personal finance

Taxpayers could experience major refund delays this year from backlogged IRS

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Americans around the country will begin filing their income taxes as the filing period opened this week, but many could experience major delays from the Internal Revenue Service, which still has millions of unprocessed returns from last year.

Taking out a student loan for your child can hurt your own financial well-being

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When people take out student loans for themselves, certain risks are involved. The debt can negatively affect a person's mental, emotional and even physical well-being. It can also harm a person's financial well-being. When taking out a student loan for one's child, the risk is even higher.