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Watching for common bank fees and knowing the impact they have on your finances may help you avoid a checking account fee from...

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401k or IRA? Let's look at each investment option and understand the similarities and differences so you can make the best...

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When people ask why is it important to have a free checking account, the better question is what are the advantages of an...

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Managing your checking account is about taking an active role in knowing what's going on with your money – when it's coming in...

Tags: My Finances

Traveling can get expensive fast. If you're on a budget and frustrated at the lack of cheap vacation ideas out there, maybe some...

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The best way you can avoid bank fees is twofold: one, get an account that doesn't charge most of those fees. Two, stay on top of...

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If you can automate parts of your life that can help you increase savings, that's more than convenient, and you can still make a...

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The kids are home for summer! Here are 15 fun summer activities for kids so you can spend the time together as a family without...

Tags: Budgeting

Where do customers who need a trustworthy financial partner look if they don't trust big businesses? The answer is closer than...

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