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Money – Types of Stored Value - Money has value because we all agree it has value, and so we can use it as a medium of exchange. Forms of Stored Value simply are a storage system for money like checks and Read More...
spending Researching Purchases - One of the cornerstones of strong personal finances is knowing why you buy what you do, and knowing how to research your purchases in advance. This article explains why we buy what we do, and Read More...
Building An Investing Strategy - An "Investing Strategy" is a plan for how to save money to help it grow. Sometimes an "investing strategy" can just mean "plan for trading stocks", but it really means a lot more.
IRS Audits - An “Audit” is what happens when the IRS picks your return out from the pile for extra scrutiny. The auditing process is designed to catch errors in the tax returns, verify the correct amount of Read More...