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Financial Options for People with Disabilities 

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Financial planning is an important part of life for everyone, but it can be especially challenging for people with disabilities. Sixty-one million adults in the United States live with a disability, and approximately 7.2 million students ages 3 to 21 served under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act during the 2020-2021 academic year, accounting for 15% of all students. If you or a loved one is living with a disability, there are a few key things to keep in mind…
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Inflation and The Pink Tax: 3 Ways to Pay Less

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If you think you are paying more for products and services made for women* like razors, shampoo, haircuts, dry cleaning, hygiene products, and more, you aren’t wrong! The “pink tax” is alive and well; historically high inflation rates and supply chain issues are making it even worse! Learn more about how inflation impacts the pink tax and three ways you can pay less. 
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Money Advice That Finance Experts Ignore

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Just because something is labeled as “money advice” doesn’t mean you should automatically take it to heart. When it comes to money and finances, there is a lot of information out there. But financial advice isn’t one-size-fits-all. It can be hard to know what to listen to and what to ignore. So, we asked financial experts to weigh in on the advice they ignore and why.
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Public Sector vs. Private Sector: Which is For You?

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When you decide to take a new job — or even begin working for the first time — it’s important to compare the public sector vs. private sector because your choice can affect potential wages, job security, career growth — all kinds of important factors. Learn what these sectors are, what jobs you can get in each, and which sector wins out in different categories.
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Are You Wasting Money Driving to Work?

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As gas prices remain historically high, you may be feeling the financial pressure of your work commute. Depending on where you live, your commute could be costing you even more than you think! We’ll explore the cost of driving to work and offer some tips for reducing those costs including comparing the cost of driving with commuting alternatives like public transportation, biking and a hybrid work schedule.
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