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Parents and Children

For some parents, talking to a child about money is almost as hard as broaching some of those other difficult subjects. But understanding what money is and how to manage it is a crucial life skill parents must pass on to their children. It’s never too early to start giving your child a solid foundation for making a lifetime of financial decisions.

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Managing Summer Vacation Expenses

Summer is supposed to be the time of sunny days and warm nights. Instead, most American adults equate summer with financial anxiety, according to a new telephone survey conducted for the AICPA by Harris Poll. The costs of summer are stressful for everyone. The following tips that you can use right away to get started saving for and reducing summer vacation expenses.

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