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Do You Need A Social Media Break?

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Do You Need A Social Media Break? Am I the only one who can get distracted by social media? I spoke to a friend of mine one day and she told me she was taking a social media break. She said that every time she logged onto social media she began to feel bad about herself. She began to feel like she wasn’t enough and that she wasn’t worthy. Her story really impacted me, because I too can get overwhelmed by social media. I’ve noticed that if my mind isn’t guarded in gratitude for what I have and for who…

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One Thing You Need To Know About Unemployment Benefits. How moms may be impacted by COVID-19 and unemployment.

One Thing You Need To Know About Unemployment Benefits

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The COVID-19 pandemic has hit millions of Americans and upended life around the world.  But there is one group that has been hit very hard – moms.  Unexpected job losses, decisions to exit the workforce due to the increasing demands at home to be a homeschool teacher, or increased demands at work while maintaining the home have disproportionately impacted moms.  Unemployment has become a lifeline for many during these turbulent times.  But did you know that this lifeline now has the potential to be a major headache during tax time?   The reason is that unemployment benefits are considered income, similar…

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Wish you had more money in your paycheck? In this post, you will learn how to increase your monthly income by changing your tax withholdings.

Give Yourself A Monthly Raise With This Simple Tip

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I have a couple of friends who loathe the idea of receiving a refund.  I thought they were crazy when I heard them talk about their desire to structure their taxes in a way where they wouldn’t receive a tax refund.  They believed that a tax refund was a big waste and meant they failed in properly setting up their taxes at the beginning of the year. To them, a tax refund wasn’t something to be excited about, but rather a signal to do something different the following year.  This was totally different than my approach. Unlike my friends, I…

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10 Smart and Quick Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely

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We are in the middle of tax refund season and for many of us, this provides an opportunity to catch up on goals, catch up on bills, or to do something a little special for us or our children. But where to get started and how do you decide what to work on? In this post, I’m going to share 10 Smart and Quick Ways to Spend Your Tax Refund Wisely. These tips will help you have more peace and move you closer to your goals. If you receive a refund, think about how you will allocate your refund before…

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