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Personal Financial Planning Basics – Test Your Financial Knowledge

It is never too early or too late to prepare for your financial future. Whether you are fresh out of college or focused on paying down your debt, these tips will help you get on the right financial track. Let’s go over the five key areas that you can work on to improve your finances today. Don’t...

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A Parents’ Guide to Helping Your College Student Create a Budget

Watching your child go off to college can be exciting. On the other hand, figuring out how he or she is going to afford living away from home while getting a great education can be quite a different matter. We’re here to help you and your child learn how to budget for college and all that it has...

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How to Rebuild Credit after Personal Bankruptcy

Are you struggling with debt? If so, you are not alone. The average American household is $135,924 in debt.[i] With credit cards, student loans, and mortgage payments, getting out from under that mountain of debt may seem insurmountable. When debt becomes overwhelming, many people turn to...

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5 Money Mistakes You Might Be Making

As a teen, getting that first job or an increase in your allowance can be great. You suddenly have an influx of cash that you can spend on whatever you want. With all that financial freedom, however, you may also be finding that your money doesn’t stretch quite as far as you thought – or hoped –...

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How Do I Start Saving?

Whether the money comes from a paycheck or an allowance, it is important that you start saving some of that money as soon as possible.  It can be tempting to spend all of your money on the things you want now – like a new pair of jeans or a night out with friends. But what will you have...

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