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When to Refinance Your Auto Loan

Refinancing an auto loan can save you a lot of money on your monthly payment. Borrowers can refinance to get the best bang for their buck and pay off a loan quicker. But it’s not…

3 Reasons to Choose Credit Over Debit

Credit card or debit card? You’ve probably asked yourself that question. When Americans pull out their wallets, they’re actually more likely to choose a debit card over a credit card for daily purchases. But there…

3 Surprising Benefits of Saving Money

The value of saving money isn’t rocket science. It leaves you with more disposable income in the short term and more savings for retirement. If you save the right way, you can even watch the…

Teach Your Kids How to Save Money

It’s never too early to learn how to save money. As a parent, you have a lot of responsibilities—from teaching healthy habits to differentiating between right and wrong. But financial responsibility is one of the…

Teach Your Teenager with an Allowance

If you have a teenager at home, you’ve probably given them $20 for a night at the movies or even more for a weekend road trip. But think of an allowance as a teachable moment.…

Use Apps to Keep Track of Your Finances

It’s easier to keep tabs on your finances now than ever before. Financial apps allow you check your bank account or monitor the stock market with the touch of a finger, and Americans are taking…

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Invest in Stocks? Don’t Overdo It

Americans are enamored with the stock market. More than half of all U.S. families (52 percent) own stocks in some way, whether it’s through a 401(k) retirement account or investments in a brokerage account. The…

Pay Off Your Credit Card Now

It’s never a bad time to pay off your credit card debt, but Americans are borrowing more than usual. According to the Federal Reserve’s most recent data, overall consumer borrowing jumped almost nine percent in…