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Links We Love: 12 Tiny Habits That Can Lead to Incredible Wealth

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others around the web! This week we’re highlighting 12 tiny habits that can lead to incredible wealth, 5 voices to tune out when it comes to managing your finances, cheap (and clever!) ways to entertain your kids, 3 ways to prevent emotions… Read More

How FICO’s New Credit Score Will Impact Consumers

Fair Issac Corp., the creator of the widely used FICO score, is switching up how it computes credit scores. The new score, known as FICO 9, will be rolled out to the three major credit bureaus this fall. But what does this mean for consumers? The Good News Non-traditional credit, such as your residential rental history,… Read More

Links We Love: 8 Ways to Save Money While Eating Out

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others around the web! This week we’re highlighting how to save money while eating out, the best ways to spend the first ten minutes of your workday, emotions that can sabotage your finances,  financial tips for traveling abroad, five fixes for money… Read More

Should You Co-Sign for Your College Kid’s Credit Card?

There are numerous financial decisions to contemplate when sending a child to college. Beyond crunching numbers to find the best financial aid package and filing the dreaded FAFSA (free application for Federal student aid) you have to determine what meal plan you should purchase and whether or not you should rent or buy books. Parents… Read More

Financial Basics Every Teen Needs to Know

Right now, driving your son to sports practices and games, hounding him to do his homework, and reminding him that despite being in his late teens, he does have a curfew dominates your daily schedule. But even with the jam-packed schedule, it’s vital that you take the time to talk dollars and cents with your… Read More

5 Money Mistakes College Students Make

As the fall semester starts up for college students across the country, it brings a feeling of newness and possibility. Students often begin the school year with the best of financial intentions —”I’ll only use my credit card for true emergencies,” “Me? Spend my student loan money on beer? Never!” — but they sometimes veer off… Read More

Links We Love: Taking Charge of Your Retirement Fund at Any Age

Taking a look at the best personal finance news, tips and advice from others around the web! This week we’re highlighting how to take charge of your retirement, what to do if your parents have NO retirement, practicing gratitude, unfair banking fees, three reasons why some of us suck with money, stupid beliefs even smart… Read More