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Plan Well, Retire Well

Saving and investing your money
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Money Smart Week 2012 Is Here

What : Money Smart Week is eight days during which programs and events on every financial topic imaginable are offered to help consumers learn how to manage their personal finances. The effort is led by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. When : April 21-28, 2012. Hundreds of free classes, seminars and activities promoting financial education will take...

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Find Cash to Reach a Goal

"Everybody likes more cash," according to a current TV commercial. No surprise there. And most people get excited about a tax refund, even though it's their own money they're getting back. But it feels like "found money" – money that isn't part of our usual budget and isn't already earmarked for dull things like groceries or rent. It's a lump sum that we feel that we have complete control...

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Student Loan Repayment Plans

This is the second post in a series about student loans by guest blogger Sharon Cabeen. Sharon is director of financial literacy program operations with TG. You can reach her at (800) 252-9743, ext. 6781, or by email at sharon.cabeen@tgslc.org. Additional information about TG can be found online at www.tgslc.org ....

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