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4 ways to reach your financial goals
Stay in the driver’s seat of your finances with expert advice on four key financial themes: saving, budgeting, paying down debt and boosting your credit score.
Dollars and sense: The best financial advice I’ve ever received
In celebration of Financial Literacy Month in April, hear from people in various stages of life who share the best financial advice they’ve ever been given.
Own your money: Four key components to women’s financial health
Studies show that a large majority of women stress about their financial situation -- over 66% in Logica’s 2020 Future of Money survey.
How to manage your finances in a post-COVID landscape
Stacey Black, lead financial educator at BECU, offers some timely tips on keeping your finances in check as life slowly returns to a new normal.
Road to financial confidence
No matter where you are in your financial journey, expert advice and tips are available to help keep you on track.
Pandemic and personal finance: An expert Q&A
Money stress is high this year and many of us are in uncharted financial waters.
Cybersecurity Q&A: Is your personal information safe?
The Federal Trade Commission has received over 18,000 reports related to COVID-19 since January 1.
Activities to help parents teach kids money skills
This is an excellent opportunity for parents to broach financial topics with their kids and teach them valuable money management skills.
Has the coronavirus pandemic impacted your financial goals?
During this unprecedented time, there may be an opportunity to revisit and adjust short- and long-term financial goals to ensure you’re setting yourself up for a future of financial stability.
How to spot and avoid tax schemes
Some of the most common methods of identity theft might surprise you.
Give your spending and saving habits a tuneup
2020 could be the year you create a better relationship with your finances.
Financial planning: Your ticket to your dream vacation
There are two pieces of the equation to consider: saving and budgeting.
Credit Score 101: 5 ways to improve your score
Poor credit can cost you significant funds in the future or even delay major life milestones.
Nervous about the cost of college? Here are 5 ways to be financially smart
Americans owe over $1.56 trillion in student loan debt, spread out among roughly 45 million borrowers.
5 ways to reduce debt and reach your financial goals
Many people struggle to pay their bills on time. Nearly one in 10 Americans have debts in collection.
How to make your tax refund or pay raise work for you
It can be tempting to splurge on something fun, but financial experts suggest steps that will reap long-term benefits.
Rainy day fund: How to save for unforeseen expenses
Saving for emergencies can seem impossible, but if you look for strategic ways to tuck away a bit here and there, you’ll thank yourself later.
How to talk about money with your honey
Take advantage of opportunities to ensure your finances (and household budget) are aligned in a way that helps you reach your goals.
Stress-free retirement-planning tips
Nearly three in 10 American adults say they’re not at all confident they’re saving enough for retirement, survey says.
How to protect your family from online identity theft
There are more than 230,000 malware attacks launched online every day, compared to about 4,000 per day in 2016.
Four ways to shop for the holidays without breaking the bank
Nearly a quarter of shoppers went over their 2016 holiday budget, and 27 percent didn’t have a budget to begin with, a recent survey says.
How to have ‘the money talk’ with your teen
More than a third of parents say they don’t discuss money with their children at all.
How to save at every stage of ‘adulting’
Throughout your personal and professional life, you may see different incomes and expenses; but you can and should be saving.