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Work With Your Bank to Make Smart Money Decisions

When it comes to your money, choosing the right banking products is more than just a matter of convenience.

Six Easy Ways to Find Extra Savings for Vacations and Other Splurges

It is important to make some room in your budget for fun.

Is it time to start online banking?

If you haven’t tried online banking yet, you might be missing out.

Nine Tips to Keep Your Holiday Spending in Check

The holidays can be a joyous time of year, but for some people, they can also be stressful—and expensive.

Financial Planning for Contract and Adjunct Workers Without Workplace Benefits

Even without help from an employer, contract workers can save enough for retirement.

Seven Financial Tips to Shape Up Your Finances This Fall

Fall can be a good time to make sure your finances are in good shape.

Five Low-Cost Ways to Have Fun with Your Kids

Family fun doesn’t have to come with a big price tag.

Three Surprising Uses for a CD

Competing financial demands like saving for retirement and paying off student loans can sidetrack you from big-ticket expenses. Find out how CDs can help.

Click and Save: How Technology Can Save You Money

Use online tools and resources to stay on top of your spending, savings and investments.

A Fresh Look at HELOCs

The home equity line of credit (or HELOC) is a revolving line of credit homeowners can use in a cash crunch.

Five Reasons to Refinance

There are many reasons to consider refinancing a mortgage.

Pick a Budget, Any Budget

If you don’t have a budget, you probably know you need one—or remember you need one when you stress over bills.

The True Cost of Monthly Account Fees

In managing your money, little things can have a big impact.

Financial Planning for Single Parents: Tackling Your Unique Challenges

Single parents have a unique set of financial issues, and they have less margin for error than other parents. That means smart planning is an imperative.

Where to Stash Emergency Cash

You know you need a rainy-day fund to pay for unexpected expenses, like a branch falling through the roof or temporary unemployment. But do you know where to put it?

Six Advantages of Using Different Bank Accounts

Consider using multiple bank accounts to help meet a variety of goals.

Older Parents, Younger Children

Financial advice if you're staring a family late in life.

How to Budget for a Vacation

Guiding principles to help you learn how to save money for a trip, even on a budget.

How to Juggle Multiple Financial Goals

When you’re still working, you likely have multiple financial goals that you’re juggling.

3 Financial Tips for Young Women: How to Maximize Your Early Career Years

Manisha Thakor’s guide to maximizing your early career earnings by negotiating pay packages, paying debt and saving money.

Budgeting for Home Renovation Projects

Making changes, from small upgrades to full-scale home renovations, can have a major impact on your financial situation.

Saving at Any Stage: Starting to Put Money Aside

Now is the time to start thinking more broadly to save for long-term goals, and figure out where your financial priorities lie.

Saving at Any Stage: Living in Retirement

If you’re retired, you should keep monitoring your savings. Many of us will live 20 years or more in retirement, with women living even longer than men.

Saving at Any Stage: Continuing to Save and Invest

If you’ve built up assets and are investing consistently, you should continue to save and consider additional insurance to protect what you already have.

Saving at Any Stage: Nearing Retirement

If you’re nearing retirement, your main goals are to keep contributing to your retirement account, and decide how and when you will step away from work.

Teaching Younger Kids About Money

By teaching your children sensible habits about saving and spending, you can set them up to handle money wisely their entire lives.

Talking Money With Your Teenager

Teaching money management skills can help teens develop healthy financial habits, so they have a better understanding of and control over future cash.

Taking Care of Your Quarter-Million Dollar Baby

Planning for a new baby is an exhilarating time. It can also be an expensive one with childcare costs.

Six Steps to Reduce Debt

Learn how to manage your debt while still being able to save for short and long term goals.

Budgeting Guidelines for Managing Income and Debt

Smart household budgeting is part art, part science.

Reviewing Your Spending Habits

Overspending can lead to excessive debt and make it difficult for you to reach your financial goals.

Create a Budget

Creating a budget can help you build a healthy financial statement and increase your net worth.

Seven Time-Tested Techniques to Ensure Your Money Is Working Hard Enough

Safety was the watchword during the financial crisis, but playing it too safe can be also be a risk.

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