Archive for February, 2011

How to Teach Your Kids About Dollars & Cents!

February 28, 2011

  Teaching your kids how to handle money can be a challenging task. Most parents have the desire and understand the importance of teaching their children money management skills, but find the process very overwhelming. Starting early is the best thing that anyone can do to teach their children about money. Parents should start with […]

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What is the First Home Club Matched Savings Program?

February 24, 2011

First Home Club Matched Savings Program The First Home Club matched savings program is available for prospective home buyers in New Jersey and New York State. Financed by the Federal Home Loan Bank of New York, this program allows qualified first-time home buyers to earn $4 in grant monies for every $1 saved over a […]

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Vacation/Holiday Planning – Does it Fit Into Your Budget?

February 17, 2011

  Going on vacation is always a treat! A few days off can provide a time of rest and relaxation as well as the opportunity to create long lasting memories.  Taking a well-deserved vacation should leave you with wonderful stories, not a large credit card souvenir! As people relax on vacation they let down their […]

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Tax Tips for Homeowners & Special Tax Prep Pricing for Dave Ramsey Fans of $75

February 2, 2011

  Tax Tips Easy-to-understand tips to keep more of your money Homeowner Tax Deductions During tax season, it helps to think of your home as one giant tax deduction. You can deduct: Property taxes. Mortgage interest on your primary residence and a secondary residence. Certain home improvements. Interest paid on a home-equity loan or home-equity […]

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