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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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How Account Alerts Can Help You

Jun 15, 2016
Have you ever gone shopping, only to arrive at the register and wonder if you had enough money in your account to pay for your purchase? If you have, you know that it can be an uncomfortable situation. Fortunately, the technology exists to help you avoid these concerns in the future.
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10 Terms Every Home Buyer Should Know

May 13, 2016
Buying a home is a common undertaking for many Americans, but it's also one of the most complicated — not to mention costly — purchases adults will ever make. It's important to understand these 10 essential terms so you're ready to make smart decisions with your money.
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Teachable Moments: Money Edition

May 04, 2016
If you are the parent of a young child, you probably spend a lot of time reading with her. After all, literacy is important. But what about financial literacy? To help your child grow into a financially-independent adult, help her cultivate solid money management skills.
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10 Great Ways to Spend an Income Tax Refund

Mar 31, 2016
Expecting a substantial income tax refund this year? If so, you are in the majority - over 70 percent of Americans get money back at the end of the tax year, with the average refund being close to $2,000. Rather than having those precious dollars being absorbed into your normal spending routine, get the most out of your cash.
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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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Managing Student Debt

Mar 31, 2016
The cost of college has gone up and the amount of money that many students have borrowed to complete their degree programs has also increased. While repaying those loans can seem daunting, it is possible. Here are some helpful tips to help manage student loan debt.
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