Spending and Saving

Knowing how to spend money is just as important as knowing how to save it. We'll give you strategies to do both well.

hands counting money on table in front of a 52-Week Money Challenge worksheet
May 22, 2018

Discover ways to enjoy your vacation without sacrificing the good times, or your savings.

52-Week Challenge
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April 27, 2018

Saving in specific categories with specific goals makes the task more effective and useful.

Budgeting Your Money
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One Dollar Bill
January 3, 2018

The 52-Week Challenge lets you grow your savings little by little each week. Start today!

52-Week Challenge
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4 ways to become financially fit
March 31, 2017

Trying to get ahead? Start with these quick tips to help build up your money management skills.

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Some ways you can increase your savings
February 16, 2017

It’s not as hard as you might think to increase your savings. Get started with these tips.

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Track your expenses
February 6, 2017

Stop wondering where your money is going. Know for sure when you track your expenses with Compass.

Budgeting Your Money
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January 24, 2017

You probably know folks who appear to manage money easily. How do they do it? Let's find out.

Budgeting Your Money
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January 9, 2017

When you need cash for an unexpected expense, where will it come from? It's a good idea to have an emergency fund.

Preparing for Emergencies
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$20 bills sitting on a calendar
January 3, 2017

Save almost $1,400 by putting away a little money each week, in the 52-Week Challenge. Make it fun!

52-Week Challenge
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Think positive to reach your money goals
December 23, 2016

From money buddies to mantras, use positivity to create a happier financial future for yourself.

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Creating an emergency fund
November 28, 2016
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July 26, 2016

Everyone can benefit from a little expert advice. To choose a financial advisor, here’s what you’ll want to know.

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Fat wallet
March 22, 2016

Overspending can lead to a thin wallet. A little organization and discipline can help fatten it back up.

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Financial fitness
December 28, 2015

Find your financial happy place, by embracing these practices to help you achieve your money goals.

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52-week checkup
November 23, 2015

If you've been participating in the 52-Week Challenge, you're almost done! Now what?

52-Week Challenge
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Woman making financial plans
October 22, 2015

Do you plan to retire at 60 or do you hope to retire at 60? You'll need to create a solid plan.

Budgeting Your Money
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Couple sitting at table and calculating bills
September 15, 2015

Give your finances a fresh look after a setback, by using this step-by-step plan.

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Woman using a laptop to make money plans
September 8, 2015

Stop procrastinating on your financial to-do list. Get up and go now with these money moves.

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Holiday savings ideas
August 25, 2015

The holiday season is just around the corner. Don't panic! Check out these tips for saving.

52-Week Challenge
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August 24, 2015

Looking for extra cash? Before you resort to borrowing, consider these other options.

Preparing for Emergencies
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Woman holding a dollar tree
December 22, 2014

There are some habits you should break. Saving money isn't one of them.

Budgeting Your Money
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November 24, 2014

In case of a financial emergency, a bank card doesn't have to be your first thought. Consider these other options.

Preparing for Emergencies
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Man with empty pocket
October 22, 2014

Do you have enough savings to cover you and your family in case of an emergency? Take these steps to get prepared.

Preparing for Emergencies
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June 20, 2014

Need to borrow for an unexpected expense? Here's help in deciding between taking a loan or using a credit card.

Preparing for Emergencies
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May 15, 2014

You never know when disaster will hit. If the worst did happen, could your finances withstand it?

Preparing for Emergencies
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