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December Challenge: Prevent Identity Theft

December 2, 2015

Identity theft is an unfortunate reality that millions of Americans will face every year. It caused over $15 billion of losses in 2014 alone. That's why it's…

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November Challenge: Holiday Shopping Budget

November 4, 2015

As the holiday season approaches, generosity and gift giving are probably on your mind. Have you made a holiday shopping budget yet? The financial backlash…

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October Challenge: Financial Prep for College

October 2, 2015

Fall is an exciting time for high school seniors and college freshmen. Both are focusing on their futures, deciding their path into adulthood. One area…

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September Challenge: Manage Debt as Saver or Spender

September 2, 2015

Are you a saver or a spender? Knowing your own habits is a great way to understand how you manage debt and personal finances- the good and…

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August Challenge: Build a Positive Credit History

August 3, 2015

A positive credit history can be a powerful tool. Whether you are applying for a loan, an apartment or even a job, it can impact…

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July Challenge: 2015 Financial Goals

July 6, 2015

As we enter the second half of 2015, it's time to evaluate your personal financial goals. Whether you have goals in place or you need…

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June Challenge: Saving for Retirement

June 4, 2015

Views on saving for retirement vary widely. It may seem impossible, too far away to start, or an important part of your budget already. For…

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May Challenge: No Credit Cards

May 6, 2015

Credit card debt can stem from both needs and wants. If you struggle to manage your credit cards or currently have credit card debt, try this month's…

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April Challenge: Eliminate Your Debt

April 2, 2015

It's a new month and a new personal finance challenge: eliminate your debt. Hopefully, you are now comfortable creating a budget, and maybe even following…

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March Challenge: Create & Follow a Budget

February 27, 2015

At the start of February, we proposed a "Track Your Spending Challenge" to encourage a first step toward better personal finances. As February comes to…

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