Simone Baribeau

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The Highs and Lows of Joint Marital Tax Preparation

The Highs and Lows of Joint Marital Tax Preparation

I've never been happier to see my 1099s arrive in the mail than I was this January. Finally, I wasn't going to have to do the mundane task of filing my taxes on my own. I was now married. But were my tax filing glasses too rosy?

5 State-Level Ideas to Keep College Grads Out of Crushing Debt

5 State-Level Ideas to Keep College Grads Out of Crushing Debt

For the past 30 years, states have been anything but allies to college students. Their share of higher education funding has dropped by 31.2% per student since 2001.

3 Common Purchases You'll Pay Less for in 2014

3 Common Purchases You'll Pay Less for in 2014

You're in luck if you need these items next year.

Five Common Items You'll Pay More for in 2014

Five Common Items You'll Pay More for in 2014

Be prepared to pay more for health care and food, but that's not all.