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How to Run Your Home More Like a CEO

4 tips for time & budget management from a business development expert

All successful CEOs have one thing in common: They’re able to maintain a big-picture perspective.…

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10 Worst States for Student Loan Debt

Is your state one of them?

Personal finance website Wallet Hub recently conducted a study highlighting the best and worst states…

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Consumers Cut Back on Spending

Are you doing some belt tightening?

Two-thirds of Americans are reducing their monthly spending. One of the main reasons is the…

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Survey: Millennials Rely on Personal Networks for Financial Advice

Generation Y is getting more serious about money management

Young people are demonstrating an interest in taking an active role with their finances.

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4 Things No One Has Ever Told You About Budgeting

Before you make a financial plan, take these steps

There are some hard truths you must know before creating a good budget that will…

By Patrice C. Washington

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ATM Overdraft Fees Reach All-Time High

It will cost you more if you bank outside the network

The average overdraft fee of $32.74 set a new record high for the 16th consecutive…

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Infographic: The Financial Lives of Working Mothers

More working mothers are the heads of their household

Roughly 40% of working mothers are taking the lead when it comes to providing for…

By Sheiresa Ngo

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Cost of Caregiving Takes Many by Surprise

Caring for loved ones can take a toll

A little under half of family caregivers say they spend more than $5,000 annually on…

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Timeshare Nightmare: Waking Up & Walking Out Can Be Just A Pipe Dream

A valid, binding contract almost impossible to get out of

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On a vacation in Mexico six years ago, Jessica Martinez and her husband took…

By Richard Spiropoulos

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TD Bank offers Franchise Financing Options for Veterans

Back-to-School: CFPB Works to Protect Student Veterans

The organization aims to shield veterans from abusive and deceptive recruiting practices by schools

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau is looking to help veterans looking to go back to…

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Hospitals Team Up with Banks to Offer Interest-Free Loans

Will this hurt or help patients?

One hospital has created a new payment option that will help patients pay for the…

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September is Life Insurance Awareness Month

An overview of life insurance buying habits

Many people put off buying life insurance until a major life event occurs. That’s not…

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Infographic: Tips for Managing Your Student Loan

Here's what to do before contacting the ombudsman

Here are a few helpful tips for managing your student loans.

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Consumer Tip: Watch Out for Hidden College Costs

Be mindful of these budget busters

College is an expensive venture. Don’t kill your budget by not taking into account some…

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Infographic: Navigating the World of Financial Aid

A quick guide to making sense of the financial aid system

Figuring out the ins and outs of financial aid can be overwhelming. Here are some…

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Infographic: Best Practices for Purchasing Life Insurance

Tips for buying life insurance

Here are a few tips for purchasing life insurance.

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Infographic: Save on Labor Day Travel

Keep more cash in your pocket

Use these tips will save you money this holiday. Check out this infographic breakdown.

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Consumer Tip of the Day: Negotiating a Financial Aid Package

Use these tips to get a better deal

Expect to pay $22,826 for tuition at an in-state public college and $44,750 at a…

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Consumer Tip of the Day: Track Spending

Tips for getting a handle on your cash

Check out this money-saving strategy.

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Survey: Healthcare Providers Fall Short in Providing Cost Transparency

Consumers are consistently shocked by their medical bills

Consumers are almost always surprised by out-of-pocket medical costs.

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How to Position Yourself As an Industry Authority

To build your authority, you’ll need a continuous message that tells the world who you…

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‘I See You’: The Power and Beauty of Building Multiple Tribes of Professional Women

Women that make the time to find their tribes of professional sisters have a competitive…

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