Tag Archive: credit

Apr 03 2012

Using comic books to teach financial literacy

By Jason Alderman For decades, millions of kids have faithfully followed the adventures of their favorite comic book superheroes like Spider-Man and the X-Men – sometimes well into adulthood. Although often considered pure escapism, comic books also can serve an educational role – whether it’s teaching the principles of science, demonstrating right vs. wrong or …

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Sep 21 2011

The 411 on prepaid cards

By Jason Alderman According to Gail Cunningham, spokesperson for the National Foundation for Credit Counseling, we live in a credit-dominated society. “Without a checking or savings account,” she says, “it’s difficult to cash payroll, Social Security and unemployment checks; you need a credit or debit card to shop online, book a flight or rent a …

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Aug 17 2011

Back-to-school tax tips

Whether you’re a recent graduate going to college for the first time or a returning student, it will soon be time to get to campus – and payment deadlines for tuition and other fees are not far behind.  “Be sure not to overlook any tax credits or deductions for education,” said Clay Sanford, an IRS …

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Jan 20 2011

Two tax credits to help college costs

The American Opportunity Credit is up to $2500 per eligible student   and the Lifetime Learning Credit is $2000 per student. “To qualify for either credit, you must pay postsecondary tuition and fees for yourself, your spouse or your dependent,” said Clay Sanford, an IRS spokesman Generic pharmacy in Dallas.  “The credit may be

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Jan 05 2011

Credit fix and debt elimination scams

A new year often brings new resolutions, and Texans with mounting consumer debt prescription pills online or bad credit ratings may be tempted by services that promise quick fixes to a bad credit problem. Unfortunately, there are no easy ways to remedy low credit scores. If a credit repair or debt relief offer sounds too …

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