financial literacy

February 27, 2018
How Does A Bank Calculate My Interest Rate? premium

While you owe money on the cash you borrow, interest works in your favor when you have a savings account.

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Jackson Wise
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
September 21, 2017
A Guide To Understanding And Applying For Federal Pell Grants premium

Despite rising higher education costs and student loan debt, there is a baffling amount of federal student aid that goes unclaimed each year. A NerdWallet analysis showed that high school graduates left $2.7 billion in free college funding on the table in 2014. One of the key components of financial aid for students comes in […]

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Jackson Wise
May 8, 2017
Financially illiterate man nods head, smiles, and eagerly signs 95% APR loan premium

“I don’t know what APY stands for, but I do know what YOLO means, and I want my man-cave finished before football season.”

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Jackson Wise
April 19, 2017
How to recover from a late student loan payment premium

While a history of late payments is bound to adversely affect your credit rating and cost you late fees, the consequences for a first-time miss aren’t all that dire.

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Amanda Reed
March 13, 2017
Say sayonara to credit card debt: 5 tips from personal finance experts premium

Credit card debt is an epidemic. It's so bad that March 21st was named, Credit Card Reduction Day. Here's how you can get a head start:

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Jackson Wise
March 1, 2017
The top 5 money misunderstandings and how to avoid them premium

Adulting can be tough, and the source of many grown-up problems is money. To steer clear of these mishaps, learn how to navigate the following situations.

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Jackson Wise
January 30, 2017
The 20-something budget: 8 ways to balance fun with your funds premium

If you’re in your mid-20s, you might be feeling a bit torn financially – build wealth, or enjoy life. Consider some of the following suggestions for balancing your saving and spending.

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Amanda Reed
January 17, 2017
5 debt-busting blogs to inspire your debt payoff journey premium

Whether you have $40,000 or $400,000 in loans looming ahead, take heart: It just might be the start of your own inspirational tale.

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Jackson Wise
January 8, 2017
Simple lessons to teach your kids the value of the dollar premium

With the help of these lessons, your children will not only grow up knowing the value of a dollar, they’ll understand that it doesn’t come as easy as the swipe of a debit card.

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Amanda Reed