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Why schools should teach financial literacy

Kelly Dilworth

Learning about personal finance may be the most important subject you didn’t study in high school. That’s not just me speaking from personal experience. That’s the finding of a recent survey by the National Financial Educators Council, which asked more…
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Are millennials really shunning credit cards?

Kelly Dilworth

Millennials are often portrayed as reluctant credit card borrowers who snub their noses at high-interest plastic and prefer prepaid cards and debit for most of their transactions. But according to recent research looking at millennials and credit, it appears that…
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3 New Year’s credit resolutions I intend to keep

Sienna Kossman

In the spirit of moving forward and continuing to grow financially, I’ve come up with three credit-based financial goals I want to accomplish by the end of 2015. They aren’t huge, but I think these are all resolutions I can easily stick to. Here’s my credit plan for the New Year:
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3 ways millennials lose by avoiding credit

Sienna Kossman

Millennials student loan debt and unemployment woes are burdensome and can make one leery to take on credit, but avoiding plastic is not a good way to go. In fact, I think spurning credit cards can make it even harder to get on your feet in the first place.
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6 financial tasks to complete before stepping foot on campus

Sienna Kossman

If you are getting ready to head off to college for the first time (or are a parent preparing to drop your college kid off at school), here are six things you can do before leaving home to make sure you’re more financially prepared for college than I was.
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