Money Management Articles

Money Management

Are Paper Checks Still Relevant?

While there is an argument that paper checks are no longer relevant or useful, they are still in use, primarily by ...

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Are There Leaks in Your Finances?

Sometimes, when it comes to your budget, it can be too easy to overlook the small "money leaks" that negatively ...

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Exchange Rate Basics

it is often necessary to exchange your American dollars for the local currency. When you trade currency in one form for currency ...

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Saving Big by Buying Used

Secondhand stores are flourishing. According to The Association of Resale Professionals, where retailers only see ...

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What is a Cryptocurrency?

Cryptocurrency is one of those words that is slowly trickling into our everyday vocabulary ...

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How Peer Pressure Can Destroy Your Finances

As many adults do, you likely have set some long-term goals for your money. Whether it is building or maintaining a six-month emergency fund, ...

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Building an Emergency Fund One Step at a Time

Emergency funds are critical to helping you get out of tight financial situations. Not having one — or having one that is inadequate, can ...

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A Financial "To-Do List" When You Move

Moving is one of life's most stressful events. What with organizing your belongings and packing them up ...

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Budgeting a Savings Plan

You know you need to save more money, but it seems impossible. After all, you are barely paying your bills now ...

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Building a Rainy Day Savings Fund

If you lost your job tomorrow, would you have enough money to pay your bills without running up credit card debt? ...

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Little Cuts to Save You Money

Tired of scrambling to pay your bills each month? The problem might not be that you make too little income ...

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Popular Budgeting Methods

You know that setting up a household budget is something that you need to do. Doing so can help you ...

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Putting Money in a CD Account

Looking for a safe place to invest your dollars, an investment vehicle with a guaranteed rate of return? ...

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Saving on Back-to-School

Between supplies, books, clothing and other back-to-school items, beginning a new school year can be hard on ...

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Savings vs. Money Market Accounts

Some financial decisions are harder than others. Should you apply for a 15-year or 30-year ...

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Standards for Tipping

Tipping is a familiar dilemma, but one that leaves many people unsure about whom to tip and how much ...

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The Best Time to Buy

You may be the most frugal person in your family. You might even be the most frugal resident of your city. However ...

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The True Cost of Buying on Credit

There's a reason so many consumers are struggling today with sky-high credit card bills. U.S. consumers are addicted to plastic ...

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Using a Debit Card

Trying to cut down on your credit-card bills? Don't like to carry around large sums of cash? Then a debit card ...

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Why Budgets Fail

You finally committed to making a household budget, listing your monthly expenses and revenue streams. However ...