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5 Kids’ Books That Teach Basic Financial Literacy Skills

basic financial literacy lessons for kids

Today, just one-third of U.S. states require that students take basic financial literacy classes so they can graduate from high school. Despite this, many adults learn how to make and follow a budget the old-fashioned way — through trial and error. So it’s not surprising that many parents worry their kids might struggle to manage their own money someday. With the right age-appropriate resources, teaching kids basic financial literacy concepts can be easier than you might think.

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Top 5 Best and Worst Property Tax States Under New Federal Rules

Property tax rates

When it comes to the average cost of living, all U.S. states are definitely not created equal. And it’s not just the obvious things, like buying a new home or how much date-night for two usually costs. Plus, the recent tax reform law impacted property taxes at the individual county level as well as across different states. This year, homeowners in politically blue counties will pay nearly 2x more in property taxes compared to politically red counties. That cost difference is no joke — and it could play a big role in choosing where to purchase your home.

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Tools & Services

When You Should Seek Help to Get Out of Debt

When You Should Seek Help to Get Out of Debt

Used car salesmen get a bad rap, but that doesn’t mean you can avoid purchasing another vehicle your whole life. After all, used car salesmen provide a useful service when you need something to drive at a lower price point. The same thing’s true for debt relief services. If you’re in over your head financially, you may not know how to find reputable debt relief services. We’re taught not to discuss money or even ask for help to get out of debt, but why is that? Many people hoping to get out of debt would benefit from going through an experienced debt relief service or company.

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