Stop using credit cards, save more for retirement, and other 2020 financial resolutions

Jan 24, 2020
We asked, you answered. Six people share their financial resolutions for the new year.
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Kelly Peeler: Taking on the Goliath of student loans ... via text

Jan 10, 2020
"There's a market to be the David versus the Goliath that's already there ... I like being the David."
MoneyMentor founder, Kelly Peeler
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Welcome to "Check Your Balance"

Sep 30, 2019
Where the economy, your personal life and your money meet.
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Are you saving for college for your kids?

Jul 26, 2019
We want to know if your financial planning extends to your kids' future tuition fees.

Can a pop-up teach women about financial literacy?

May 7, 2019
Stacks House tries to tackle the topic with an Instagram-ready installation.
A view of a money shower inside the pop-up Stacks House.
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As relaxed regulations spur credit union memberships, banks cry foul

Apr 3, 2019
The two sides will meet soon in federal appeals court.
At the Move Your Money March in the downtown Los Angeles financial district in 2011, Occupy movement members called for people to move their money from banks to credit unions.
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For LGBTQ people, personal finance can be extra stressful

Mar 7, 2019
The Nancy podcast from WNYC examines why.
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How are you feeling about the economy?

Mar 1, 2019
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How a new service could help boost your credit score

Dec 21, 2018
Experian says consumers who let the firm monitor their checking accounts could get easier access to credit.
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Tips for a successful office Secret Santa

Dec 13, 2018
Gift giving at the office can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be
A man dressed as Father Christmas aka Santa Claus