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Building a Budget? Watch Out for These 6 Common Mistakes

Don’t let money worries get in the way of your dreams—make sure to avoid these common budget mistakes. Read More

Paying for College: What are my Options?

You just got that much-anticipated acceptance letter from the college of your dreams, and you’re ready to take on the world. But if you’re like most Americans, the hefty cost of tuition is putting a squeeze on your family’s wallet. Read More

Do These 5 Things Before the End of the Year

During the busy holiday season, it can be tough to set aside time to do anything other than shopping, cooking, and celebrating. But taking a close look at your finances now is important, because it can save you money and help you meet your goals next year. Set yourself up for personal finance success in the new year with this Read More

When It Comes to Savings, an Emergency Fund Is Just the Beginning

Whether you have been making monthly transfers to your savings or simply depositing extra money when it’s available, you’ve built an emergency fund to help you stay afloat if times get tough. Read More