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Celebrating Money Smart Week

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Money Smart Week takes place April 22-29, 2017. It’s a collaborative effort by thousands of organizations around the United States to provide resources and educational courses to any and all demographics to help every person manage their personal finances more effectively.

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Car Title Loans: What You Should Know

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Many Americans who need fast cash for a financial emergency turn to car title loans. However, The Federal Trade Commission warns consumers to be wary of car title loans and their repercussions.

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Kids and Money: Passing On Good Financial Habits

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Becoming financially literate is just like learning a new language; It requires education, practice, and repetition to fully grasp and apply financial literacy in the world. Just as with foreign language, the sooner children are exposed to financial lingo, the better. However, as money-spending, saving, investing, donating adults, it can be easy to pass along bad money habits from the get-go. Here are several ways you can ensure your child is creating positive financial habits at an early age that will carry on through their teenage years and into adulthood.

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April Fools’ Pranks: Harmless, But Funny

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April Fools’ Day is a great excuse to have a little fun with your friends, family, and coworkers. There are plenty of pranks you can pull that are harmless but still very funny.  -We’ve got a list of a few pranks that you can pull at home or in in the office.

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The Ultimate Guide to Tax Preparation

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Tax season is already here again. With more rules, regulations, scams, and possible mistakes than ever, filling your taxes is a scary endeavor. We’ve got your ultimate guide to tax preparation that’ll help you every step of the way.

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A Guide to March Madness 2017

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Are you ready for March Madness? College basketball fever is about to sweep the nation, and AmeriCash Loans has your guide to top rated Men’s NCAA teams and important dates for 2017 March Madness.

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How to: Avoid the IRS “Dirty Dozen” Tax Scams

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Just like that, tax season is already here again. For some, it’s a time of joy – a chance for a big refund check that’ll buy a new electronic device or pay off a bill. For others, tax season can be a scary time, full of unknowns and unexpected fees. No matter your feelings on the season, watch out for these twelve tax scams, often referred to as the IRS “Dirty Dozen.” They’re fraudulent schemes laid out to hurt taxpayers and make away with their money.

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2017 Chicago Auto Show Guide

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It’s that time of year again car fans! The Chicago Auto Show is open this weekend at McCormick Place in the south loop. Whether you’re in the market for a new ride or just want to checkout the latest car technology this is a can’t miss event. If you are planning to attend this year’s show AmeriCash Loans has a few tips to make your experience a great one!
 

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Valentine’s Day Date Guide: Money Saving Tips

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February 14th is fast approaching, and with it comes a lot of pressure to buy fancy dinners, expensive jewelry, and flowers that cost a lot, but don’t last. It’s easy to get carried away and before you know it, those costs can get out of hand.  However, it doesn’t have to be that way; Even on a budget, you can create a very romantic Valentine’s Day for you and your special someone.

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Keep Your Hard Earned Cash

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Wouldn’t it be nice to have a little extra cash lying around? Well, it’s very possible to save a few extra bucks every month if you are willing to put some time into saving. Just as the old adage says, every penny adds up, so it is crucial to really keep track of all of your spending. AmeriCash Loans has found some easy money saving tips to assure you will not be cash strapped by the end of the month.

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