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Your Guide to the August 2017 Total Solar Eclipse

On Monday, August 21, 2017, a very exciting cosmic event can be viewed across the United States. A total solar eclipse will cross the U.S.A. from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. In a total solar eclipse, the moon passes between the Earth and the sun, blocking the sun and its corona, or atmosphere, completely from the Earth’s view. If you’re in the path of the total eclipse, or the Path of Totality, you’ll get to see it in its entirety. However, if you’re not directly in the path, the areas surrounding will still see a partial view of the eclipse. If you’re viewing the eclipse, make sure you wear proper eye protection and take care while traveling. Check out our guide for where to view the eclipse and how to safely view it!

How to Avoid 9 Common Tax Filing Mistakes

If you’ve procrastinated until the last minute on filing your taxes, you’ll likely be hurrying to get through them. The more quickly you move, the more likely you are to make mistakes, so be aware of the nine most common listed below. Avoiding mistakes will ensure that your tax refund isn’t delayed and that you don’t have to do extra work after you file. The keys are to double check all of your work and if you’re not sure of a number or name, compare it to official paperwork before submitting.

10 Ways to Save on an Epic Spring Break Vacation

Whether you’re a student traveling on Spring Break or you’re someone who just needs a break from the cold temperatures of a long winter, March is the perfect month for a getaway. Many shy away because they feel stuck between traveling well and staying on-budget. Traveling in style doesn’t have to be costly if you use a few tricks. We’ve got some ways you can save money and enjoy your vacation, sans the worry of blowing your budget.