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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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Are payday loans the best solution?

In a financial emergency learn what you need to know and what solutions are best to use.

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Better budgeting with financial planning software

There are desktop budgeting software tools to help you with your personal finances..

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Budget help for millennials with big student loan debts

Millennials entering the workforce or still in college who are anxious to pay off debt, could greatly benefit from student loan budget help.

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Budgeting for teens: using and creating a budget


Making a budget with teens is a great life skill to instill that they're sure to use for the rest of their lives.

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Building a strong credit score

Understanding what impacts your credit score can go a long way toward helping you improve it.

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Buying vs. leasing a car: What makes the best sense for you?

There are pros and cons to financing options that should be weighed with your priorities and financial goals before you decide to buy or lease a car.

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Choosing a financial planner: What to consider

Having the option to manage your own money may be appealing, but there may come a time when you need some help. Talk with a financial planner to get the guidance you need to help you reach your goals.

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