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Which home renovation projects create the most value when selling your home? Here are the 5 top home improvements you can make to increase your home’s resale value including estimated costs and average percent of cost recouped when you sell.
While online shopping can be convenient, here are 5 rewarding reasons to shop right in your neighborhood.
Without careful planning, your "cheap" weekend getaway could lead to financial stress. Here's how to avoid sneaky budget busters on your next trip.
No matter your income level, you can start investing to help you build wealth. But where do you begin? From 401(k)s to understanding investment terms, this article answers key investing questions to help you get started now.
Helping your teen buy his or her first car doesn’t have to be a bumpy ride. This parent’s guide will make the car buying process easier —from creating a budget to the actual car buying experience.
Like many of us, you want to help people who’ve been impacted by natural disasters. How do you know if your money is going to a legitimate charity? Here are 4 important tips to donate money safely.
47% of college students say that they don’t feel prepared to manage money. Here are 10 tips parents can use to help them better manage their finances.
This infographic breaks down how much credit card debt can cost you in the long run.
Credit card fraud is on the rise. If you see unfamiliar charges or suspicious activity on your statement, follow these important steps and tips to protect your account and help prevent future occurrences.
Do you find yourself overspending during the holidays? Americans typically spend more than $1,000 during the holidays, with much of it financed on credit. Use these 5 tips to keep from overspending this holiday season.
Before you take on any debt, consider whether the money you borrow is “good debt” or “bad debt.” This article helps you understand the difference between the two and provides examples which debt can help you reach important goals and which could damage your financial future.
Can you pay off debts and save? The answer is yes, but it requires a strategy and streamlining your spending habits. This article provides tips and ideas on how to cut down your debit while making sure you’re able to save money for future goals.
If you find out that a company you do business with – or an online service that you use – has suffered a data breach, make sure you complete these steps right away.
Mortgage interest rates have fallen to the lowest level in over 17 months, and homeowners have are considering whether to refinance their existing mortgages. But is it smart financial choice for you? This article provides 4 key questions you should answer to help make an informed decision.
Buying a home is probably the largest purchase you’ll ever make. This infographic compares the costs and the benefits of renting vs. buying a home.
Just because school is out learning about money shouldn’t stop. This article provides 4 smart ways to raise your teen’s financial IQ this summer and prepare them to better manage money.
While recessions are a normal part of the economic cycle, they can have negative impacts on people and their families. Learn how a recession can impact you and how you can be prepared for the next one.
If you're looking to buy a new home but have a current home to sell, figuring out how to make it all work can be tricky. Here's how to do it.
Making your home more attractive to buyers can help increase your chances making the sale. Discover these five high-impact strategies to help showcase your home’s best features.
Understand the basics and background of what credit is and how it affects you
Learn about what makes up a good credit score and how you can build (or maintain) good credit
We shine some light on common Social Security misconceptions to help you get the most from your hard-earned benefits
Use these 10 strategies to help protect your personal and financial information while online.
This article offers 5 steps to help you jump start your savings and put you on track for creating a foundation for more security and for reaching your long-term goals.
Creating a budget is a great first step to putting your finances on the right track, but it’s easy to go off course. Here are five smart tips to help you avoid the most common budget pitfalls and sticking your plan.
Learn how to create a budget in a few steps. The good news? It's something anyone can learn and succeed at.
In the first part of our three-part series on how to buy your first home, you’ll learn the steps you need to prepare for the financial aspects of buying a home – from saving for a down payment to getting pre-approved for a mortgage loan.
You’ve imagined the home of your dreams, but how do you find it? This article shows you the smart steps you can take to find the right home for you – from lining up real estate professionals, touring homes, and making an offer.
Understanding the final steps in the home buying process will help you know what to expect, what to watch out for and what can go wrong at the last minute. Here are tips on what to do before closing to final walk through.
Use these three simple steps to get a jump start on organizing your finances.
Student loan debt has surpassed the total amount of credit card debt owed by Americans. Here’s what students and their parents need to know before taking on student debt – from deciding what kind of loan is best for their situation to understanding repayment options.
Use these tips to help give your teens and pre-teens a basic financial education.