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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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Financial confidence: The gift that keeps on giving

Gifts that help friends and family learn to manage money and plan for the future may not sound exciting — but they could prove invaluable.

How to help protect against market volatility

It’s critical to reduce your investment risk through diversification, especially as you get closer to retirement age.1 Research shows that having sufficient retirement income is a top priority for Americans and that the most confident investors look […]

5 financial checklist items to finish before year end

Learn what items to check off your financial to do list before the end of the year and why it's important to do these items before a new year starts.

Money Matters: Why it pays to be financially responsible

Responsible money management is often a foreign concept to teens that is complicated and confusing. Yet, if they learn how to save and be financially responsible early, they can protect themselves in the future. To […]

7 easy ways to improve your finances this week

It’s fun to daydream about a better financial future. But, unfortunately, too often people stay stuck in their dreams and don’t take action. Yet, as author Annie Dillard has observed, “How we spend our days […]

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.

The financial secrets of the most confident American workers

The links between financial and emotional confidence are as strong as ever. Learn how to live your life like the most confident American workers.

Money pride: Building financial confidence in the LGBTQ community

Collectively, the LGBTQ community has mega-watt buying power. One study in 2019 estimated that people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and/or queer spend $3.7 trillion in the global economy every year.1 On an […]

7 Ways to show your appreciation for mom this May

For the unsung heroes who raised us, protected us, encouraged us and cleaned up after us, now is the chance to express our gratitude. One day hardly seems like enough, so let’s show our appreciation […]

Don’t go in the red this Valentine’s Day

As Valentine’s Day approaches, the allure to overspend is high. The thrill of planning an expensive getaway or shopping for just-right gifts that make our loved ones’ faces light up can bring us joy. But […]

Financial fixes: How to get out of the minimum payment vortex

Did you know that U.S. households carry nearly $7000, in revolving credit card debt from month to month?1 By making only minimum payments and piling new debt on top of old, many of us start […]

In your 20s? Then start saving now

Chances are, if you’re in your 20s, saving for retirement is the last thing on your mind. After all, you may still be paying down student loans, and dealing with credit card debt. You may […]

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