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TurboTax owner Intuit to pay $141 million to customers ‘unfairly charged’

TurboTax owner Intuit to pay $141 million to customers ‘unfairly charged’

[ad_1] Kimberly White | Getty Images Entertainment | Getty ImagesIntuit, the owner of popular tax filing software TurboTax, will pay $141 million in restitution to millions of low-income Americans who were "unfairly charged" for services that should have been free, according to a multistate agreement announced Wednesday.TurboTax also agreed to

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How to get a free pair of Nike sneakers and other life hacks

How to get a free pair of Nike sneakers and other life hacks

[ad_1] Reading the fine print or understanding available offers means you could be saving money or taking advantage of refunds or freebies that you might not have otherwise known about, like a brand-new pair of Nike sneakers. That's the kind of attention to detail that can lead to some surprising

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Buy now, pay later will soon affect your credit score in the UK

Buy now, pay later will soon affect your credit score in the UK

[ad_1] Buy now, pay later giant Klarna says it will start reporting data on customers' usage of its products to credit bureaus in the U.K., gearing up for incoming regulations aimed at reining in the sector over fears it is putting young people into debt.Starting June 1, the Swedish fintech

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How to teach your kids to have a healthy relationship with money – even if you didn’t

How to teach your kids to have a healthy relationship with money – even if you didn’t

[ad_1] Many parents intend to teach their children to have a healthy relationship with money but end up falling short — even though a majority say personal finance lessons are best taught at home.Some 83% of adults say parents should teach their kids about personal finances, according to a CNBC

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Georgia just became the latest state to require personal finance education

Georgia just became the latest state to require personal finance education

[ad_1] Georgia Governor Brian Kemp makes remarks during a visit to Adventure Outdoors gun shop as he pushes for a new state law to loosen requirements to carry a handgun in public, in Smyrna, Georgia, January 5, 2022.Alyssa Pointer | ReutersHigh school students in Georgia will soon have guaranteed access

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88% of adults support requiring personal finance education in high school, survey finds

88% of adults support requiring personal finance education in high school, survey finds

[ad_1] Most adults in the U.S. support guaranteed access to personal finance education for high school students.Eighty-eight percent of adults surveyed by the National Endowment for Financial Education said their state should require either a semester or year long personal finance course for graduation. The survey of 1,030 adults was

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Cuts to unemployment benefits didn’t spur jobs, report says

Cuts to unemployment benefits didn’t spur jobs, report says

[ad_1] A "We're Hiring" sign hangs on the front door of a toy store in Greenvale, New York, on Sept. 30, 2021.John Paraskevas/Newsday RM via Getty ImagesState cuts to pandemic unemployment benefits last summer had a small impact on hiring, suggesting enhanced funding for the unemployed didn't play a big

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These states are poised to pass personal finance education legislation this year

These states are poised to pass personal finance education legislation this year

[ad_1] Lee Jimenez, a teacher at Indian Hill Elementary School in Cincinnati, Ohio, discusses credit cards and methods of payments with his 3rd grade class using online financial education curriculum SmartPath.SMARTPATHThere's momentum for personal finance education becoming law in many states across the country.Nearly half the states already mandate such

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The fight to protect consumers against bad investment advice is advancing, but slowly

The fight to protect consumers against bad investment advice is advancing, but slowly

[ad_1] William F. Galvin, Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, at a press conference on Sep. 10, 2018. Galvin championed a state rule governing investment advice, which a judge invalidated in March 2022.Michael Swensen for The Boston Globe via Getty ImagesThe fight to protect consumers from bad investment advice has

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Here’s why health savings accounts may contribute to inequality

Here’s why health savings accounts may contribute to inequality

[ad_1] The Good Brigade | Digitalvision | Getty ImagesA popular way to save for out-of-pocket medical expenses might be contributing to health-care inequality, new research suggests.Health savings accounts are tax-advantaged accounts available to Americans with high-deductible health insurance policies. Federal law established them in 2003. Since then, HSAs have grown

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