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Mastering the basics behind your money

No matter where you are in your life, taking care of your everyday finances is the first step toward being prepared for life’s small moments and major milestones. 

Personal money management can seem like a daunting task at times, but with the right guidance, it doesn’t have to be. We help break it all down for you here. Get familiar with basic financial concepts so you can spend time doing what you love instead of worrying about your money. 

Managing finances after divorce

Getting a fresh financial start after a divorce presents many questions. Here are some considerations to make the financial impacts of divorce less daunting.

Tips for avoiding fraud, identity theft and financial scams

Identity theft and fraud are now part of our daily lives. Get tips to help keep your information and accounts safe.

Be alert for financial schemes targeting seniors and vulnerable adults

Seniors and vulnerable adults are frequent targets of fraud, scams and financial abuse. Learn what to watch out for.

Getting married? Ask your partner these 25 questions about money

Differences over finances is one of the most common issues that lead couples to split up. Make sure you and your future spouse are on the same page about money.

Year-end financial checklist: 9 personal finance tips for 2021

There are many financial items to consider as your calendar flips to the new year. Read on for 9 things to do to get the new year off to a solid start.

How distance learning can impact the family

Financial and emotional challenges — and opportunities — abound while families live, work, and go to school at home.

Women: Be the financial decision maker you were born to be

Women are taking on more and more. This article outlines steps women can take to be an active financial decision maker in their household. Read more

How does compound interest work?

Compound interest happens when the interest you earn on your savings begins earning interest on itself. Learn how compound interest can increase your savings.

5 steps to building an emergency fund

Having extra funds available for emergencies is an essential part of your overall financial well-being — but saving can seem daunting. See five steps to build an emergency fund.

mom with kid in laundry room

Managing finances after divorce

Getting a fresh financial start after a divorce presents many questions. Here are some considerations to make the financial impacts of divorce less daunting.

Man on cell phone with credit card

Tips for avoiding fraud, identity theft and financial scams

Identity theft and fraud are now part of our daily lives. Get tips to help keep your information and accounts safe.

Be alert for financial schemes targeting seniors and vulnerable adults

Seniors and vulnerable adults are frequent targets of fraud, scams and financial abuse. Learn what to watch out for.

just married couple

Getting married? Ask your partner these 25 questions about money

Differences over finances is one of the most common issues that lead couples to split up. Make sure you and your future spouse are on the same page about money.

Family enjoying an outdoor Christmas market

Year-end financial checklist: 9 personal finance tips for 2021

There are many financial items to consider as your calendar flips to the new year. Read on for 9 things to do to get the new year off to a solid start.

How distance learning can impact the family

Financial and emotional challenges — and opportunities — abound while families live, work, and go to school at home.

An older woman working on a laptop at home

Women: Be the financial decision maker you were born to be

Women are taking on more and more. This article outlines steps women can take to be an active financial decision maker in their household. Read more

compound interest

How does compound interest work?

Compound interest happens when the interest you earn on your savings begins earning interest on itself. Learn how compound interest can increase your savings.

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5 steps to building an emergency fund

Having extra funds available for emergencies is an essential part of your overall financial well-being — but saving can seem daunting. See five steps to build an emergency fund.

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