Theo Thimou About the author:
Theo has co-written several books with Clark Howard, including the New York Times #1 bestseller Living Large in Lean Times. As a single widowed parent of two young children, he strives to bring unique savings tips to men and women like him who must face life without their spouses. He can be reached at [email protected]
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Want to park your money in a moderate-yield interest account that has a conscience? Then maybe Aspiration Bank is the…
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When it comes to retirement costs, do you know how much income you'll need in order to live comfortably when…
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Each tax season, many people rush to file their return as soon as they can so they can get a…
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Have you taken out a mortgage or a loan or purchased life insurance with a big bank in the last…
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As the longest shutdown in our nation's history drags on, nearly 1 million federal employees are either on furlough or…
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Nobody exactly likes paying the Internal Revenue Service, but there's something even worse than paying taxes. How about paying a…
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The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) is out with new guidance for filing your taxes during a government shutdown as the historic…
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It's official: Tax season will begin Monday, January 28 this year. That's the first day the Internal Revenue Service will…
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