Saving & Budgeting

Setting budgets and building savings can help you meet financial goals. Get strategies and tips to better manage your money.

Setting budgets and building savings can help you meet financial goals. Get strategies and tips to better manage your money.

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Tackle your financial goals with an if-then plan

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Help me decide: Should I pay down debt, save or invest?

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Hello “Future Me”: A visualization technique to stick to your financial goals

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Traveling abroad? Understanding payment methods and how to avoid transaction fees

Prepare for the card and account questions and fees you may encounter when traveling with this quick guide.

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How to save money

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New to the U.S.? Follow these 7 steps to set up your finances

A new country can mean navigating a new financial life. Follow these 7 steps to set yourself up for financial success in the US.

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Help me decide: Should I buy this?

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8 steps to prepare for your next military move

A permanent change of station (PCS) for military members may mean changing up your finances as well.

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Creating a budget

A personal budget can help you take control of your spending and saving. These steps can help you get started in reaching your short- or long-term goals.

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Military deployment checklist: 7 ways to prepare your finances

Protect your finances with these pre-deployment steps.

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How to manage your bills: A step-by-step guide

Paying bills doesn't have to be stressful. Learn simple ways to get organized so you can stay on top of your expenses.

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Options for people who don’t like to budget

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6 simple steps to jump-start your emergency fund

You know you need to save several months of living expenses. But how? These tips will help you set aside the cash you need.

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How to set a budget and stick to it

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Do I need to add insurance when renting a car?

Learn what to know before you rent to decide if additional car insurance is right for you.

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Savings accounts and CDs (certificates of deposit): Which should I choose?

Savings accounts and CDs are two great options for saving. Break them down to figure out what’s right for your goals.

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5 steps to get started with saving

Small changes can yield big benefits when it comes to saving. Follow these 5 basic steps to start saving and making financial progress.

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Steps to better money management

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8 simple ways to save money

Saving money doesn’t have to be difficult. Develop a realistic plan and get started saving with this step-by-step guide.

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Your travel checklist: 10 tips for a worry-free vacation

Don't let money get in the way of your hard-earned vacation. Avoid surprises and help make your next trip the best yet with this 10-point travel checklist.

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How to save money every day

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Marriage and Money: 10 tips for financial bliss

When it comes to your marriage, talking about money goes a long way. This 10-point checklist can help you start your partnership on the right financial foot.

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10 ways to earn extra cash

Whether it's for bills, saving or for fun, we can all use some extra cash from time to time. Here are 10 ways to make a little extra money.

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How to set achievable financial goals

Try these 4 simple strategies to set and achieve realistic financial goals without having to make major life changes.

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How to balance your family’s savings priorities

Saving for yourself is hard enough, but when you save for a family, things can get complicated. Learn how to plan and prioritize so you can save for your family’s short- and long-term goals.

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Spending: How do you stack up?

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7 strategies for living on a single income

If you’re thinking of making the transition from multiple paychecks to living off a single income, these 7 tips can help you adjust.

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How to prioritize your savings goals

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Managing your parent’s finances: 8 steps to guide the transition

Learn how you can work with your aging parents to begin taking on responsibility for their finances.

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8 steps to reaching financial independence

Nobody says adulting is easy. From healthcare to credit strategies, see eight steps to getting set up on your own.

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Financial checklist for transitioning military members

Transitioning to civilian life can feel overwhelming. Try this checklist to help you stay organized and plan accordingly.

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Coping with the cost of caregiving

Being a primary caregiver can mean big financial responsibilities. Try these strategies to help reduce expenses and stress.

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How to keep your holiday spending on budget

Need help with holiday shopping and budgeting to avoid overspending this year? Keep your holiday spending in check with these 10 holiday shopping tips.

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Teen guide: 5 steps to saving for something you really want

Got your eye on something? It helps to have a gameplan. Get some tips on how to save for your first big purchase.

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The caregiver's financial guide

Becoming a caregiver is an important decision. Ask yourself these five questions to help guide you through the choices you'll have to make.

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Your options when caring for aging parents

There are many options available to help you care for your aging parents - and ways to finance the costs. Before you make a decision, know all the options as well as the tax implications.

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Kids or parents moving in

It's increasingly common for parents, adult children and grandchildren to live together. Learn how to prepare for life in a "multigenerational" household.

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Widowhood: The loss couples rarely plan for—and should

Emotionally, no one is ever prepared for the death of a spouse. Financially, here are the steps couples can take now to be ready.

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Caring for a sick or elderly loved one

If you're faced with taking on the responsibility of caring for an aging or ill loved one, these resources can help.

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Tools that help make saving simple

From automatic payments to credit card rewards, learn about simple ways to reach your savings goals.

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Receiving an inheritance or unexpected assets

These tips can help you prepare to manage an inheritance or unexpected new wealth.

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Teen guide: How to handle your first debit card

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