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3-Reasons-You-Need-an-Automatic-Savings-Plan

3-Reasons-You-Need-an-Automatic-Savings-Plan

Saving

“Save money” is a timeless bit of personal finance advice, but actually doing it can be another story. If you need a way to boost your savings and stay…

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Ways to Cut Your Car Costs

Ways to Cut Your Car Costs

Saving

Driving is a necessity for many, but it can also be expensive, with an average annual cost of almost $8,700. Here are three easy ways to reduce your car…

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What Is a Certificate of Deposit (CD)?

What Is a Certificate of Deposit (CD)?

Saving

Certificates of deposit, or CDs, are not the most exciting investments, but they are among the safest. They make perfect sense for the risk-averse or for…

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How to Build a CD Ladder

How to Build a CD Ladder

Saving

If you're looking to earn the highest possible yield on your investments without sacrificing the safety of government backed insurance, certificates of…

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How Much 20-Somethings Should Save

How Much 20-Somethings Should Save

Saving

Your 20s may seem like an odd time to think of saving for retirement, but it's actually the perfect moment to start planning for your later years. That's…

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What's Your Best Savings Option? It Depends

What's Your Best Savings Option? It Depends

Saving

There's no question that saving money is a wise plan, but where to put your savings isn't always so cut and dried. Does a regular savings account fit your…

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How to Be a Money-Smart Graduate Student

How to Be a Money-Smart Graduate Student

Saving

Whether you'll be pursuing a master's degree in English literature or a Ph.D. in chemical engineering this fall, life as a graduate student likely will…

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How to Budget When You Have Seasonal Income

How to Budget When You Have Seasonal Income

Budgeting

Rewarding careers don't always come with a steady paycheck. For people who work in agriculture, construction, tax preparation, entertainment, landscaping…

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How to Manage Your Finances After Graduating From College

How to Manage Your Finances After Graduating From College

Budgeting

You're done with college, and now you're ready to be on your own. But for newly minted grads who didn't major in money management, here's one last assignment:…

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Making the Most of E-Banking

Making the Most of E-Banking

Banking

Most people are at least somewhat tech-savvy these days. But when it comes to digital banking, you might be missing out on a few time-saving tricks. Here's…

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5 Money Moves to Make Before Traveling Abroad

5 Money Moves to Make Before Traveling Abroad

Banking

In the excitement of exploring a new country, it's all too easy to rack up extra expenses when paying in a foreign currency.

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How to Give Your Finances a Spring Cleaning

How to Give Your Finances a Spring Cleaning

Banking

Ah, spring! It's the season of renewal, when we can count on longer and brighter days, the return of baseball and the urge to get the house in order.

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Credit Union Membership: What You Need to Know

Credit Union Membership: What You Need to Know

Banking

A credit union can be a more rewarding option when you're saving for a rainy day and looking for a safe place to keep your cash, or a more frugal choice…

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Mobile Apps Make Depositing Checks a Snap

Mobile Apps Make Depositing Checks a Snap

Banking

As routine financial tasks move online, you may have fallen out of the habit of banking at a branch office. If so, receiving a paper check can be a hassle,…

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