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Tips for Graduates: Pay Off Student Loans

Tips for Graduates: Pay Off Student Loans

Many recent graduates often begin paying down their student loans in November. America Saves and Sallie Mae offer tips and advice for graduates on how to best pay off their student loans.

Personal Launches ‘Personal for Education’ at White House Event

Personal Launches ‘Personal for Education’ at White House Event

Personal, a web and mobile application for individuals to store, share and reuse their most valuable information, launched “Personal for Education,” to help students, parents, teachers and administrators save time, improve accuracy, and advance opportunities for students.

The Gift of Education - Tips for Investing In Your Loved One's Future

The Gift of Education - Tips for Investing In Your Loved One's Future

This holiday season, consider an alternative to traditional presents; saving for your loved one's college education. Saving for college in a 529 plan as a child grows is a critical and effective savings tool for families wishing to ease the financial burden of college in the future. Learn more about the 529 plan and how you can start saving for your loved one's education.

Teach Your Kids to Make Smart Purchases While Back-to-School Shopping

Teach Your Kids to Make Smart Purchases While Back-to-School Shopping

Use back-to-school shopping time as a learning experience for your kids. Experts from TD Bank offer tips on how to save big on back-to-school items while teaching your kids about budgeting and making smart buying decisions.

Renters Insurance: What it Covers, When You Need It, and How to Find the Right Coverage

Renters Insurance: What it Covers, When You Need It, and How to Find the Right Coverage

Most renters are not required to buy renters insurance, but it can provide peace of mind and guard against accidents. Experts weigh in on when you need renters insurance, what it protects, and how to find the right coverage for your home or apartment.

10 Tips for Raising a Healthy, Happy Baby on a Budget

10 Tips for Raising a Healthy, Happy Baby on a Budget

Wondering how best to budget for a new baby? These tips from a credit expert will help new parents cut costs and stick to smart purchases that are crucial to raising a healthy, happy baby.

New Website Teaches Kids How to Make Online Purchases

New Website Teaches Kids How to Make Online Purchases

A new website and free service, Virtual Piggy, teaches kids about how to buy things online in a responsibly way, with parents at the controls.

Teach Your Kids About Saving Money

Teach Your Kids About Saving Money

America Saves Week is Feb.19-26, a week dedicated to emphasizing the importance of teaching kids about money and savings by letting them interact with money and taking them to the bank to learn about transactions.

5 Simple Tips to Raising a Money-Smart Kid

5 Simple Tips to Raising a Money-Smart Kid

Here are five simple things you can start teaching your kid today to ensure you are raising a money-smart kid.

Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List: Ten Ways to Manage Your Finances and Avoid Post-Holiday Regrets

Staying Off the Naughty (Spending) List: Ten Ways to Manage Your Finances and Avoid Post-Holiday Regrets

The holidays are filled with temptation to go overboard with spending. Financial expert Eric Tyson offers advice on how to manage your holiday spending.

Astoria Federal Savings Announces Winner of 6th Annual Essay Contest

Astoria Federal Savings Announces Winner of 6th Annual Essay Contest

Brandon Feuerstein, 11, of Long Island, won the 6th Annual Astoria Federal Savings Essay Contest, which asked kids what they would do in the future with the money they start saving today.

New Study Reveals Women Lose Sleep Over Finances More than Men

New Study Reveals Women Lose Sleep Over Finances More than Men

With the state of the economy on everyone's mind, it's not surprising that many families are experiencing financial problems. What may be surprising, however, is that money troubles and worries over the budget cause mom to lose more sleep than dad. Read on to find out what a new survey from Manilla.com reveals about men and women and their family finances.

Three Money Management and Saving Tips for Teens

Three Money Management and Saving Tips for Teens

With school out for the summer, many teens are beginning the seasonal job search. With a summer job in mind, teens should also begin saving for the future. Jonathan Carr, founder of Choose Success, a non-profit dedicated to promoting financial literacy amongst adolescents, offers 3 Tips for helping teens handle money responsibly.

How to Save a Financially Wounded Marriage

How to Save a Financially Wounded Marriage

Relationship expert Laurie Puhn offers advice on how to salvage a marriage that's been strained by money issues.

How to Make College More Affordable: There's More Money if You Know Where to Look

How to Make College More Affordable: There's More Money if You Know Where to Look

Millions of families each year face the question of how to pay for college. And it’s not one that’s easily answered without the help of some kind of financial aid. A survey by The Princeton Review found that 86 percent of college applicants and parents of applicants said that financial aid would be "very necessary."

How To Cut Your Home Cooling Bills This Summer

How To Cut Your Home Cooling Bills This Summer

It's time for the hot, sticky weather, so make sure your home stays cool while your energy bills stay low this summer. One important item every summer checklist should include is making sure your home's air conditioning system is operating properly and efficiently, and can keep your house comfortable when the hottest of the hot weather hits. Once you know your air conditioning is working efficiently, there are other simple steps you can take to keep cooling bills low throughout the season.

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring Clean Your Finances

Spring cleaning shouldn't just be about tidying up your home. It's a great time to get your finances in order and clean up any messes left behind by holiday debt or tax season. With a little effort you can get all your papers and receipts organized. You might just find extra cash for that summer vacation!

5 Tips on How to Give Your Kids an Allowance

5 Tips on How to Give Your Kids an Allowance

While giving kids an allowance is a smart way to teach lessons about spending and saving money, it can also be a stressful situation for parents to navigate. Read on for five tips that will help avoid any allowance-induced anxiety.

Survival Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Survival Tips for the Sandwich Generation

Tips for parents on how to navigate the financial and emotional responsibilities of caring both for aging parents and young children.

Junior Achievement of New York Brings More Than Money® Program to PS 212 in Jackson Heights

Junior Achievement of New York Brings More Than Money® Program to PS 212 in Jackson Heights

Junior Achievement of New York and HSBC Bank USA brought a financial literacy program called More Than Money® to more than 80 third-grade students at PS 212 in Jackson Heights, Queens.

The Secondhand Goods Guide for Families

The Secondhand Goods Guide for Families

Thrift, consignment, used — no matter what you call it, there's a world of secondhand goods out there that can save your family money. Get tips on how to find the best clothes, furniture, sports equipment, and even secondhand instruments.

Test Your College Financial Aid Award Package IQ

Test Your College Financial Aid Award Package IQ

In honor of April's Financial Literacy Month, Sallie Mae offers tips and advice to college undergraduates on educating themselves about what's included and excluded from their financial aid award packages.

How to Teach Kids Financial Literacy and Money Management

How to Teach Kids Financial Literacy and Money Management

To build financial literacy in your children, you must first teach a respect for self and a respect for money.

Students Learn Budget Basics at Capital One/Junior Achievement Finance Park in Manhattan

Students Learn Budget Basics at Capital One/Junior Achievement Finance Park in Manhattan

The Capital One/Junior Achievement Park, currently stationed at the Museum of Finance in Manhattan, offers financial literacy workshops to students throughout New York City.

Money-Related Gift Ideas for Kids

Money-Related Gift Ideas for Kids

This year, give the gift of financial finesse - these fun games help children learn the value of money.




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