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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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The Best Ways to Spend This Year’s Tax Refund

Since we’re in the heart of tax season, I thought I’d share a flashback Friday post with tips for smart spending of your tax refund. Whether you’re expecting $500 or $5000, how you spend your tax refund can determine how

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Make Your Tax Refund Work for You

America Saves week continues! Today we’re sharing a guest post about how to use your tax refund wisely. Read on for some great tips! Every year, the middle of April marks the end of the federal tax return filing season.

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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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