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The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

Understanding the ways credit and debt work for and against you are some of the first steps toward understanding personal finance. While it’s not useful to be scared of credit and debt and avoid it entirely, there are some things to look out for.

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Strategies for Managing Your Student Loan Debt

Unfortunately, the “hair of the dog” won’t cure this headache, but here are some ideas for managing your student loan...

Budget Check Up: Tax Time Is the Right Time

Tax preparation may be the perfect time to give the household budget a check-up

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

How literate are you when it comes to your finances? Brush up with these five basics.

Pay Yourself First

It sounds simple, but paying yourself first can really pay off. Each month you settle down to pay bills. You…

Spotting credit trouble

The wise use of credit is a critical skill. These 10 questions will help you assess your skill level.

What to look for in Personal Finance Apps

An increasing number have been developed to help individuals with their personal finances.

Weighing the benefits of pre-paid debit card

Today more than half of all Americans use prepaid debit cards for personal use, compared to just 19% in 2008.¹

Strategies For Managing Student Loan Debt

Five strategies for managing your student debt.

The History of Currency

Currency has been around for a long time. Here’s a quick history lesson.

Your Emergency Fund: How Much Is Enough?

How much is enough for your emergency fund? Having an emergency fund may help alleviate the stress and worry associated…

US Personal Savings Rate

What can be learned from the savings rate? The U.S. personal saving rate stood at 3.7% in January of 2017,…

Password Protection Strategies

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn—they’ve all fallen prey to hackers who exposed passwords and other personal information for hundreds of thousands of…