Personal Finance Blogs to Add to Your Feed Reader

Although personal finance has gotten a lot of attention in the last few years because of the recession, it's really an important topic regardless of the economic climate. Whether you're working toward paying off debt, trying to save for retirement or just trying to make ends meet, here are 9 personal finance blogs to inspire…

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3 Reasons to Prepare Financially for Divorce (Even if You Never Will)

The following post is from Linsey of Wise Bread.com, Lille Punkin' and 1099 Mom:   Among some circles, the word “pre-nup” can be a dirty word. It conveys that you are leaving a possibility for divorce in the future, and therefore may somehow think it into being. Realists, idealists, negative types, and hopeful romantics all…

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How Year-End Finance Moves Impact Your Tax Return

The following post is from Madison of My Dollar Plan and Kids and Money at about.com: A couple months ago I highlighted Eight End of Year Finance Moves to prepare you for the new year. Now that tax time is here, and all of your tax papers are organized, let's walk back through each of…

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Wallets to Help You Organize Your Cash Envelope System

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The envelope budget system is a method of budgeting that literally involves dividing money into separate envelopes by category so that you can actually see how much you're spending and where the money for "extra" purchases is coming from. Although you can certain start with regular paper envelopes, they can get beat up or messy…

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Tracking Doctors Visits & Healthcare Costs (Free Printable!)

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For many families, healthcare costs can add up over the course of a year and represent a fairly significant tax deduction. However, it can be easy to lose track of those expenses and the amount you've paid out of pocket if you don't have a central place to record all of those expenses. Liz emailed…

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Kids and Money: 4 Signs They Are Ready to Learn

The following post is from Linsey of Wise Bread.com, Lille Punkin' and The Freelance Farmer: I've carefully watched the debate over chores and allowance, whether kids should have to “earn” their purchases, and when working for cash is age-appropriate. Parents will continue to disagree on this topic forever, it seems, but one thing can be agreed…

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Organizing Your Tax Information

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Tax time is quickly approaching. If you haven't gotten them already, you should be receiving tax documents in the mail within the next 10 days from employers, banks, mortgage companies and more. But organizing those documents is only part of the battle. You also need to organize your medical expenses, charitable giving and a dozen…

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