It’s “tax time,” when more than 150 million Americans need to begin preparing and filing tax returns for calendar year 2017. For many, tax preparation can feel like a big task and not necessarily one they relish. But for most, there are ways to make it easier, less time consuming and less expensive.   And, despite all…

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Bank Account Ownership and Financial Wellness

According to a new study from The Center for Social Development at Washington University, many low-income households move in and out of using mainstream financial services, and on average, those with bank accounts are more financially secure than those who are unbanked. Unbanked is the common term used to describe households lacking both a checking…

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