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Job Changes

Understanding and Directing Your Withholdings

You just got your paycheck. Your eyes scan down the list of deductions and settle on the most important part—your…
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Home & Auto

When Buying a Used Car Privately, Beware of “Curbstoning”

Auto dealers are expected to sell cars that meet certain consumer protection criteria. This may include providing a warranty that…
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Job Changes

Three Job Interview Mindsets

It’s the night before the interview. Your outfit is all laid out, your resumé is hot off the press and…
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Adulting 101

Attitudes Towards Insurance

Insurance coverage can be tricky to shop for, because it requires making specific financial decisions about some hazy and unpredictable…
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College

5 Ways to Lower the Cost of Tuition Before Considering a Student Loan

If you’re considering financing your college education with the help of a student loan, the smartest thing you can do…
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Retirement

5 Good Money Habits to Boost Your Retirement Savings

Think back to your most recent savings goal. How long did you have to save in order to reach it?…
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Identity Protection

5 Identity Theft Jackpots (and How You Can Safeguard Against Them)

Identity theft is nothing new, and yet it still manages to cost its victims billions of dollars (yes, that’s billions…
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Adulting 101

It Pays To Start Saving Now

In case you haven’t heard, compound interest is the best. You may remember it as an equation you had to…
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Budgeting

Use Psychology to Build a Budget You’ll Stick With

When you start looking for financial advice (or any kind of advice, for that matter), experts will share their take…
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