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Stacey Bumpus

Stacey Bumpus, Contributor

Stacey Bumpus holds both her Bachelor and Masters degrees in Communications. After spending years in corporate communications, she discovered freelancing was really her cup of tea and fell in love with finding and writing about the latest financial news. Now, providing news and tips about banking, mortgages, taxes (and even logging her own efforts to save for retirement), she’s not only fulfilling her lifelong passion, but also helping others manage their finances responsibly.

Articles by Stacey Bumpus

The 4 Craziest Ways People Have Legally Avoided Paying Taxes

Drugs as a business expense? See how these people wrote off these deductions.

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Here’s Why It’s So Hard to Get Out of Debt

Getting into debt is easy, but getting out doesn't have to be.

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Happy Chinese New Year: Does Your Animal Sign Mean You’re Good at Saving Money?

The animal that represents the year you were born says a lot about your money management ability.

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The Biggest Myth About What Your Wedding Should Cost

A number made up by the wedding industry, see how to save on your wedding.

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Savings Account Rates Today: North County Credit Union at 1.01% APY

Get ahead on your savings goals with a Pay Yourself First Savings Account.

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Why Your Kid Needs a Checking Account

A youth checking account could teach your kids how to tangibly manage money.

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How Dan Marino, Vince Young and Other Broke NFL Players Lost Their Fortunes

A fortune doesn't guarantee a sound financial future. It takes smart money management, too.

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What to Do If You’re Denied a Mortgage Loan Refinance

Rejected for a home loan refinance? Your battle might not be over.

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