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March Madness: How to Pick your Bracket

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The odds of picking a perfect bracket this March Madness is estimated to be about 1 in 128 billion, and that is only if you are picking higher seeded college basketball teams to win. The closest anyone came to filling out the perfect bracket in the past six years was in 2017. They only selected the first 39 teams correctly and didn’t even make it to the sweet 16. Though the odds are against you to win the perfect bracket, you can still at least have a shot at beating the other people in your office pool. Use our tips below to maybe make it to the Final Four.

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Budget Holiday: DIY St. Patrick’s Day Décor

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If you’re throwing a St. Patrick’s Day party or just want your house to look festive and full of Irish charm, there are lots of ways to decorate for March 17th. However, if you’re on a budget, buying decorations from the store may be out of the question. Don’t worry – you can make beautiful decorations at home with these DIY St. Patrick’s Day ideas. Each of these items will cost next to nothing to make, and they’ll keep your home as cheerful as St. Patrick’s Day itself. 

 

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Tax Season: The Benefits of Filing Your Taxes Early

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It’s hard to believe that tax season is already here again! This year, aim to file your taxes early. There are many benefits to submitting your tax return to the IRS in January, February, or March, including the possibility of a larger tax return. On January 26, 2018, the IRS began processing both e-filed and paper tax returns. Though you have until April 17 of this year to file, getting your taxes done before the last-minute rush is a good idea and can save money, time, and stress.

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Winter Olympics 2018: The U.S. Athletes to Watch

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The 2018 Winter Olympics began last Thursday night here in the U.S. You know it’s an occasion you can’t miss, but do you know which US athletes to look for? Team USA is made up of 244 athletes. While you can’t memorize all of them, here is a list of all-star athletes representing Team USA that you can read to keep up with the big event. Go USA! 

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Back to School: Saving on School Supplies

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Temperatures are still warm, but summer is drawing to a close, and that means it’s just about back to school time again. If you have kids, this can be an expensive time of year, as back to school often demands all new school supplies, school uniforms, sports fees, field trip costs, and another year of tuition. However, using the simple tips in this article, you can save money this back to school season and focus less on your finances and more on the excitement of the new school year.

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Planning for Retirement at Every Age

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  • Finance

The economy has changed drastically over the past 20 years, and so has the way most of the young people in the country think about retirement. Gone are the days of working a lifetime for a single company with a guaranteed retirement fund. Today’s workforce functions with a lot of moving parts and most of the time saving for retirement is left up to the individual.  Whether you’re in your 20's and are just beginning to think about retirement or you’re in your 60's and about to retire, we’ve got tips for how to make the most of your golden year finances.

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April Fools’ Pranks: Harmless, But Funny

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April Fools’ Day is a great excuse to have a little fun with your friends, family, and coworkers. There are plenty of pranks you can pull that are harmless but still very funny.  -We’ve got a list of a few pranks that you can pull at home or in in the office.

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The Ultimate Guide to Tax Preparation

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Tax season is already here again. With more rules, regulations, scams, and possible mistakes than ever, filling your taxes is a scary endeavor. We’ve got your ultimate guide to tax preparation that’ll help you every step of the way.

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A Guide to March Madness 2017

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Are you ready for March Madness? College basketball fever is about to sweep the nation, and AmeriCash Loans has your guide to top rated Men’s NCAA teams and important dates for 2017 March Madness.

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How to: Avoid the IRS “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams

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Just like that, tax season is already here again. For some, it’s a time of joy – a chance for a big refund check that’ll buy a new electronic device or pay off a bill. For others, tax season can be a scary time, full of unknowns and unexpected fees. No matter your feelings on the season, watch out for these twelve tax scams, often referred to as the IRS “Dirty Dozen.” They’re fraudulent schemes laid out to hurt taxpayers and make away with their money.

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