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Sane Spending Holiday shopping tips from parents who got it done early

Ashley Campos worked for a large electronics and entertainment retailer for nine years and the experience made her loathe the holiday shopping season. “I hate how people act,” the Frederick resident says. Plus, the deals “aren’t always that great during the holidays. You can sometimes find better deals during the …

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All in a Day’s Work The old-school tradition of a summer job is still important in the modern world

Summer job. Those words may conjure up different reactions, depending on your age. If you are old enough to look back on a summer job, you likely have fond memories of fun co-workers, not-funny-at-the-time-but-hilarious-now workplace horror stories and that feeling of money in your pocket that was all yours. But …

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The Cost of Kids Some pros caution parents to put their own financial needs first.

At least there’s one thing Americans across the spectrum can agree on: Having children is expensive. According to a statement issued by the United States Department of Agriculture in August 2014, “a middle-income family with a child born in 2013 can expect to spend about $245,340 ($304,480 adjusted for projected …

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