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4/5/16  Savings & Retirement
Using a Roth IRA as an emergency fund

Did you know that all of the money that you contribute into a Roth IRA can be withdrawn with no penalty? That’s what makes a Roth IRA a great secondary emergency fund.

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3/15/16  Grab BagSavings & Retirement
What your investments and Final Four brackets should have in common

Just like you can’t guarantee which basketball team will make the Final Four, you can’t guarantee which investment will perform best for you in the long or short term. So, what can you do about it to make sure your investments work down the road?

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2/25/16  Savings & Retirement
Seven Ways to Automate Your Savings

It's America Saves Week 2016. Get some great tips on how to get started on saving by automating your savings. 

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2/23/16  Savings & Retirement
Simple Steps to Save Successfully During America Saves Week 2016

​Try these five simple steps during America Saves Week 2016 to help yourself save automatically – and successfully

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2/9/16  Career & EducationCredit 101Getting Out of DebtHousingSavings & Retirement
Three ways student loans can impact your life after graduation

A full 45 percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 29 who have student loans have put off a major life event because of their debt. That includes things like buying a house, saving for retirement, even buying a car — all because they’re worried they can’t afford it.

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1/26/16  Savings & RetirementSmart Spending Tips
Financial tips for 2016

Did you make a resolution to get a handle on your finances in 2016? Here are a few tips to get you started moving in the right direction.

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