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Budgeting

Managing your income and expenses is foundational to a long-term financial strategy.

How to make a budget you’ll follow

Why can’t I stick to a budget? Sound familiar? Here’s how to make a budget that is simple to keep yet flexible enough to adapt to your lifestyle.

6 steps to grow a sustainable independent career

Are you ready to leave the 9-to-5 world? Here are six steps to help you make the leap to self-employment and build a successful business.

Cash Stash Dash

How does your spending line up with your priorities? Play to find out.

Financial & Emotional Confidence Quiz

Have you ever wondered what the most satisfied and emotionally confident Americans are doing right? Take our Financial & Emotional Confidence Quiz to find out how confident you are today and what you can start […]

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Quick helpful tips for handling shared finances in a relationship

Managing finances with your partner can be a challenge for anyone. Here are five quick tips for help handling shared finances in a relationship.

How to stop spending money

Anyone can develop better spending habits. Learn how to stop spending money and get new financial habits with these 5 ideas.

How to budget for a vacation in 5 easy steps

Are you eager to travel but want to avoid the risk of debt? Here are 5 steps to help creating a vacation budget.

How new workers can build financial independence

The key to a successful career launch is to begin with a solid financial foundation. If you or someone you love is a new graduate or a young person at the beginning of their career, […]

4 steps to teaching kids about money

Every parent hopes their children will live in prosperity, and it’s a common goal to want the next generation to be better off than the last. The good news is people increasingly believe this goal […]

What does a healthy relationship with money look like?

Everyone benefits from having a strong financial role model. But examples of good money behavior can be hard to find, particularly for people raised in families where money was never discussed. Without seeing healthy relationships […]

Financial fixes: Beware of market bubbles

Centuries before the crash of 1929, the dot-com bust, and cryptocurrency, there was the tulip bulb in the Netherlands. 1 In the 1600s, the country’s emerging middle class began to fawn over the flora and display […]

The surprising connection between gratitude and money

Gratitude feels good. Studies show that practicing gratitude elevates your mood. It also lowers your blood pressure, reduces symptoms of depression, and improves your sleep.1 Too often, we only express gratitude during holidays or milestones — […]

Financial confidence: Why behavior matters

If all it took to be more financially confident were to earn more, then people with the highest incomes would always be the most confident.

6 financial strategies to help you prepare for living on a retirement budget

Learning how to budget your money wisely will prepare you to survive on a reduced income when you retire. There are several things you can do to prevent yourself from withdrawing too much money from […]

How to build confidence

Knowing how to build confidence is key to achieving the success and happiness you want in life. Five behavioral changes you can make today to become more confident.

The big little things: How financial decision-making is like camping

On a hectic work day, it’s easy to dream of escape. You want to get away, go where no one can bother you. You imagine a tent with a cozy campfire burning, surrounded by peaceful […]

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