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Real Adulting Smarts: Taking Mom and Dad Off Your Bank Account

YOU DID IT!!! You’ve completed college or trade school. You even have the shiny new diploma or certificate to prove that you’ve taken ONE. HUGE. STEP.  toward a brighter future and financial independence.  YESSSSSS!!!! There’s only one thing left to do (well besides taking off that cap and gown and enjoying a giant piece of congratulatory cake): You need to cut the financial cord – and remove your parents from your bank account.

Yup, that.  


Real Homebuying Smarts: So you think you can buy a home?

Or maybe you have no earthly idea. The truth of the matter is, there are a lot of people who think they can afford to buy home and can’t. And others who think they can’t afford to buy a home and actually can.  So how do you know where you stand?


Providing a more inclusive online experience. That's Real Smart.

Everyone knows it. The Internet has forever changed the way we live. Today, we use websites to help us shop, bank and even date more easily. But what many people may not know is that the way we experience those sites with bright colors, flashy photos, helpful links and comparison charts and interactive videos is not the same for everyone.

It’s especially different for those with disabilities.


Real Tax Smarts: Tax Pro or No?

Today concludes our final blog on taxes for the season (we had a good run). We’ll conclude with a helpful article on tax preparation.

As a taxpayer, you really have three choices when it comes to preparing your taxes:

Behind door #1 you have … Online tax preparation services

Behind door #2 you have …Tax preparation companies