As you're considering your New Year's resolutions for 2012, don't forget to think about your money. The New Year is a great time to assess your finances, gain control and stick to a new budget or saving plan. Taking control of your personal finances will allow you to save and prepare for unexpected expenses. Here are some tips to help you get started:
Gift cards are a great solution for those people on your holiday list for whom you don't know what to buy. With gift cards, one size fits all, and the recipients can get exactly what they want. But before you buy a stack of gift cards, consider these tips from the Federal Trade Commission to make sure you get the most for your money.Buying gift cards
It's easy to get focused on spending rather than saving and investing during the holiday season. However, some of the best gifts you can give children and young adults are tools that set them up for future financial success. Use the following list, beginning with the youngest person
'Tis the season of giving. With rising operating costs, loss of government funding and an increasing demand for services, charities need donors' help now more than ever. Donating to your favorite cause can be fulfilling, but to ensure that your gift reaches the intended source, follow these tips:
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