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Buy This Book Before Black Friday



Black Friday – the big shopping day right after Thanksgiving – is building up a big head of steam. But before you give in to advertisers' entreaties to spend, spend, spend, STOP – and read Generation Earn: The Young Professional's Guide to Spending, Investing, and Giving Back, by Kimberly Palmer. Palmer, the personal finance columnist for […]

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Energy Tax Credits Expire 12/31 – Act Now to Save $$$ on Efficient Windows, Doors



Energy-efficient doors and windows save money by keeping cold air out in winter and warm air out in summer. The federal government and many states are encouraging homeowners to replace drafty old windows and doors with new, energy-saving models by offering tax credits that allow you to deduct a percentage of the replacement cost from […]

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Tax Credits Can Help You Save Money and Shift Green



Buying energy-efficient home energy systems, appliances, and cars can save you loads of money by reducing your energy consumption.  But the upfront cost of investing in efficient technologies can make ditching your old energy guzzlers for new energy sippers seem prohibitive. Federal and state tax credits help defray your purchase costs (image source). Here's how:  Federal […]

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