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4 Ways to Rebuild Your Emergency Fund

Four tips for rebuilding your financial safety net as soon as possible after you've used up all of your savings. READ MORE

Why the Fed Funds rate should matter to you

Learn about the Federal Funds Rate and how a change in this benchmark interest rate may affect your decision to borrow, save or spend. READ MORE

How the FDIC keeps your money safe

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) was set up in 1933 to keep your money safe. Here’s how the FDIC works. READ MORE

5 Questions to Ask Your Accountant about the New Tax Law

Know the 5 important questions to discuss with your tax preparer to ensure you keep more of what you earned under the new tax law. READ MORE

CREATING A MORE CHARITABLE GIVING PLAN

CREATING A MORE CHARITABLE GIVING PLAN

With Americans donating more than $449 billion in 2019, up 5.1% from the year before, philanthropy is alive and well. READ MORE

PAY OFF YOUR MORTGAGE OR INVEST? FOUR KEY CONSIDERATIONS TO HELP YOU DECIDE.

Pay off your Mortgage or invest

Tips to help you decide whether to pay off your mortgage early or put your money to work elsewhereREAD MORE

HELP YOUR CHILDREN PAY FOR THEIR EDUCATION AND AVOID DEBT

HELP YOUR CHILDREN PAY FOR THEIR EDUCATION AND AVOID DEBT

It’s no secret that America has a student debt crisisREAD MORE

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Why You Should Care About Interest RateS

How interest rate changes could impact your finances. Get tips on ways to manage interest rate changesREAD MORE

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STAYING AHEAD OF INFLATION

Life is made of memorable moments. A child’s graduation or wedding. A weekend getaway reminiscing with old friends. You’re banking on even more moments like these, but are you making the right choices to ensure your savings stretch that far?  READ MORE

PROTECTING YOURSELF FROM IDENTITY THEFT

Your savings make more moments possible—the same moments that could be at risk if your identity is stolen. READ MORE

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SAVING MONEY IN TODAY’S ECONOMY

When you were growing up, your piggy bank may have served as a constant reminder of the importance of saving money. Savings make more moments possible, like seeing your child graduate from college or closing on a dream home. They also provide an important safety net and are a crucial first step toward building wealth. READ MORE

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LADDERING UP CERTIFICATE OF DEPOSIT RETURNS

What moments will your savings make possible? Quiet mornings spent on the deck of your new beach house? A bucket-list trip to the heights of Machu Picchu?  Whatever you’re saving for, Certificates of Deposit (CDs)—and by extension CD ladders—can be a smart investment. READ MORE

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INVESTING WITH ROBO-ADVISORS

The digital age has ushered in a variety of online services designed to make managing your financial life easier. Topping this list are robo-advisors. Robo-advisors provide automated, algorithm-driven financial planning with little to no human supervision or interaction. READ MORE

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MAINTAINING FAVORABLE CREDIT

Your portfolio has been key to helping you capture the moments that matter most, like selling off stock for your kids’ education or investing in your 401(k) to fund your retirement. Surprisingly, what’s good for you might not be so attractive to models that determine your credit score. READ MORE