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11/20/2018

Tips to help keep money safe while traveling

Traveling abroad can be a great experience, and something more young people are doing each year. Whether it’s an extended holiday in the US, backpacking across another country or a gap-year exploring different places in Europe, traveling can give you a new view on the world. When exploring somewhere new,…

11/12/2018

What to do if you lose a check

It can be frustrating to lose a check. It could mean a delay to a bill or rent payment – and possibly a fine if you’ve not noticed the check has gone missing. Or if a friend or family member is expecting a check in the mail from you –…

10/01/2018

Creating a student budget for college

Heading into freshman year at college can be an exciting time. Making new friends, creating memories and becoming independent are all part of the college experience. For many young people, it’s the first time they’ve lived away from home. Starting a new chapter brings with it new responsibilities – such…

08/29/2018

How much of a paycheck should you save?

Not everyone has money left over after they’ve cashed their paycheck, bought groceries and paid bills. But some weeks you might find you have a few dollars spare. Putting aside a set amount every week can help you feel more financially secure and better prepared for emergencies. By saving money…