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Fine Tune Your Money Management
Even if you’re pretty good about keeping your spending and saving on track, you probably know areas that could use improvement. Use these do’s and don’ts to help fine tune your habits.


Budgeting

4 Steps to Better Budgeting
Dollars are not like socks in the laundry. There is no mischievous elf dipping into your bank account each month to siphon off your balance…

Benefit of Spending Less
Reducing your spending can be worth more than you might think. Use this calculator to see just how much your budget reductions may be worth, if you were to invest them. View the value of this new potential nest egg both with and without taxes factored in …

Credit Score

How do you get an ideal credit score?
If you’ve been denied a loan, mortgage, lease or credit card, chances are it has something to do with your credit score …

Investments

Investing is for Everyone, Including You
Do you think investing is too risky, complicated or only for the rich? When it comes to risk, investing is a speculative endeavor…

Buying a Home

The Patient Buyer’s Guide to Buying a House
Home ownership is the cornerstone of the American Dream. While it may or may not be your dream (depending on your list of priorities and financial goals) it is one of the most major of all major purchases you could ever make…

Paying for College

Preparing for the Eventuality That Is: College
You think tuition is stratospheric now? Imagine how expensive it will be by the time your kids come of age. Do yourself – and your offspring – a favor by putting some thought and savings into their higher education costs…starting now…