making college affordable and graduating debt free. They should offer required… More

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    Lessons From the Master

    To have know-how or to have knowledge. Hand turns a dice and changes the word “know-how” to … [+] “knowledge”. getty L. Paul Hood Jr., Director of Giving at the University of Toledo Foundation, Toledo, OH; and, one of the Deans of the estate planning community, recently wrote an article in the NAEPC Journal of… More

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    Social Security Payments Rise: What You Need To Know Now

    Despite everything else going on, here’s some good news: Social Security benefits will be higher in 2021. The raise is due to the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA), which will increase benefits 1.3% this year. For an individual retiring at “full” retirement age, the maximum Social Security check will rise to $3,148 a month in 2021 from… More

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    There’s More To Cryptocurrency Than Bitcoin

    While some older forms of cryptocurrency have been in existence since the 1980’s, most people learned about cryptocurrency through the lens of the monumental rise of Bitcoin. Founded in 2008 under mysterious circumstances, Bitcoin has taken us on a roller coaster ride of epic proportions and created many “new rich” in the process. Just imagine… More

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    Smart Move For Your Home Business: Hiring A Virtual Assistant

    By Kerry Hannon, Next Avenue getty Six months after Tamara Schumer, of Fairfax, Va., opened her home-based window-treatment business in 2016, it took off. “I was fortunate,” says Schumer, owner of Budget Blinds of Arlington & Alexandria. “But it was very stressful trying to handle customer service, scheduling, follow-up, orders, sales — all of that… More

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    UVTA Held Not To Require A Third-Party Transferee In Nagel

    Typical mold damage getty Knowing that their Brentwood, California, home suffered extensively from mold and structural damage caused by water, Tracy Westen and Linda Lawson sold it anyway without informing the buyer, Nicole Nagel. In the subsequent arbitration Nagel was warded $4.5 in damages and attorney’s fees. When the arbitration was not looking good for… More

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    How Safe Is Your Stock Portfolio Over 30 Years, Actually?

    A jogger passes in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., on Wednesday, June … [+] 17, 2020. U.S. stocks fluctuated as the recent rally begins to show signs of losing momentum amid a worrying increase in coronavirus cases. Photographer: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg © 2020 Bloomberg Finance LP It’s generally assumed… More

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    New Year, New You Money Tips

    Carlos David – stock.adobe.com The new year is all about resetting and getting your life back on track. After the year that was 2020, a lot of us are yearning for a restart. Being on track with your financials at the beginning of January will help set you up for success for the entire year.… More

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