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How to get a head start on saving for college

By Madeline Daniels, America Saves The average amount families paid for college in 2017 was $23,757, according to Sallie Mae’s recent How America Pays for College report. Their research shows that students and parents share nearly equal responsibility for covering

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Posted in Kids, Savings

Why Women Need to Save More for Retirement

It’s important for everyone to think about retirement…and it turns out it’s especially crucial for women. That’s why this week we’re sharing this post from America Saves. This month’s guest author is Cindy Hounsell, President of WISER, the Women’s Institute for

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Posted in Retirement

How to use your tax refund to improve your finances

If you’re lucky enough to get a tax refund, it’s best to plan out how you’re going to use it. We’re flashing back to this post about 7 smart ways to use your refund. Tax time can be a nice

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Posted in Savings, Taxes

Three Ways to Save for Retirement

America Saves week continues! Today the focus is a post on saving for retirement from Mary Ellen…

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Posted in Retirement

Emergency Savings: How to save and when to use it

We’ve been told time and time again we should have 3-6 months of income saved in the event of a financial emergency, but how do we save that money? And furthermore, when is it okay to use emergency savings? Jump

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Posted in Emergency Savings, Job Loss, Savings, Unemployment
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