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Jun 18 2012

‘Innocent Spouse Relief’ protects against tax fraud

By Jason Alderman I’ll wager that when most brides and grooms utter the phrase, “For better or for worse,” the “worse” they’re imagining probably involves situations like getting laid off or a prolonged family illness – not being the victim of tax fraud perpetrated by a current or former spouse. Married couples typically file joint …

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Jun 11 2012

Improving financial literacy, here and abroad

By Jason Alderman Would you be surprised to learn that parents in many poorer countries often spend considerably more time talking with their children about money management than in wealthier countries like the United States? I was. That’s just one interesting nugget revealed at the sixth annual Financial Literacy and Education Summit recently hosted by …

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Jun 04 2012

This Father’s Day, teach your kids to manage finances

By Jason Alderman As parents, we hope we’re doing a good job raising our children – teaching them right from wrong, instilling the desire to learn and demonstrating how to manage money responsibly. But what if they see us preaching one behavior while practicing another? What’s to stop them from following in our sometimes misguided …

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May 28 2012

Make your vacation security checklist

By Jason Alderman With summer vacation right around the corner, you’re probably busy planning itineraries, shopping for new bathing suits and finishing up work projects. But before you completely check out, take a few minutes to review a few financial safeguards that could save you a ton of grief and money – and protect your …

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May 22 2012

Prepare your kids for summer job expenses

By Jason Alderman High school and college students hoping to find temporary jobs may be in for a tough time this summer – once again – as they compete with older, more experienced workers in a still-struggling economy. But if your kid is fortunate enough to find work, there are a few things he or …

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May 15 2012

Avoid rude rental car surprises

By Jason Alderman I’m usually a pretty savvy traveler, but a recent car rental mishap reminded me that even when you take every precaution, things still can go awry. While planning a family vacation to Panama, I searched online for rental cars. One lower-cost rental car agency I’d never used before offered a significantly lower …

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May 01 2012

How to avoid being a bad roommate

By Jason Alderman For many people, having roommates is a natural transition between leaving their parent’s house and buying their own home. It can be a great way to trim expenses and save for the future. But if you’re not careful, cohabitating can also devolve into constant bickering over finances and dirty dishes. Roommate tensions …

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