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Take Control: Thinking About Buying A Home? Save Some Money!

We’re back on our home buying series and Mansa Musa from MoneySmartLife.org explains that if you’re thinking about buying a home, you may be able to “purchase one with no money down, but you won’t be able to with no money.” Today we talk about some expenses you will encounter and how to save some money for the added cash you will spend buying a home.

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Take Control: The 2021 Child Tax Care Credit Could Be A Game Changer For Parents

As part of the of the latest COVID-19 Relief Bill, the child tax credit for 2021 has increased from $2,000 per child to $3,000 per child. Parents of children under age 6 would be eligible for an even larger $3,600 total credit. That said, Mansa Musa from MoneySmartLife.org explains what that means for you if you are a parent.

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Take Control: Before You Spend ALL Your Stimulus Money Listen To This…

The majority of Americans will receive or have received the latest… and maybe our last… stimulus check to help us navigate through this ongoing pandemic. But before you spend it all or let advertisers suck you in,  Mansa Musa from MoneySmartLife.org says this is an opportunity to build or rebuild a “Money Smart Life” for you and your family.

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Take Control: I Think I Want To Buy A Home…

If you are dreaming of buying a home, Mansa Musa from MoneySmartLife.org has a “home buying timeline” to get you through the process. Today is part two in our series as we discuss the beginning of the process… thinking about buying a home.

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