Money Milestones For Your 20s and 30s

If we could write our 20 year-old selves a letter it would say, “Start now. Start saving for retirement. Even just a little.” We know it doesn’t sound fun or maybe even necessary to start saving for something so far off, but if you do, you will thank yourself some day. And that “some day” […]

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Could You Earn An “A” in Financial Basics And Terms?
financial basics and terms

In 2003, the United States Senate designated April as Financial Literacy for Youth Month. In March 2004 the Senate unanimously passed Resolution 316 that officially recognized April as National Financial Literacy Month. This law emphasizes the importance of every American understanding financial basics and terms. Scott wants to cast a vote for national cake month […]

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Couples Sharing Finances? There Are Apps For That!
couples sharing finances

Previously Published on: CreditCards.com by Susan Johnston Taylor A couple of years ago, when my husband and I first started merging our finances, we looked for an app that would allow us to keep an eye on each other’s accounts and understand our overall financial picture without making all our bank accounts and credit cards […]

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How To Score Unusual Scholarships

Whether you are investing in your own education or getting ready to support your kids going through college, we have some great tips for you to score some unusual scholarships! Did you know that most people go after very general scholarships when there are many unusual scholarships that many people overlook?  Make sure you do your […]

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New Year, New Money You Challenge: Review Last Year
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Congratulations! You are remarkable! Not everyone makes it to Challenge #3: Review Last Year.  You take the time to make a better life. Not a perfect life. A better life. You’re ready for Challenge #3. Most people let their finances boss them around like a grouchy toddler on a sugar high. But you are taking steps […]

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Appy New Year! (That’s right) Money You Challenge #1: Apps for the best Money You

Stop Waiting. Today’s The Day. “New Money You” Challenge #1. Are you ready for the best Money You year ever? Start your year off right. (Don’t worry if it’s not January 1! Plenty of large corporations run their fiscal year counter to the calendar year. Now you do too!) CHALLENGE #1 — APPy New Year! Start […]

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ABCs of Successful Holiday Spending

The holidays are quickly approaching and with a few weeks until Christmas, it is time to draft a plan for successful holiday spending! The National Retail Federation expects holiday spending to be almost 4% higher this year than last. They expect American consumers to spend an average of $935.58 during the holiday shopping season this […]

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