Other posts in the Money Management Category

Youth Member Promotions at Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union

September 24th, 2012

At Wayne Westland Federal Credit Union, we take pride in serving individuals, families, and businesses. Our financial services are tailored to the needs of members, and we try to offer something for everyone. It’s never too early to start teaching your children about financial responsibility. People who learn how to save money and handle their

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A Safer and More Flexible Way To Grow Your Money

July 30th, 2012

Unless you’ve been hiding out in the mountains with no access to the Internet, TV or radio, you are aware of what’s been going on with Wall Street. Namely, the stock market has been up and down like a drunken yo-yo. Such volatility is nothing new, but it’s definitely not for the faint-of-heart – and

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How Financial Guidance can be Beneficial

April 24th, 2012

Creating a plan for managing finances is important at every stage of life. It is not always easy to implement and follow because unexpected expenses can crop up at any time, and job situations can change, especially when the economy takes a downturn. Financial guidance can assist you in changing your habits by offering various

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Smart Tips on Planning for Retirement

April 17th, 2012

Many people have set goals for their retirement. Others don’t even want to think about it. It is important to consider what sources of income and savings will be available when planning for retirement. Building a money reserve is one of the most important aspects of this planning process. Experts advise people to start as

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The Benefits of Direct Deposit

December 8th, 2011

Most people are familiar with the idea of direct deposit. You fill out a little form with your employer, perhaps attach a voided check, and a few weeks later, your paycheck stops coming in the mail and begins showing up directly in your account. It’s a simple little idea, but it has a lot of

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What’s Your Money Personality?

November 10th, 2011

Everyone thinks of money differently. Perhaps your grandmother clipped coupons and watched every penny, while your neighbor never seems to think about tomorrow when he has money today, while “you” love to dream about your retirement to a tropical paradise someday. The way you think about money (the type of money personality you possess), becomes

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Choosing A Credit Counselor

September 22nd, 2011

Does your credit card balance increase each month, even though you make payments? Are debt collectors calling you? Do you run out of money before your next paycheck? If your answers to these questions are “yes,” then you should consider finding a credit counselor to help you get your finances back on track. Just know

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Back-to-School Savings for Your Household Budget

September 1st, 2011

The start of a new school year means new teachers, new friends, and new challenges for kids and teenagers. It can also mean new and expensive supplies for parents to buy! This year, parents and students will spend 68 billion dollars getting ready for the new year of school. Savvy parents can take steps to

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Lifelong Money Management Tips

August 22nd, 2011

Life is an unpredictable adventure. Try as you might, you can never plan for unexpected events such as natural disasters, theft or death. The best way to prepare yourself and your loved ones for such emotionally unstable times is to have a well organized financial life. Use these tips to make sure that you have

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Successful Money Management Rules

August 11th, 2011

Ten Rules for Successful Money Management   Never forget that the most important factor in wise money management is not how much money you make, it’s how you use your money. Here are ten rules that can help almost anyone achieve financial success. 1. Arrange a money management system that works for your family. It

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