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Prepaid debit cards are cards that you load up with cash and can be used like any other debit card. This product started out as a banking option for those who did not have traditional checking accounts, and now business is booming. The amount of money on prepaid cards is expected to reach $168.4 billion by 2015, according to the Read more.
It happens to almost everyone: a child is born, and well meaning family and friends bestow the child with gifts of clothes and toys until the drawers are overflowing and you’re tripping over toys shouting “make it stop!” You can ask that, instead of more cotton and plastic, your family and friends put that money into your child’s college savings Read more.
If you claim your child as a dependent, and he or she made less than $6,100 during the year, your child won’t need to file a tax return (this also assumes your child filled out a W4 and noted on that form that he or she is claimed as a dependent – which means the employer did not withhold taxes). Read more.