50 Money Moves to Make Before Graduation

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50 Money Moves to Make Before Graduation

50 Money Moves to Make Before Graduation

If you’re a senior in college, or the parent of one, you’re probably counting down the days until graduation. But are your finances prepared for the big step? Don’t worry if they’re not — most students feel overwhelmed by the task of managing money. To give you the confidence you’ll need to succeed in the real world, we’ve compiled a list... Read More

6 Things Everyone Should Be Doing to Build Wealth

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6 Things Everyone Should Be Doing to Build Wealth

6 Things Everyone Should Be Doing to Build Wealth

The idea of “building wealth” isn’t just for rich people. In fact, if the word “wealth” has you envisioning fancy people spending summers in Cinque Terre on their private yachts, it might be time to reconsider what wealth really means. Wealth, in general, can mean ensuring that you have enough to adequately cover what you... Read More

How to Save Money by Spending It

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How to Save Money by Spending It

How to Save Money by Spending It

All the experts seem to say the same thing: “If you want to save money, stop spending it.” Stop buying lunch. Don’t buy a coffee in the morning. Cancel your cable. They make it sound so easy to save money! But I like buying lunch. I’m a zombie without my morning coffee. And I really enjoy... Read More

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These Are the Areas Where It Costs the Most to Retire

These Are the Areas Where It Costs the Most to Retire

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39 Ways to Do March Madness on the Cheap

39 Ways to Do March Madness on the Cheap

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5 Habits of Successful Savers

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5 Habits of Successful Savers

5 Habits of Successful Savers

There are some people who are expert savers. They seem to always have enough money for that rainy day. But putting cash aside remains a challenge for many of us, even though we all know that calamities happen – puppies get sick, jobs get lost, hurricanes damage homes. And maybe, just maybe, we’d like to... Read More

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Why Daniel Radcliffe Is Our Patronus

Why Daniel Radcliffe Is Our Patronus

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