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Financial planning

One key to money management is creating smart financial habits for your everyday life. Browse this section to find tips on budgeting, investing, building savings and more.
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Planning your financial future

13 life events that can affect your financial strategy

In the busyness of life, it can be easy to miss the impact of life’s changes to your personal finances.

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Planning your financial future

26 Painless ways to build an emergency fund

No matter your stage of life, ensuring you have an emergency fund to handle unexpected expenses is important. Here are some tips to get started.

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Planning your financial future

3 key tips for selecting an annuity

With the purpose of generating guaranteed income, choosing the right annuity can be challenging. These tips may steer you in the right direction.

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3 options when you need an emergency loan

Cash advances are high-risk and extreme. Consider other options before going out and getting a payday loan to solve your costly financial emergencies.

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3 reasons to choose a new credit card

Be sure your credit card is working hard for you. With so many credit card options to choose from, search for the card that offers the most benefit to you.

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Planning your financial future

4 budget tips for dealing with medical bills

Paying for healthcare can be challenging for some people. In an effort to avoid mounting medical debt from affecting your credit, there are a few things you can do to stay on top of the situation.

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4 simple ways to make a budget calendar

Make a budget plan and stick to it with a calendar that makes it easy to be ready for upcoming payments.

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