February 20, 2018
The Ultimate Side Hustle Idea List premium

If progress on your 2017 financial goals is not exactly blasting off, it's time to pump some rocket fuel into the tank with these side hustle ideas.

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Amanda Reed
An Open Letter to All Americans premium

Enough is Enough   Bank of America recently decided to charge $12 for checking accounts to people who have a balance under $1,500. 70% of Americans have less than $1,000 in their account – think about the impact.   Two facts make this decision especially disgusting. It targets customers who are already in financially tight […]

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Gabe Krajicek
January 29, 2018
Strategies to Maximize Your Retirement Savings premium

It's easy to put off saving for retirement, right? I mean, who knows how much you'll actually need? It's so far away, and you have bills to pay today... Unfortunately, the best way to hit your retirement goal is to start early. "According to a report from the Economic Policy Institute (EPI), the mean retirement savings of […]

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Andrew Swinney
January 22, 2018
Tips For Finding a New Job in the New Year premium

Eat healthier, exercise more, pick up a new hobby… these classic New Year’s resolutions probably date as far back as the creation of calendars themselves. (Well, maybe not quite THAT far.) But, the new year has always served as a time of reflection and often resolution setting. For many people, these New Year’s goals extend […]

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Jaclyn Eickenhorst
January 17, 2018
5 Tips for Managing Finances Better When Dealing with Depression premium

This article was contributed by Zoe Price.   Anyone who has suffered from depression knows that it can become rather debilitating if you're unable to stop dwelling on the negative thoughts that naturally result from the condition. Science has linked depression to financial hardships and a higher chance of having debt problems. Of course, if […]

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Kasasa
January 12, 2018
A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding 401k premium

We all know we want to retire, but figuring out the right retirement plan to get there can seem pretty complicated. If you have questions about how a 401k works or how to make sure your retirement plan is solid enough, look no further.

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Kasasa
January 8, 2018
Our 15 Favorite Personal Finance Classes premium

You survived twelve years of schooling and an additional four years of college. You took math, English, physics, and maybe even an elective course on jogging... but did you ever take personal finance classes? You’re not alone. In a test discussed on Fortune.com, only 37% of American respondents were able to pass a basic financial […]

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Andrew Swinney
November 27, 2017
7 charities to give back to on #GivingTuesday premium

We hear it over and over: The holidays are about giving, not getting. To help drive this initiative, the Belfer Center for Innovation & Social Impact founded #GivingTuesday in 2012, with the goal of bringing organizations and people together to celebrate philanthropy and encourage giving back. While many people have the desire to give back, they sometimes […]

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Jackson Wise
November 22, 2017
Small business Saturday: 5 tips for local Christmas gift shopping premium

Finding small businesses to shop with can be a little trickier than finding the closest mall, but the benefits are well worth it. Here are a few places to start looking.

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Kasasa
November 2, 2017
The many faces of bank fees premium

Bank fees never feel good. From the ATM fees to the inconvenient “convenience fees,” to the monthly minimums; when you get charged a bank fee, it stings.   We ditched bank fees back in 2003 and haven’t looked back, but we remember the sting like it was yesterday. These are the many faces of bank […]

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Jackson Wise