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How to Talk With Your Grandkids About Money

Unless you talk with your grandkids about money, how are you going to positively influence them? You might be wondering how to talk with your grandkids about money. Here are some ways to start the conversation–and it’s not about writing them a check: Share About the Past • Tell stories from your own life. It […]

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Put Savings on Automatic

If you think saving money is too difficult, and even have justifications to back you up, fuhgeddaboudit. We have the solutions to your saving hang-ups. The best way to start is to put savings on automatic. Common “Reasons” We Can’t Save I don’t have the money. That’s the standard cry from those who wait to […]

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You’re Not Too Young to Build Good Credit

There are all kinds of “credit”—you can take all the credit, give credit where credit is due, or earn extra credit in class. There’s also another type of credit—financial credit—that deals with borrowing money. Did you know you’re not too young to build good credit? You probably borrow money from friends and family. Pretty soon you […]

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Choosing a College That’s Right for You

College. For most teenagers, it is the biggest decision of their lives. Choosing a college to attend is a process often riddled with stress, confusion, or both. Choosing a College Can Be Fun Mitch Warren, director of the Office of Admissions at Purdue University, understands why students worry, but he believes choosing a college doesn’t […]

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Keep Financial Resolutions This Year.

Bust the Mid-Winter Blues and Keep Financial Resolutions This Year. I always spend part of the last day of the year trying to come up with a great New Year’s resolution. While I know most of them won’t be kept for a full 12 months, I like to state some kind of goal for myself. […]