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$ Wisdom for New Grads

Submitted by Barry Glassman on Wednesday, June 24, 2015 - 3:00pm

Most recent American college grads never had a personal finance class yet will soon know the dizzying, dangerous euphoria of a regular paycheck. You still have time to give a grad a priceless gift: tools, tips and words of money wisdom on investing, debt and building real wealth.

5 Methods to Help You Save

Submitted by Jeff Stimpson on Monday, June 8, 2015 - 3:00pm

Saving money often comes down to not overspending, and not overspending often comes down to keeping good records and knowing exactly where your money goes. That’s where nothing beats simple sorting and the will to stick to a spending regimen.

Where to Keep Emergency $$

Submitted by Sterling Raskie on Wednesday, April 29, 2015 - 12:00pm

Any good financial planner will generally tell you to set aside at least three to six months’ living expenses for a rainy day. If you ever need this money, you’ll need it fast, but isn’t there somewhere better to keep it than your mattress? Here are a couple of options.

Money Lessons for Children

Submitted by Taylor Schulte on Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 3:00pm

Many parents fill kids’ summer downtime with outdoor activities and trips; of course there’s always that mandatory school reading list for the long break. Ever think of filling those looming hot afternoons with a tip or two about finances? Teaching kids about money is a great way to keep young minds sharp – and prepared for tomorrow’s responsibilities.

Doubling Your Money

Submitted by Wes Moss on Wednesday, April 15, 2015 - 12:00pm

How long does it take to double your money? You likely can have twice as much wealth in 10 years if you invest it in stocks, or 72 years if it goes into a savings account. It pays to understand the math.