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Written in an entertaining, yet educational manner, our publications provide practical tips and advice on financial issues that confront people every day. Although they cover challenging issues, the information is presented clearly and with a purpose – to advance your financial knowledge and make you a better money manager. Start reading today.


Affording College

Budget

Avoid college loan debt and effectively save for your children’s education. ...

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Budgeting 101

Budget

College students learn financial conservation techniques, credit skills and more. ...

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Budgeting Made Easy

Budget

Discover hassle-free budget building concepts combined with money saving techniques. ...

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Financial Strategies for Single Parents

Budget

Create a new spending and saving plan and protect your future. ...

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Holiday Survival Guide

Budget

Craft a spending plan and avoid debt during the holidays. ...

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My First Budget

Budget

Kids and young adults learn financial responsibility and money management skills. ...

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The Wedding Planner

Budget

Don’t start your life together in debt. Budget for the perfect wedding. ...

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Vacation Budgeting

Budget

Don’t come home to a stack of bills after vacation. Use this plan instead. ...

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Avoiding Foreclosure

Credit

Strategies for catching up on your mortgage and saving your home. ...

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Buying a Home

Credit

This free homebuyer’s guide helps you learn the right steps to take to buy a home, with three key questions to answer to ensure you’re ready to buy. ...

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Credit Cards

Credit

Build a positive credit history, read a credit report and avoid debt. ...

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Credit in a New Country

Credit

Learn the basics of establishing good credit in the United States. ...

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Mortgage Help

Credit

This free mortgage help guide offers relief options that can help homeowners avoid foreclosure and navigate the process if foreclosure is unavoidable. ...

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Mortgages

Credit

Get expert advice on mortgages, home buying and building equity. ...

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Protecting Yourself From Debt Collectors

Credit

Don’t let debt collectors intimidate you. Learn your rights using these guidelines. ...

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Rebuilding Your Credit

Credit

Improve your credit rating with these proven strategies and concepts. ...

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Repair Your Credit

Credit

Fix your damaged credit history with this expert advice. ...

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Reverse Mortgages

Credit

Learn what a reverse mortgage is and how it can help homeowners over age 62 safely access valuable equity in their homes without risking foreclosure. ...

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Teenagers and Credit Cards

Credit

Help your teenagers become credit card experts and avoid debt. ...

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Understanding Your Credit Card Statement

Credit

Learn the fine points of your statement and improve your finances. ...

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Death of a Spouse

Life Events

A step-by-step guide to protect your finances after a loved one passes. ...

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Disaster Planning

Life Events

Don’t wait for a storm to hit: Prepare a plan now and save money. ...

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Divorce and Credit

Life Events

Keep your money safe. Follow these tips during and after a divorce. ...

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Identity Theft

Life Events

Guard your identity and learn the proper steps to take if it’s stolen. ...

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Service Members and Veterans

Life Events

Military members receive practical advice on building credit, housing options, retirement and more. ...

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Surviving a Layoff

Life Events

Protect your financial resources and emotional health with our help. ...

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Surviving a Recession

Life Events

This guide will walk you through six key steps that can help you get through a recession, with advice on what to do if you’re already behind. ...

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When Love, Marriage and Money Come Together

Life Events

Use this expert advice on how to manage money as a couple. ...

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Banking 101

Money Management

Investigate your banking options: from checking and saving accounts to loans and more. ...

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Banking Basics

Money Management

Approximately 12 million Americans are “unbanked,” meaning they don’t have basic checking and savings accounts. But using check-cashing stores to do your banking is expensive. Instead of avoiding banking, this guide helps you learn better ways to bank. That way, can get the right accounts and make your money work for you. ...

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Coping With Financial Stress

Money Management

Ease your mind and your debts using these expert tips. ...

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Cutting Car Costs

Money Management

Lower your car payments, avoid long-term loans and other car-buying mistakes. ...

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Cutting Food Costs

Money Management

This free guide helps you reduce food costs, whether you’re cooking at home or dining out. Learn to set a budget that won’t eat your income. ...

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Cutting Healthcare Costs

Money Management

Protect your health and your financial well-being with these strategies. ...

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Does Your Financial Situation Scare You

Money Management

Discover proven methods to pay your bills, save money and ease your mind. ...

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Financial Realities for College Grads

Money Management

Face your new financial challenges with a proven plan for success. ...

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Make the Most of Your Credit Score

Money Management

Discover how the credit scoring process works and improve your score. ...

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Medical Bills

Money Management

Find new ways to lower and pay off your medical credit card debt. ...

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Money Mistakes

Money Management

Correct your past mistakes before they permanently damage your finances. ...

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Money Savers for New Parents

Money Management

Save time and money while raising your children by using these tips. ...

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Planning Your Golden Years

Money Management

Receive key retirement strategies so you can retire in comfort. ...

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Predatory Lending

Money Management

This free guide can help you understand what predatory lending is, how to recognize it, and what to do if you think you are a victim. ...

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Save Energy, Save Money

Money Management

Become energy efficient using our specialized tips on cutting heating and cooling costs plus more. ...

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Shop Smart and Save

Money Management

Don’t waste money. Buy the right big-ticket items ranging from insurance to appliances. ...

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Talking Money With Kids

Money Management

Teach your kids the value of money so they can protect their financial future. ...

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Talking to Your Aging Parents

Money Management

Help your parents adjust and maximize their finances as they grow older. ...

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Women and Money

Money Management

Take on the unique challenges women face in the financial world. ...

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