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Making a Difference for Youth Through Financial Education

In North Carolina, youth development centers (YDCs) provide mentoring, education and therapeutic treatment for youth sentenced for offenses in the...
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Making a Difference for Youth Through Financial Education

How To Catch Up On College Savings

If you’ve fallen behind on college savings, don’t panic. Know that you’re not alone – it’s easy to put off...
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How To Catch Up On College Savings

How to Plan for College Savings at Every Stage

College education is becoming more and more essential to working in the US. How do you ensure that your children...
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How to Plan for College Savings at Every Stage

How Much Do You Need to Save For Retirement?

Saving for retirement can be stressful. It’s like running a long-distance race without knowing how far you have to run....
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How Much Do You Need to Save For Retirement?

Blog – Maximize Your Savings When You Start Early

Saving for the future can be overwhelming. With so many competing priorities, it can be difficult to find the money...
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Blog – Maximize Your Savings When You Start Early

 

From The Blog

Needs vs. Wants: Understanding the Difference

When it comes to needs vs. wants, most people know the difference, if they’re honest with themselves. That is, unless the want is so great that they convince themselves that it really is a need. [...]

Transitions: Veteran Entrepreneurs Find Success with Businesses of their Own

One of the challenges of transitioning from military to civilian life is finding a new career. For Veteran Entrepreneurs, running their own businesses is a good option. Transitioning to life after military service can be [...]

Going It Alone: Preparing Financially for the Future without Your Significant Other

It’s a fact. Women live on average five years longer than men. Preparing financially for the future can improve the quality of those years. How long can you expect to live? According to the National [...]

Talking to Your Spouse about Money Can Lead to Healthier Relationships

The key to a healthy and happy financial relationship is communication. How often do you and your spouse talk about money? If it’s not often enough, it’s likely because one or both of you thinks [...]

Helping Millennials Avoid Other People’s Mistakes (OPMs)

Millennials represent the largest segment of the population. They will set the trends for the next 50 years, but can they avoid the financial pitfalls that tripped up earlier generations? Here’s some helpful tips. Millennials [...]

Women Breadwinners Are Redefining Roles

Financial power in households across America is shifting, as the number of women breadwinners is on the rise. Did you know that as of 2015, more than 40% of women were their family’s sole or [...]

Why Are Many Americans One Emergency Away from Financial Ruin?

Many Americans are living so close to the edge each month that they are one emergency away from financial ruin. If the unexpected happened, would you have difficulty coming up with an extra hundred dollars? [...]

Money Mistakes College Students Make

Going to college can be exciting time but learning to avoid the money mistakes college students make can make campus life a lot more fun. For many teens, their college experience includes the introduction of [...]