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The word 401k is synonymous with retirement, but how many of us actually know all the rules around 401ks? We've made this FAQ...


Tags: Saving, 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

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

Are debit cards safe? What about when compared to using cash or a credit card?


Tags: Online Banking, 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

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


Tags: Personal Finance

You may already know that Baby Step 1 is saving $1,000 for a starter emergency fund. It might seem daunting to save up that...


Tags: Personal Finance