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iGRAD – Managing money

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    What is a Budget?
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    Invest Quest
    Think you’re making your money work for you in the most efficient way? Test your investment IQ in this game to see if you have what it takes…more
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    Here's How to Keep Your Online Overspending Under Control
    Whether it’s Amazon prime or a sale at your favorite store, it’s easy to spend too much when all you have to do is enter a credit card number from your…more
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    Personal Bankruptcy is No Get-Out-of-Debt-Free Card
    Filing for bankruptcy is not simply a matter of mismanaged money–it can be brought about by many things, like unemployment, legal fees and…more
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    Ready to Open a New Credit Card? You’d Better Read This First
    You’ve been pre-approved! Does that sound familiar? What do you do when credit card offers come in the mail? Do you need a new credit card?…more
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    The Dos and Don’ts of Rebuilding Credit
    How many times have you heard others or yourself say you don’t have good credit? Many. However, there’s good news. Credit can be built and…more
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    What’s Up With Those New Debit Card Chips?
    If you have a credit or debit card, chances are your card now has a metallic chip embedded in it. You may have some general knowledge…more
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    You CAN Save Money for Multiple Goals: How to Multitask Your Savings
    We all need to save for retirement but there are many other events to save for in the meantime, ranging from vacations to a child’s college education…more
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    How to Get an Even Bigger Tax Refund Next Year
    The best part of filing your taxes is the wonderful feeling when a big refund is direct deposited into your bank account. Wouldn’t be nicer if you could…more