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Preparing to care for an elder parent

By Carolyn Hauck on March 19, 2015

It’s likely that many of us will care for an aging parent or be taken care of by our adult child later in life. This is backed by the statistics: From 1994 – 2011, the amount of women caring for an elder parent rose from 9 percent to 28 percent, and the amount of men rose from 3 percent to 17...

Textbooks

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Back to School - Adult Education

By Jessica on August 12, 2014

If you are thinking about returning to school, you may have lots of questions or concerns about the next few years of your life. Going to college, finishing a degree or pursuing a job training program is a big decision. It is important to be in the proper mind set to be successful in...

Boarding the School Bus

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Sending the Kids Back to Class

By Jessica on August 07, 2014

Ah yes, the summer has flown by and once again school is only a few weeks (or days) away. As you start to put away the sunscreen and stock up on sandwich bags, we wanted to pass along some suggestions for those planning to send their child into the land of academia.

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Tax Tips for 2014

By Jessica on February 14, 2014

Are you aware of the new tax laws for 2014? Don’t worry, we can help. We asked Barbara B., a seasoned Tax Expert on JustAnswer, to update our customers on the changes for 2014 and offer valuable insider tax tips. At the top of her list? Changes in FICA taxes, exemptions and deductions, the...

Alphabet blocks

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Does my five-year-old have to start kindergarten?

By Jessica on January 23, 2014

In the U.S., it’s generally accepted that children start kindergarten at age 5. Which is to say that they can start kindergarten anytime within their fifth year, either by turning five before a cut-off date – generally September 1st or 30th depending on the school district...

Holiday Infographic

'Tis the Season To Be Jolly?

By Jessica on December 16, 2013

We asked you, our JustAnswer friends, followers and fans, what you really think about the holiday season. See the results below and be sure to share with your friends on Facebook and Twitter.

'Tis the Season To Be Jolly?

By Jessica on December 16, 2013

We asked you, our JustAnswer friends, followers and fans, what you really think about the holiday season. See the results below and be sure to share with your friends on Facebook & Twitter.

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5 Tips on Using Deal of the Day Websites

Zach Hayes is a money-saving enthusiast who shares tips on how to get the most bang for your buck on everyday purchases.

If I told you there was a way to get the products and services you need at 50% off or more, you would be ecstatic, right? Well, there is - they're called deal of the...

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Ways to give thanks for grandparents on Thanksgiving

November 22, 2013

Q: This Thanksgiving, my family would like honor our grandparents, who are both over the age of 85. We want to show our gratitude for all they’ve done for us over the years. However, I don’t know where to begin; any ideas...

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How can I get my son to stop playing video games?

Q: My 10-year-old son plays video games or is on the computer so much so that he has no other interests. It’s also his only social outlet. I know about the 2-hour screen time limit per day and the importance of extracurricular sports and activities, but he’s not interested in anything...

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