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November 5th is Bank Transfer Day

Whether it’s BofA charging you $5 to use your debit card or Visa’s nice little screw-you to small merchants, don’t expect sympathy from big-name banks. But that doesn’t mean you need to take these fees… (more)

What’s International Credit Union Day?

Credit Unions: A History of Community and Ownership This is the story of an idea. A simple idea: that people could pool their money and make loans to each other. It’s the credit union idea,… (more)

Rent the car, check the fees

Whether you’re planning a weekend getaway or a cross-country road trip, a rental car may be in your future. Comparing prices online can save you a bundle, but make sure you compare the total cost… (more)

Teen talk- translated

What’s A VSCO Girl? And Other Translations From Your Teen’s Secret Language There have been so many moments as a parent that I have to sit back and laugh at the irony of it all…. (more)

9 ways to stay ready when it comes to ID theft

Your Guide To Identity Theft Protection Did you know there were 14.4 million victims of identity theft in 2018? According to Javelin Strategy, each case cost the victim an average of $1,050, and that’s only… (more)

Sharing is caring. Saving is better

Saving money can be easy if you share some of the expenses with a friend. Check out 5 helpful hints here.  (Bonus tip #6: Save even more money by not buying a snowblower because… (more)

Adulting like a boss

14 Scout Badges They Should Make for “Adulting” As an adult, every day has its challenges. But somewhere along the line, we stopped recognizing these daily ‘wins.’ Scouts get merit badges for their achievements, and… (more)

Gmail calendar phishing scam

1.5 Billion Gmail Calendar Users Are the Target of a Crafty New Phishing Scam Users of Google’s Calendar app are being warned about a scam that takes advantage of the popularity of the free service… (more)