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You don’t have to give children an allowance—but if you do, talk about it

Savings Family Savings Child Allowance
Written by Guest Blogger · 30 October 2014

This guest post is courtesy of CFPB and FDIC’s joint education and awareness campaign.

Giving children an allowance is a topic many parents discuss. Even within families, parents can disagree about whether it’s a good idea.

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Beware of Holiday Budget Busters

Military Saves Budgeting Holiday
Written by Laura Roler · 29 October 2014

The following post comes from the Military Saves blog. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

By Laura Roler, Military Saves Associate, AFC® Candidate, FINRA Military Spouse Fellow

The holiday season almost always means extra expenses, ones that are often not considered when thinking of a monthly budget. 

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25 Effortlessly Frugal Last Minute Halloween Costumes

Halloween Costumes Frugal
Written by Guest Blogger · 28 October 2014

By LaTisha D. Styles, millennial-minded blogger & voice of YoungFinances.com, a platform where readers with very little knowledge of financial markets can learn to invest and manage their money. You can also follow her on Facebook and Twitter

We are just a few days before October 31st and you have yet to find a costume. More than that, because you understand the importance of saving, you are unwilling to derail your savings goal for this year by splurging on a one day event.

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Financial Strategies by Generation (for Young, Middle Aged, and Older Adults)

Military Saves Retirement Savings
Written by Tammy Greynolds · 22 October 2014

The following post comes from the Military Saves Blog. Follow them on Twitter and Facebook.

by Military Families Learning Network

Service members, military retirees, and their families  cross a variety of ages and life stages, but saving for retirement should be a priority no matter what your stage of life.

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Fall 2014 American Saver Now Available

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Written by Tammy Greynolds · 21 October 2014

Read the Latest Newsletter Today!

Volume 14, Issue 3 of the American Saver, official newsletter of the America Saves campaign, has been published. 

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Tip of the Day

  • Written by Katie Bryan | December 20, 2013

    Setting reasonable expectations can help keep your #holiday festivities #frugal! http://ow.ly/COTJP

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Getting Out of Debt

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

In 2004, Tonya Shelton was facing financial ruin. Barely making more than minimum wage and having lost her home to an unexpected family crisis, Shelton and her family were forced to live in a rundown hotel.

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Starting and Continuing a Personal Finance Journey

Written by Sara Cooper | December 23, 2013

When Kiara Hardin, now a junior at Western Illinois University, became an intern with the Chicago Summer Business Institute during her sophomore year of high school, she began her personal finance journey. The program required participants to open a savings account.

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Learning to Save

Written by Katie Bryan | October 28, 2013

Kisha Barns’s financial situation was undisciplined, unrestricted, and impulsive before she came into contact with her local America Saves campaign, Charlotte Saves.

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