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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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The Financial Literacy Crisis

Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge. Imagine driving a car without a…

The Five Basics of Financial Literacy

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

What to look for in Personal Finance Apps

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

To Catch a Thief

Many Americans have taken steps in recent years to protect their identity. However, one report found identity theft hit an…

Stop Wasting Money

The list of IRA withdrawals that may be taken without incurring a 10% early penalty has grown. Benjamin Franklin once…

Prevent a Rift: Money Tips for Newlyweds

Couples may be able to head off many of the problems in a marriage that money can cause.

A House Divided

By understanding a few key concepts during a divorce, you may be able to avoid common pitfalls. The latest research…

A Cheat Sheet for Sending Your Kid to College

Dropping off your son or daughter is loaded with emotions; here are a few tips for a smoother experience. College…

Personal Finance for the Modern Woman

In this modern day and age it’s simply irresponsible for women to take a backseat when it comes to dealing…

5 Money-Saving Strategies to Avoid

We’ve all done it. Spent more than we wanted to all in an effort to get a great deal. With…

5 Things To Know About Your Parents Financial Future

Parents spend their entire lives planning for their children’s future but, as goes the circle of life, there comes a…

Parents, Teach Your Kids to be Financially Literate

Financial Literacy among young Americans has been a focus of the Jump$tart Coalition since its inception in 1995. The coalition…