save money in college.
If you’re heading off to college, you’re probably meeting friends, setting up your mini-fridge and choosing your meal plan. But, you may also need to think about the cost of tuition, books and other…
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Did you just graduate from college? Do you have a student loan? Paying off a student loan as quickly as possible is an important step to help you find financial freedom…
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You just got your first paycheck and — surprise! — it may be quite a bit smaller than you expected. Don’t worry, though, nothing is wrong. Your employer has simply deducted a…
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When you get married, you begin sharing a lot more than just closet space, vacations and chores. You also embark on a shared financial life. Depending on how you structure your…
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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…