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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

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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Financial glossary: Basic terms you should know

As you start your financial journey, you might come across some unfamiliar terms. Here’s what you need to know.

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Common tax questions

Taxes can be confusing, so it's no wonder people may have lots of questions. These answers to common tax questions may help.

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How to choose a financial advisor

There may come a time when you need some help managing your money. A financial advisor can offer the guidance you need to help you reach your goals.

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What is gap insurance?

GAP insurance is a type of auto insurance that covers the difference between your loan balance and the current value if your car is totaled or stolen.

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What is a hard credit inquiry?

When does a credit score inquiry impact your credit, and how can you minimize the impact? Read more about 'hard' and 'soft' credit pulls.

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What are dividends? Sharpening your financial know-how


Increase your financial acumen by reading up on what exactly dividends are, and how dividends work.

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