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Revenue Recapture

It is that time of year with qualifying Minnesotans getting refunds from the state for property taxes or rent paid. Or not. Some unhappy folks are not getting their tax refunds, thanks to Revenue Recapture. The Revenue Recapture Act authorizes

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4 Ways Marriage Can Affect Your Finances (You May Not Have Thought Of)

You’ve finally found “The One” and you’re ready to make that life-long commitment “to have and to hold.” We all know that weddings are expensive. The average cost for a wedding these days is around $35,000 after all. But what

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Posted in Taxes

What’s The Deal With 529 College Savings Plans?

Many parents think about saving for their children’s college tuition. We’re flashing back to this post on 529 college savings plan. Read on for great info! Let’s face it . . . raising kids today is an expensive affair. Making

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Posted in Student Loan

Managing Debt as an Active Service Member in the Military

Members of the military face unique situations and challenges that civilians do not. For example, active service members face the possibility of deployment and sometimes continuous relocation. A 2014 National Foundation for Credit Counseling (NFCC) survey indicated 77% of service members

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2017 Tax Bill Relieves Tax Liability on Death and Disability Discharges on Federal Student Loans

When a student loan borrower becomes totally and permanently disabled they can apply to have their student loans “discharged” (forgiven) through the Total Permanent Disability Discharge program (TPD Discharge: learn more here). The survivors of a borrower who dies can

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