What You Need to Know About New ‘Chip and PIN’ Credit and Debit Cards
You’ve probably starting seeing updated debit and credit cards that include a tiny, metallic microchip embedded in the card front. If you haven’t received yours from your card issuers yet, you…
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Regardless of your spending habits, emergency funds should be an important piece of a sound financial plan. You may never know when you might encounter a trip to the hospital or some…
Looking to Retire at 43? Couple Shares 6 Investment Tips for Early Retirement
Robert and Robin Charlton did what some people may think is impossible: They retired at the age of 43 back in 2006. They are now enjoying a life of traveling…
3 Ways to Prioritize Debt and Save Money in Your 20s
In the early years of your adult life, debt can add up quickly. From paying back student loans to buying a car to purchasing a home, expenses may add up…
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Your emailed receipts are saved on your computer. The bank statements you get by mail are haphazardly tossed into a desk drawer. Your car insurance policy is buried somewhere in a…
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So, you’re ready to take a leap of faith and buy a home. This type of life change can be as stressful as it is exciting, but if you know…
Mom filing paperwork with baby daughter
If you’re expecting your first child, you’ve probably heard about the mountains of diapers you’ll go through. But have you thought about all the paperwork that comes with a new…
Young teen babysitting toddler
School’s out, and long summer days are ahead. While older teens often work seasonal jobs this time of year, now may be a good time for your 14- or 15-year-old to…
mom on maternity leave with newborn baby
For expectant mothers who work, planning maternity leave for the first time can prompt many questions: How much time off can I take? What options do I have for paid leave?…
baby eating
Two of the most important, fundamental aspects of having baby can also be two of the most expensive: food and daily care. As your baby grows, your food expenses will…