Posts Categorized: Personal Finance

At credit.org, we’ve worked for years to help a growing number of unbanked Americans. Unbanked people have no checking or savings accounts. Being unbanked leads to extra expenses and difficulties that make managing one’s personal finances riskier; thankfully there are new options to help people without access to traditional banking. Why Some Americans Forego Bank…

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Back to school time can be financially challenging, whether the students in your life go to elementary school, college, or somewhere in between. It’s critical to budget carefully to get through the early fall and give your students the best start on their academic year. One thing that is important to note about budgeting is…

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The National Foundation for Credit Counseling (“NFCC”)  previously surveyed peoples’ opinions of their mother’s personal finance skills in a Financial Literacy Survey (“FLS”).  An overwhelming majority, 65 percent, saw their mother as either someone who is intimidated by money, views managing money as a necessary evil, or has never managed money. What mothers may not…

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