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Dec 28, 2015, 12:00 ET Kids: Seven Tips to Help You Reach Your New Year's Resolutions $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

"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 Six Tips for a Strong Financial New Year $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 November Is National Native American Heritage Month $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 Ask Marietta: How Do I Keep My Credit Card Info Safe While Online Shopping This Holiday Season? $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 Living with Diabetes: Say Yes to Good Health! $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 Nine Money Tips for Building Your American Dream $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

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 Navigating Power of Attorney: How to Help Loved Ones Manage Their Money $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 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...


Nov 26, 2014, 07:52 ET Prevent Credit Card Hacking this Holiday Season $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

 Americans are concerned about credit card hacking. Research shows it's more feared than any other crime including terrorism, assault, or...


Oct 03, 2014, 14:22 ET Tax Relief for Survivors of Terrorist Attacks $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) provides tax relief to survivors and some dependents of those killed during the following terrorist attacks:...


Sep 23, 2014, 15:34 ET Election Day is Approaching - Are You Registered to Vote? $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

2014 is a mid-term election year. All 435 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives are contested, as well as 36 of the 100 U.S. Senate...


Sep 23, 2014, 13:27 ET How and Why You Should Write a Social Media Will - Help from USA.gov $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Social media is a part of daily life, but what happens to the online content that you created once you die? If you have social media profiles set...


Sep 22, 2014, 15:33 ET Hispanic Heritage Month $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

It's Hispanic Heritage Month -- the time of year to recognize and celebrate the contributions made by Hispanic and Latino Americans in the United...


Sep 19, 2014, 07:47 ET Handling Stress after a Traumatic Event $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Traumatic situations are unexpected, sudden, and sometimes, violent. In many cases they do not leave visible signs of physical damage, but the...


Sep 18, 2014, 16:07 ET Career Change: Things you should know from USA.gov $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Tired of life as an accountant, and thinking of following your passion to be a high school teacher? Many people reach a point in their lives when...


Sep 18, 2014, 07:47 ET Raising Non-Violent Kids $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Your child's environment – whether at home, at school or socially – can greatly influence how they may behave in the...


Sep 17, 2014, 15:56 ET Beware: Scholarship and Financial Aid Scams $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Scholarships and financial aid do not require upfront fees. While there are legitimate companies who will help guide you through the financial aid...


Sep 17, 2014, 12:12 ET Six Tips from USA.gov for Keeping Teens Safe on Social Media $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Going back to school is about more than shiny shoes and trendy notebooks. It's also about kids making new friends and adding those friends on...


Sep 04, 2014, 08:00 ET A helpful guide to quit smoking or drinking $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Smoking cigarettes or drinking too much alcohol can cause addiction and other serious health issues. The risk of diseases associated with tobacco...


Aug 19, 2014, 08:00 ET Child Nutrition Programs for the New School Year $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Healthy eating habits and a nutritious diet can help children do better in school. The federal government provides free or low-cost Child...


Aug 15, 2014, 08:00 ET How to Change your Name After Marriage $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Wedding season is coming to a close. After the rings have been exchanged, the cake has been cut and thank-you notes have been sent, there might...


Aug 08, 2014, 08:00 ET Does the Government Owe you Money? Find Unclaimed Money $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Uncle Sam may actually owe you money. How? If, the government owes you money, and you do not collect it, it becomes unclaimed money. This can...


Aug 04, 2014, 08:00 ET A helpful guide to moving $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

If you plan to move, planning ahead can save you time and money. Things like packing and finding a reliable moving company are just some of the...


Jul 28, 2014, 08:00 ET 5 Tips to Protect your Information if your Cell Phone is Lost or Stolen $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

You don't even want to imagine it-- your cell phone being lost or stolen. Beyond the cost of replacing the phone, the information it has stored on...


Jul 17, 2014, 08:00 ET Summer safety tips $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

With warm weather comes more opportunities to explore new places, spend time outdoors, and share quality time with friends and family. Swimming,...


Jul 03, 2014, 08:00 ET Keep your home free of summer pests without pesticides $countyNameToPathMap.put("sp

Summer temperatures can be pleasant, but the warm weather is also attractive to insects and rodents. This is the time of year when ants, roaches,...