Personal Finance

Managing your money is something we all can all do better: it can seem like just when you get the perfect budget figured out for yourself, life throws you a curveball. Checking in with your spending and saving habits can help you stay one step ahead of life’s changes whether they’re big or small. And it’s never too early to start saving in an emergency fund for when storm clouds gather and you’ll need some additional funds.

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If you apply for two credit cards in the same month, will it affect your credit score twice?

When you apply for a credit card an inquiry will be added to your...

Getting Smart About Summer Spending

When the days reach their longest, it’s time for summer fun. From vacations to...

Video: Car Buying in the Digital Age – What Should You Know?

In just the past 20 years, the process of buying a car has changed...

Audio: Budgeting for Summer Fun

Need to chart a course for summer adventure? Make sure your budget is helping...

Audio: Millennials and Payday Loans

Discover what's behind the uptick in payday loans for millennials that recent studies are...

Quiz: What’s Your Credit Personality?

You know that credit has the power to change your life. But what you...

Ready to Build Your Credit Skills?

When your plan for the future includes getting better acquainted with your credit, you’ve...

Quiz: How Credit Compatible Are You & Your Partner?

When it comes to love, finances can sometimes take a back seat. But seeing...

A Military Mindset for Financial Communication

Personal finance whiz Joe Saul-Sehy of Stacking Benjamins joins to share ideas on how...

Infographic: The Military – Credit and Your Future

When you’re a servicemember, your financial life has to plan for some unique challenges...

What’s a good credit card to get to build credit? How do you know a good one to get?

A good credit card to build credit is the one that you have. Just...

What is the difference between a secured card and prepaid card?

A secured card functions almost identically to a standard revolving credit card account. The...

What Are My Financial Goals?

Personal finance is a lifelong skill that you can keep perfecting, whether:

  • You’re just starting out on your own for the first time,
  • You’re thinking about combining your living space with a significant other and merging expenses,
  • It’s time to relocate for a new opportunity or to grow your family, or
  • You’re looking over the horizon to plan for retirement and a rainy day fund