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A registered, non-callable, non-transferable bond issued by the U.S. Government, and backed by its full faith and credit. Savings bonds differ from other Treasury securities in sev ... Read more

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5 Reasons to Keep Banking Costs Down

by FDIC

Keep banking costs down. With planning, you can sidestep some of the more costly fees and penalties. Examples:
1. With credit cards, try to pay the card balance in full each m ...

Monetary Policy vs Fiscal Policy — What’s the Difference?

Armchair economists and expert policymakers alike often mix up the ideas of monetary policy and fiscal policy, two very different elements that both heavily inf...

Week 9: The Definitive Guide to Retirement Planning

We are now on to our 9th week of Personal Finance Guide… and it is time to learn more about retirement planning. We’ve touched on topic in previous ...

3 Essential Investing Virtues for Wealth Building

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Saving Money for Your Child’s Education

Finding money to put away for your child’s education can be a difficult path.  You know you want to start early because of the beneficial effects of ...

A Guide to Filing Your Tax Returns and the Forms Required

Taxes got you confused? Learn about the various forms you'll have to deal with, electronic filing, and witholding allowances. Read the rest of A Guide to F...

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