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Dec 28, 2015, 12:00 ET
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Kids: Seven Tips to Help You Reach Your New Year's Resolutions

"Do you have a New Year's resolution?" You hear that a lot in December and January. You may be wondering what a New Year's resolution is. A New...

Dec 14, 2015, 11:17 ET
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Six Tips for a Strong Financial New Year

The holidays give you the chance to spend time with loved ones and friends, catch up on your favorite TV shows—and make resolutions for the...

Nov 24, 2015, 09:03 ET
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November Is National Native American Heritage Month

It began as "National American Indian Heritage Month" in 1990, and today, National Native American Heritage Month continues to recognize and...

Nov 19, 2015, 11:54 ET
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Ask Marietta: How Do I Keep My Credit Card Info Safe While Online Shopping This Holiday Season?

Marietta Jelks is the editor of the Consumer Action Handbook, where you can find more information on keeping your money safe, avoiding scams and...

Nov 12, 2015, 16:41 ET
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Living with Diabetes: Say Yes to Good Health!

November is National Diabetes Month, a time to learn more about this medical condition that, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...

Oct 14, 2015, 06:00 ET
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Nine Money Tips for Building Your American Dream

Freedom and prosperity are essential parts of the American Dream, but many people overlook financial stability. In fact, learning how to spend...

Sep 02, 2015, 11:09 ET
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Navigating Power of Attorney: How to Help Loved Ones Manage Their Money

 Managing your finances can be hard. Managing the finances of a relative or a friend can be even harder. You want to honor your loved one's...

Aug 18, 2015, 11:02 ET
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Three Ways to Maintain Good Credit

 Your credit history is your financial reputation. And just like your professional and personal reputations, your credit history takes many...

Jul 31, 2015, 14:17 ET
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10 Tips from Kids.gov to Get You Ready for Back to School

 Back to school time can be both exciting and stressful for students and parents alike. Getting ready for the first day...

Jul 20, 2015, 15:54 ET
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Three Things to Consider Before Trusting a Financial Advisor

Do you use or have you ever considered using a financial advisor to help you make money decisions? Before you turn over your hard-earned cash, you...

Jul 16, 2015, 08:01 ET
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Consumers Beware: 5 Tips to Keep You Scam-Free This Summer

 For the majority of Americans who plan to take a vacation, attend a concert, or work on their home or garden this summer, this season comes...

Jul 10, 2015, 08:01 ET
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9 Ways to Stay Safe in Beach Waters This Summer

 You may have seen news reports about increased shark attacks this summer. If you're taking a family vacation to the beach in the coming weeks,...

Jul 09, 2015, 19:06 ET
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Five Things You Should Know About Virtual Currencies

 You may have heard about the rise of virtual currency. This digital money can be used like traditional money—to purchase goods or...

Jul 02, 2015, 08:01 ET

Orgulloso de ser un ciudadano americano

 Habrá asado para compartir con amigos, fuegos artificiales y un día libre. Pero para mí, el Día de la Independencia que se...

Jul 02, 2015, 08:01 ET
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What It Means to Be an American Citizen

 There will be a barbecue with friends, fireworks, and a day off from work. But for me, this Independence Day will be far different from the...

Jun 16, 2015, 08:01 ET

10 consejos para el uso de fuegos artificiales este Cuatro de Julio

Para muchas personas la celebración de la Independencia no está completa si no hay fuegos artificiales. Sabemos que a partir de 1777, si...

Jun 16, 2015, 08:01 ET
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10 Fireworks Safety Tips for the Fourth of July

 July 4th celebrates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence—and for many people, the celebration includes fireworks. Americans...

Jun 02, 2015, 14:29 ET

4 consejos para viajar en avión con su mascota

 Se acerca la temporada de verano y comienzan los preparativos para las vacaciones. Si está planificando viajar en avión con su...

Jun 02, 2015, 13:34 ET
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Four Tips for Flying with Your Pet

As the summer travel season heats up, you might be planning a trip with your family—including Fluffy. Over two million pets and other live...

May 19, 2015, 15:33 ET

Cuatro maneras de comprometerse a cuidar de la salud mental

El consumo de tabaco y alcohol, el alcoholismo, el uso indebido de medicamentos recetados, el uso de drogas ilícitas, el consumo de marihuana...