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An alarming trend in the U.S. has seen millions of people having to weigh the costs of necessities like groceries and rent...


Tags: Budget Hacks, Personal Finance

How do most kids learn to excel at the important things in life? Education and practice are the main ingredients. Yet most...


Tags: Just for Fun, Personal Finance

Students are at a fragile financial time in their life: they likely don’t have a fixed stream of income, but they're expected...


Tags: Personal Finance

Making a big purchase, consolidating debt, or covering emergency expenses with the help of financing feels great in the moment...


Tags: Personal Finance, Auto Loans

Whether you shop too much, save too little, or have massive amounts of debt to pay off, setting a financial New Year’s...


Tags: Budgeting, Holiday Smarts, Personal Finance

With the holiday season drawing to a close, the thought of prepping your finances for the New Year may not seem like a top...


Tags: Budgeting, Holiday Smarts, Personal Finance

Growing up, I saw firsthand what it was like to get stuck in the cycle of debt. I’m the child of a single mother who supported...


Tags: Budgeting, Personal Finance, Credit Cards

There are no two ways about it. Online shopping is the method of choice for many shoppers looking to cross things off their...


Tags: Holiday Smarts, Personal Finance, Identity Theft,

There are a lot of ways to pay your bills these days electronic transfers, debit and credit cards, and digital methods...


Tags: Personal Finance