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School Age Articles

A Scholarship May Be an Option

The rising cost of a college education affects many of our members. Besides saving for your child's education, there are some other things you can do to help pay for a college education tomorrow. ...

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Protect Your Teens Online

Social networking sites, chat rooms, virtual worlds, and blogs are how teens socialize online.  With that said, it is critical to help your child learn how to navigate those spaces safely.  ...

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Protecting Yourself on Social Media

Facebook and Twitter may be the new means of communication for the 21st Century, but these new technologies are inherently more dangerous than picking up the phone to call a friend. The threats posed ...

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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...

Filed under: General, Savings, Personal Finance, School Age, Adults, Retirees