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5/25/18  Getting Out of DebtSavings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Boost your savings or reduce your debt by an entire paycheck – painlessly!

If your biweekly payday is on Friday, June 1, 2018, you're in luck. You'll receive an extra "bonus" paycheck on June 29. Learn why you'll get an extra check this month and how you can use that third monthly paycheck to reduce your debt or boost your savings. And if your biweekly payday was May 25, start planning now for your next "bonus" paycheck in August! 

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5/8/18  Savings & Retirement
Retirement Savings 101: Target Date Funds

Target date funds can be a great option to simplify the process of maintaining a diversified and balanced portfolio for long-term goals like retirement or college savings. Learn what they are, how they work and why someone might invest in a target date fund. 

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4/26/18  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
3 ways to tackle your travel budget

Our Money Mentor blog contributors share their smart strategies for travel budgeting to help spark ideas for taking charge of your vacation fund.

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4/19/18  Savings & Retirement
How does annual percentage yield (APY) work?

You want your money to make money. You also know that a high APY is important. But, how does annual percentage yield work? And how do you know you are maximizing your savings?

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3/21/18  Savings & Retirement
Why Roth IRAs are great for young earners: the power of compounding (part 2)

Check out this compelling example of how an investment in a Roth IRA when you're young could grow over time if historical rates of return continue. 

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3/20/18  Savings & Retirement
Why Roth IRAs are great for young earners (part 1)

Learn why the tax advantages and flexibility of Roth IRAs can make them a great investment for young professionals. 

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