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Pay Yourself First

You have to pay everyone else —shouldn’t you get your share too? The answer is, you should. Your spending plan helps you pay yourself, first. Make it a goal to […]

Major Purchases

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Five Rules for Buying a House

Buying a house is a great way to feel like you’re part of the community. But it’s also a huge financial decision with far-reaching implications.  If you’re looking to buy […]

Major Purchases

That Sweet Ride

That Sweet Ride

There’s more to buying a car than thinking you can afford the monthly car payment. Make sure you understand exactly what you are getting yourself into. Assess your needs We […]

Credit

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How Can I Get Started with Credit

Does qualifying for credit feel like a classic chicken or egg situation? It doesn’t have to be. With the right moves you can start building positive credit history. Whatever you […]

Retirement

But I Don’t Wanna Retire

When we go on about retirement, do you drift off? We get it. Retirement may seem irrelevant when you’re young and excited about a brand new career. It might feel […]

Savings

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5 Foolproof Ways to Save

We don’t need to tell you all the reasons why it’s a good idea to save money. You know that already. What you might not know is how to actually […]

Investing

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Your Investment Mindset

There’s no one way to invest. There’s no exact formula for success. There is, however, a reason to get in there and try. Develop a good investment mindset — and […]

Retirement

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Traditional TSP VS. Roth TSP

With all the benefits of the TSP, participation is a no brainer for a lot of servicemembers. But there are a couple of things to think about before you dive […]

Credit

How Do They Calculate My Credit Score?

How Do They Calculate My Credit Score?

The big credit score to care about is called your FICO® score. Three major credit bureaus — Experian, TransUnion and Equifax — use data from lenders and a few other […]

Savings

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5 QUICK TAX REFUND TIPS

Is your bank account about to get a big boost from a tax refund? If so, here are five quick tips to help you make the most of it. Have […]

Retirement

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Traditional vs. Roth IRAs

  Both kinds of IRAs are geared to help you get to the golden years. Each has tax advantages, rules, and limits to consider before you invest. Check it out: […]