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Six Keys to More Successful Investing

May 21, 2018 | 6 minute read

A successful investor maximizes gain and minimizes loss. Though there can be no guarantee that any investment strategy will be successful and all investing involves risk, including the possible...

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5 Smart Money Habits To Practice

May 14, 2018 | 2 minute read

 

Conquering your financial goals isn’t a simple task, but creating, and sticking to, smarter spending habits will help both your money go further and you get closer to financial freedom.

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Tips for Dealing with a Bad Credit Report

Apr 10, 2018 | 3 minute read

Your credit score is important. In addition to affecting your eligibility for loans and the interest rate you’ll pay, employers, utility companies, and rental companies often run credit checks to...

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Financial Literacy for Kids

Apr 6, 2018 | 2 minute read

No matter how enthusiastic you are, trying to formally teach finance to kids is a tall order that is likely to make their eyes glaze over. Hold their attention by keeping money lessons relevant,...

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Don’t Be Frozen Out — Know How and When to Thaw Your Credit

Mar 20, 2018 | 4 minute read

 

When the Equifax data breach was revealed last fall, you may have followed the advice of experts and frozen your credit. A freeze is the best way to keep your personal data from being used to...

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How to Set and Reach Your Savings Goals

Mar 14, 2018 | 3 minute read

While wanting to save more money has likely crossed your mind, identifying specific savings goals will help you reach them, faster. Whether you’re saving towards one or working towards multiple...

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What Doesn't Affect Your Credit Score

Mar 7, 2018 | 3 minute read

A high credit score can be like a healthy weight. You know you want it, but are you doing the right things to achieve it?

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About Your Credit Score and Its Importance

Feb 27, 2018 | 4 minute read

A credit score is a number generated by an algorithm using information from your credit history representing your creditworthiness. Lenders use credit scores to evaluate the probability that a...

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Save on Medical Expenses with a Health Savings Account (HSA)

Feb 20, 2018 | 2 minute read

A Health Savings Account (HSA) is like a personal savings account you can use on qualified health care expenses for you and your family. Take a moment to review what an HSA is, the eligibility...

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How Are You Doing Financially? Take This Quick Quiz

Feb 8, 2018 | 2 minute read

Would buying a nice gift for a wedding or birthday strain your finances for the month? How about an unexpected expense, like a car repair — could you handle it easily, with some difficulty, or not...

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