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The Net Worth of Young Families Today Falls Below 1989 Levels

9:37 am, March 31, 2014

Households led by someone under 40 have suffered the most since 2007.

 

Banking Without a Branch: A How-To Guide

5:15 pm, March 28, 2014

It's one thing many of us used to do, probably weekly, but we don't do it at all anymore: set foot inside a bank branch. Is it time to go bankless?

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EARN's Firefly - Can It Live up to the Hype and Help Americans Become Savers?

9:25 am, March 10, 2014

EARN's new Firefly Account is designed to reach the 44 percent of Americans who lack the savings to withstand small economic shocks. But is it too ambitious?
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Should You Join a Credit Union? 72% of Them Still Offer Free Checking

4:59 pm, March 06, 2014

This is almost double the rate at the nation's largest banks and thrifts with only 38% of them offering standalone free checking accounts.

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Quit Being Allergic to Saving

9:27 am, February 24, 2014

This is National Savings Week and also tax season -- an excellent time to assess whether you are saving enough to meet your financial goals.

 

Olympic Bobsledder Uses Agile Finance Regimen on Road to Sochi

3:32 pm, February 19, 2014

Jamie Greubel kept her body and balance sheet in shape during her quest for Olympic glory.

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Good News, Bad News in Savings and Credit Card Debt

8:00 am, February 19, 2014

Studies show many of us with less emergency savings than credit card debt, and paying off that debt handily.

 

Build Wealth With Mental Toughness

3:12 pm, February 03, 2014

Financial literacy advocate Valerie Coleman Morris shares how and why the African American financial experience is different than others'.

 

An Introvert's Guide to Money in 2014

10:26 am, February 03, 2014

Being outgoing and successful seem to go hand-in-hand, especially in American culture. But what about the quiet types?

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