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Managing Your Money

Managing Your Money

Minimize Borrowing Costs for College

Student loan debt has reached $1 trillion. Here are some tips for avoiding debt overload while paying for higher education.

Switching Bank Accounts in 5 Easy Steps

Many consumers are frustrated with big banks but are hesitant to switch because they think it will be a hassle. It doesn't have to be if you follow these 5 easy steps.

Score a Deal on Your Next Car

If you’re one of the millions of Americans expected to buy a new car or truck this year, here are some tips that will help you negotiate the best price.

11 Tips for Paying for the Perfect Car

Researchers expect auto sales to grow over the next few years. If you’re ready to replace your car with a newer model, here are some tips that will help you find and pay for the perfect ride.

Resolve to Control Your Finances in 2012

Are you among the 73 percent of Americans who made at least one money-related New Year’s resolution? If you haven’t made your resolutions yet or need some inspiration to stick with them, here are 12 ideas to get you started.

Football Season Means Colder Weather: Lower Your Energy Costs

Energy costs should be one of the first places you look to save money. Fortunately, the TVA makes it easy for Tennesseans to reduce their utility bills. Here are the five main steps in the process.

Saving Strategies for Inconsistent Incomes

Karen Clark reviews some tips for musicians and entertainers--or others with unpredictable incomes--to help you budget and save for retirement.

Impact of New Consumer Protection Bureau Unclear

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau opened for business on July 21. If you don’t know what the CFPB is, you’re not alone. A recent poll by Consumers Union found that 32 percent of respondents were not aware that the federal government had formed the agency.

Protecting Your Financial Resources while Overseas

Whether traveling for business or pleasure, the best way to eliminate problems with available money is to be aware of the financial aspects before departing.

How To: Opt Out of Overdraft Privilege

While there are advantages to our standard overdraft privilege (ODP), you may have decided it’s not right for you. There are two options for opting out.

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