Savings and Investments

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  • July 17, 2014

    Are you struggling to save money? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! For most people, saving money is an afterthought. But before you get ready to pay for your next...

  • July 15, 2014

    If you’ve spent any time reading the financial news lately, you’ve probably heard of bitcoin. The digital currency, which was relatively unknown just a year ago, has been making headlines due to its recent spike in value. Trading at just over $13...

  • July 15, 2014

    Every household is affected directly by finances, no matter how much money its members make. Often, it's affected by worries over finances.

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  • July 14, 2014

    Lots has been written about how the various generations handle money. Millennials have been traumatized by economic disaster; Gen X isn't saving for retirement; and baby boomers are spending their children’s inheritance.

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  • July 11, 2014

    Those who bet on horses gather information from many sources: newspapers, friends, and remarks overheard at the track.

    The best insight, bettors know, comes “straight from the horse’s mouth” — meaning the jockey or an examination of the...

  • Cut spending, consolidate your payments and get out from under debt
    July 11, 2014

    For many recent college graduates, stepping in to the “real world” is not quite the thrill it ought to be. The problem: heavy debt that...

  • July 10, 2014

    The most widely known choices for getting out of debt are credit counseling or a debt settlement plan. But you can “DIY” more easily than you think. Many consumers believe they can’t settle their own debt. But after looking into all of your...

  • July 7, 2014

    For many students, getting an education comes at a big expense. According to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, private and federal student loan debt collectively...

  • June 18, 2014

    What does "money" represent to you? Is it simply a means of exchange, or an important symbol of personal independence?

    Nearly everyone has an opinion about money. Here are some of the best inspirational quotes from famous entrepreneuers,...

  • June 5, 2014

    No. Don’t co-sign. Develop a paralysis in your writing hand. You might bend this rule for a child, but it’s a risk.

    Tell anyone else (niece, nephew, close friend) to raise the money they need in some other way. Say “no” to live-in partners...