3 Common Charitable Giving Mistakes

Giving to charity does good, feels good and could earn you a tax break. But if you aim to claim a deduction for donating, be sure you’re also giving some attention to properly preparing your return.

5 Tips for Thrifty Thanksgiving Décor

Save yourself some dough this Thanksgiving with these eco-friendly decorations straight from the backyard or local nature area.

How to Claim Charitable Donations

Not sure how to claim a tax-deductible donation on your taxes? Read on for SAM's guide to giving.

6 Common Frauds and How to Avoid Them

From telemarketing fraud and identity theft to Ponzi schemes and health insurance fraud, there are many ways to get ripped off. Read on to know the red flags.

A True Story of Predatory Lending

Predatory lending takes on many forms including car title loans, tax refunds and payday loans. Read Ann's story of falling into the debt trap with payday lenders.

Is Debt Consolidation Right for You?

Debt consolidation loans are just one option for managing debt. Know the risks and alternatives to debt consolidation loans before signing up.

5 Reasons You Need an Emergency Fund—and How to Create One

Create a emergency fund in order to prepare for unkown crises that can occur throughout life.

Insurance Claims Checklist

Here is a checklist you need to follow when filing an insurance claim for a disaster.

Talking Money with Your Children in Times of Crisis

Learn how to discuss financial hardships with your kids. These talks can empower your children to make sounds money choices in their future.

9 Ways to Cut Costs on Back-to-School Shopping

Use these 9 tips to get your little ones geared up for back to school without blowing your budget.

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