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Building savings is a crucial goal for every consumer, and something we stress with everyone we counsel. America Saves Week may have ended last week, but we urge you to think about building savings year round.

6 Fun Ways to Save As a Family

Meeting financial goals as a family can be challenging. But inspiring your family to help and contribute to a financial goal doesn’t have to be a painful process, especially when the result is an exciting family vacation, a new family car, or college savings. In the spirit of America Saves Week, I’ll share some ideas…

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Educational Videos

At credit.org we are committed to providing a comprehensive online hub of personal finance education and learning resources that guide consumers in improving their personal finances. Below are videos we’ve created and curated to help educate our consumers in the following topics: Debt Solutions Understanding Your Credit Credit.org Videos Financial Fast Facts Avoiding Credit Card…

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Credit card interest is costing you more than you think. There are two factors that impact how much you are really paying, and both of them add up quickly. Interest Rates The first factor is the most obvious: the interest rate. Naturally, a low rate will cost you less—our numbers indicate a $10,000 balance with…

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Baby steps can make a big goal look much more achievable. A $5 daily savings goal is a small commitment that can have a big impact over time. Following this practice for a year adds up to $1,825 to fund your emergency savings account, put a down payment on a car, or treat yourself to…

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Basics of Supply & Demand

Our next topic in our Financial Literacy Month series is about supply & demand. It’s important to understand how supply & demand affect prices and availability of goods & services. Getting a basic understanding of this topic will bring us closer to full financial literacy. Prices The starting point for this topic is prices. A…

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Budget 911 – Transcript

This is the transcript version of the Budget 911 personal finance course. Click here view the original course. If you’re facing a financial emergency, you’ve come to the right place. The FIT Academy is part of Credit.org, a comprehensive online portal of financial education that offers personal finance articles, webinars, local seminars, written material, and…

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