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The more you know about money, the better you position yourself to reach your financial goals, not just for today but for life. PNC My Finance Academy provides information, insights and ideas that may help as you work toward building healthy financial habits for high school, college and beyond.

 

 

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My Finance Academy is here for you with videos, podcasts, articles and other tools to help you build your financial knowledge and confidence. Check back often! We update our site regularly to keep you on top of the latest strategies for financial success.

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How to Start an Emergency Fund and Why it Matters

An emergency fund is money set aside for unforeseen circumstances. Think of it as a safety net to catch you when expenses spring up unexpectedly.

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What Is Compound Interest and How Is It Calculated?

Compound interest can help savings grow faster or make borrowing more expensive. Understand what it is, how it’s calculated and how to use it to your advantage.

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Tips for Starting a Business While in College

Thinking about building a business while you’re in college? Here are some things to consider and ideas to help you start off on the right foot.

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Students Giving Back: Charity, Volunteering and You

Many people believe that being charitable has to involve donating money. It doesn’t. Sharing your time and talents can also do a world of good.

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Start Investing: A Beginner’s Guide to Stocks & More

If you’ve thought about investing but put off because you think it’s too complicated or it requires too much cash, maybe you just need to learn more about it.

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How to Build Credit as a College Student

Your credit history and score can affect your ability to qualify for loans, credit cards and other financial opportunities throughout your life. Here are some tips for building credit now, while you’re in college.

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Tips to Ace Your Video Job Interview

Virtual job interviews, like remote working, are very common today. How can you prepare yourself to be at your best?

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How to Afford a Car in College

Having a car of your own can open a whole new world of independence and freedom, but how do you choose the car that’s right for you — and finance it?

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How to Set & Achieve Your Financial Goals

The first step toward achieving your financial goals is having a clear idea of what you want. Then put a plan into place and stick to it.

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