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Make Your Phone Smart and Safe

As technology evolves, so unfortunately do the ways that criminals can illegally access your personal information. Smartphones give us a lot of freedom and make our lives more efficient, but they ...

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Savings Bonds

The U.S. Department of Treasury eliminated over-the-counter sales of paper savings bonds on December 31, 2011. In a money-saving measure, the Treasury has switched to electronic savings bonds. You can...

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Learning to Save

Learning to save money takes practice. By saving, you can put your money toward whatever is important to you-whether that's a new video game, a trip to the movies, or even a college education. Let's g...

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On the Right Track

Are your kids on the right track to financial independence?For many of today's young adults, that goal is still a long way off. Forty-one percent of parents still provide some level of financial suppo...

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Teach Them to Save

By teaching kids how to save for their goals, they'll have one of the most difficult aspects of saving under their belt by the time they're teens-being a consistent saver.Here are just a few examples ...

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