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Control the Urge to Compete on Social Media to Help Keep Spending in Check

Social media can make us feel pressured to “keep up with the Joneses.” Take a step back to reassess and help develop a healthier and less expensive relationship with social media.
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How Online Grocery Shopping Can Help Boost Your Budget and Save Time

Online grocery shopping can actually be a great tool to help with menu planning, limit impulse buying, compare prices and help save you time and money.
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Finding Financial Balance While Having Friends with Expensive Taste

Spending time with friends can be expensive. In fact, 39% of millennials have spent money they don’t have to keep up with friends. Consider these tips to help you save more while still having fun with friends.
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Kids Flown the Coop? 10 Not-So-Obvious Money Tips for Empty Nesters

Think beyond the man cave or craft room haven. An empty nest offers a variety of opportunities to fine-tune your finances.
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It’s Not Too Late to Help Set Yourself Up for Success in 2019

Check these six quick financial tasks off your annual to-do list now and remain on track towards achieving your short- and long-term goals.
2 min read
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Even Santa Has a Budget: How Planning Can Help Rein In Holiday Overspending

From expensive gifts to travel, the holidays come with a unique pressure to spend. But creating a budget – even if you break it – can help keep your spending in check and keep you off the naughty list.
3 min read
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How Social Media Can Help Make the Holidays Easier

Social media isn’t just for following friends and family. Here’s how it can help with everything from showing your gratitude to finding gifts for hard-to-shop-for relatives.
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Looking at Apps to Send & Receive Money? Keep These 3 Tips in Mind

Splitting a dinner tab or buying a group gift? Apps that let you transfer money to friends and family can be incredibly convenient.
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Mobile Payments: How the Heck Do They Work?

Your phone soon could replace your wallet as mobile payments become more common. Find out how mobile payments actually work.
2:40 min video
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Thoughts About Money Mastery and Women

Being an independent woman means being in charge of your finances, too. Get tips from Patrice Washington on how to get started.
3:26 min video
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College Student’s Guide to Using Credit Wisely

Easy ways to develop good credit habits and start building a credit history as well, without getting yourself into trouble.
3 min read
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The Benefits of Budgeting

How do I set up a budget? Where do I start?
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The College Years: Making a Budget Work for You

Creating and sticking to a budget can help you handle your finances while focusing on your coursework
3 min read
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Can You Buy Happiness?

What makes us happy? When it comes to making purchases, do more expensive items give us more enjoyment in the long run?
3:49 min video
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The Secret to Not Blowing Your Vacation Budget

Putting a dollar amount to each category of your vacation budget helps you know exactly how much money you need to save for your next vacation.
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Learn What You Can Do to Improve Your Financial Health Today

Saving more doesn't have to drastically change your lifestyle. Start practicing these simple habits today to help set yourself up for a solid financial future.
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A College Student's Guide to Build Good Credit

Once you turn 18, you will be eligible to build credit. First, you must have a source of income. The next steps can make or break your credit score.
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5 Good Reasons to Budget

Tracking expenses and keeping a budget does take some effort. But, the control and confidence you'll gain could be worth it.
1:53 min video
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3 Tips to Help Manage a Never-Ending Shopping List

As your family’s needs grow and change, so will your grocery list. By implementing a few easy tricks, you can manage your spending and return home happy.
2 min read
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Interest Rates 101

Commonly asked questions about interest rates to help you understand how they work and how they impact the economy.
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