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Best Student Checking Accounts & Benefits of Banking with a Credit Union

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Learn about the best student checking accounts, benefits of banking with a credit union, and tips for choosing the right account.

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10 Money Management Tips for Students in 2024

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Learn how to manage money effectively as a college student with these 10 essential tips. From budgeting to building credit, we've got you covered!

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Financial Advice for Every Stage of Life

Financial Advice for Every Stage of Life

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Today Cristina, Randy, and their money-smart friend end season 4 of Making it Count by leaving listeners with financial advice for every stage of life!

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Student Finances 101: 8 Features to Look for in a Student Checking Account

Student Finances 101: 8 Features to Look for in a Student Checking Account

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Give your students a financial head start by opening a checking account for them. Here are 8 features you should look for in a student checking account.

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Teaching Kids About Money

How to Begin Teaching Kids & Teenagers About Money, Investing & Stocks

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Investing is something a lot of us don’t think about until we’re adults. Here are some tips to help you teach your teenager or kid about investing & stocks.

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The Sum Up Open Brokerage Account

The Sum Up: How to Open a Brokerage Account for Your Kids

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A recent article in US News talked about the importance of teaching kids how to manage money & invest it while they’re still young.

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Personal Finance for Kids

8 Personal Finance & Money Management Habits for Kids & Teenagers

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We asked some financial experts which money management habits they thought kids and teens should learn. Here are eight that we recommend.

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The Sum Up Kids Early Financial Education

The Sum Up: Giving kids an early financial education pays off in the futur...

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A recent story on CNBC took reviewed scientific studies and talked to people who learned about finances at an early age to see how it has impacted their lives.

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Kids Money App

11 Recommended Kids’ Money, Chore & Allowance Apps

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Using a kids’ money app, a kids’ allowance app, or even a chore app can make it fun and interactive for kids to learn personal finance basics.

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Money Lessons for Kids

Money Lessons 101: Financial Education / Literacy for Kids & Teens

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There are lots of important lessons for kids that you can impart as a parent. Here’s what you need to know to build financial independence in your kids.

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Financial Basics Over 13

Money + Kids Part III: Teaching Kids Over 13 Financial Basics

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Learn how to introduce your teen to the world of credit cards, debit cards, and investing in Part III of our Money + Kids mini series.

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How to Stay Productive During Quarantine

How to Stay Productive with School Work During Quarantine

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Get the practical advice you need to stay productive with school work during quarantine and have a successful school year.

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