With 2021 ending and 2022 right around the corner, now is the time to start making those resolutions for the new year. And what better place to start than with your finances?
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Taxes and deductions can be complicated, especially when tax credit eligibility constantly changes.
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Big changes in the housing market last year provided good news to existing homeowners while presenting a challenge to consumers in the housing market.
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Each year, the National Financial Educators Council releases a National Financial Literacy Test, which is taken by Americans of all ages, financial positions, and backgrounds. The test measures participants' knowledge as it pertains to earning, saving, and growing their money.
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Many Americans have spent the last several months getting back into the workforce after being laid off due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Since 1913, Americans have been paying taxes to the federal government with states adopting similar programs in 1930.
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Just when you thought 2020 was devoid of good news for Americans - here is a small financial reason to smile!
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Purchasing a car can be complicated, and perhaps an even more difficult decision to manage during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Healthy credit is a key component of qualifying for mortgages, auto loans, and even new jobs.
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The COVID-19 crisis has caused income loss, uncertainties, and an increase in fraudulent attacks throughout Ohio and nationwide.
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Most Ohioans are putting away money for emergencies, but there are still many that struggle financially and may be unprepared for those unexpected expenses.
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With the holiday season right around the corner, consumers are often unprepared for the additional expenses for those special presents and occasions and exit the holiday season with debt—a gift that unfortunately keeps on giving.
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An international financial monitor warned world leaders on Tuesday that wider use by retail shoppers of cryptocurrencies like Libra, unveiled last week by Facebook, would need “close scrutiny” by regulators.
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The challenges facing the Social Security and Medicare Hospital Insurance trust funds are largely demographic, in the shape of an aging population.
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One in 10 Ohioans has taken out a so-called payday loan, traditionally where money is borrowed against a post-dated paycheck.
But as of Saturday, the traditional payday loan disappeared from Ohio, thanks to a law passed last year intended to crack down on sky-high interest rates and sneaky fees.
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April is National Financial Literacy Month and although not all Ohioans feel the strain of poor financial understanding, as a whole, the state's financial literacy could use improvement.
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The Federal Trade Commission is celebrating Valentine's Day by reminding people to not get scammed when looking for love.
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Ohioans, like most Americans, entered 2019 hoping to better their finances, but many have likely already fallen off track.
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There are instances where a savings account or certificate of deposit just won't do.
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Merry debt-fueled Christmas, America!
According to a recent NerdWallet study, nearly 40 million Americans are still struggling to pay off credit-card debts from last Christmas.
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With the start of the New Year ushering in a clean slate, now is a perfect time to revisit financial goals and strategize ways to maximize savings.
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For many, credit scores come with judgment, risk, and security, which is why many Ohioans are paying attention to them.
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Choosing the best credit card for your lifestyle can have a considerable impact on your overall financial health.
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The percentage of Americans who do not have a bank account fell to a record low last year, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. said Tuesday, a sign that the economic fortunes of the country's most vulnerable people continues to improve.
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