Financial Library

Financial knowledge leads to financial success, and the articles below can help you take more control of your finances now. Plus, Wealth News newsletters can add to your understanding of investing and planning.

Financial Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Oct 12, 2016
If you find yourself squeezed between caring for your children and caring for your aging parents, you’re part of what’s now referred to as the Sandwich Generation. It’s a scenario faced by nearly half of adults in their 40s and 50s, according to a Pew Research Center study. Here are some things you can do to help keep your finances on track while meeting family responsibilities.
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7 Banking Tips for Millennials

Sep 15, 2016
Once you start receiving your first paychecks after graduation, knowing how to spend or save your money wisely can be tough. While you may be able to do your banking with just a few taps on your phone, managing money well is more complicated. Here are a few tips to help you get started.
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Saving for Retirement While Paying Down Debt

Aug 15, 2016
When faced with two big financial priorities, such as paying off old debt and saving for retirement, it can be easier to focus on just one. But there are ways you can contribute to retirement savings even while paying off student or other debt. Here are some steps to help you save while reducing what you owe.
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Making Sense of the Three Major Credit Bureaus

Mar 31, 2016
You’ve probably heard of the Big 3 credit reporting bureaus -- Equifax, Experian, and TransUnion – but you may wonder why it is that one person’s credit score can vary among these three. Here are some tips on understanding your credit score.
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How to Manage Your Money

Nov 19, 2015
It’s the time of year when dollars seem to fly away. You can get better at managing your money, though it may seem out of control. And it’s not a hard thing to do, either.
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Interest Rate Changes: How Will They Affect You?

Oct 15, 2015
Net short-term interest rates have been low for an extraordinarily long time. News stories discuss the likelihood of the Federal Reserve raising interest rates, which has been expected for some time.
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Balance Transfer Offers: How to Use Them Wisely

Sep 15, 2015
Are you considering transferring your credit card balance? Sometimes, transferring your balance to a card with a balance transfer special offer can be a way to help you reduce your total debt faster.
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Eight Ways to Improve Your Credit Score

Aug 14, 2015
Here are a few steps you can take to improve your credit rating, increase your buying power, and strengthen your financial leverage.
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The Pros and Cons of 0% Financing

Jun 15, 2015
When it comes to getting an auto loan, look carefully at all your options. What initially looks like a great offer may end up costing you more in the long run.
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