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Short-Term Saving Tips for Summer Vacation

Short-Term Saving Tips for Summer Vacation

Kids and Money Articles

With summer drawing closer, your vacation may arrive before you've got the money to pay for it. But there are some quick changes you can make now to save…

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7 Money-Saving Tips for Teens

7 Money-Saving Tips for Teens

Kids and Money Articles

Most teenagers probably won't leap at the prospect of learning about personal finance on their own. That's why it's important to take the time to teach…

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How to Give Your Finances a Spring Cleaning

How to Give Your Finances a Spring Cleaning

Banking Articles

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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3 Reasons You Need an Automatic Savings Plan

3 Reasons You Need an Automatic Savings Plan

Saving Money Articles

“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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How to Be a Money-Smart Graduate Student

How to Be a Money-Smart Graduate Student

Saving Money Articles

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 Much 20-Somethings Should Save

How Much 20-Somethings Should Save

Saving Money Articles

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 Is a Certificate of Deposit (CD)?

What Is a Certificate of Deposit (CD)?

Saving Money Articles

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 Money Articles

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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What's Your Best Savings Option? It Depends

What's Your Best Savings Option? It Depends

Saving Money Articles

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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Saving for Your Retirement or Your Kid's College: How to Choose

Saving for Your Retirement or Your Kid's College: How to Choose

Saving for College Articles

If you're the parent of a child who'll be going to college within a few years, you probably have some choices to make about where to focus your savings…

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Credit Union Membership: What You Need to Know

Credit Union Membership: What You Need to Know

Banking Articles

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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