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How to Pay for College With a San Jose CD

Learn how certificates can help parents and students afford typical college expenses.

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5 Tips for Choosing a CD Account

If you're looking for a low-risk way to grow savings, open a CD bank account. See these tips for choosing a certificate.

5 Reasons to Build a CD Ladder

You can maximize return while minimizing risk by investing in CDs with staggered maturities. See why a CD ladder is right for you.

How to Use a CD Account to Buy a Car in Portland

Opening a certificate of deposit can boost your savings account quicker and help you buy a car in Portland.

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4 CD Investment Strategy Tips for Orlando Residents

See how Orlando residents can maximize savings with these four investment strategy tips.

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Watch All the #MoneyMinute Challenge Videos Here

Over 150 participants in this year's video challenge submitted their best money-saving tip in a one-minute video. Watch all the entries and ...

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Get Better with Your Money in One Minute

GOBankingRates showcases 150+ money tips in snackable videos at gobankingrates.com/moneyminutevideos

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How to Improve Your Finances in 60 Seconds a Day

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How to Shop Second Hand for Huge Savings

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How Your Phone Can Help You Save More Money

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How Walking 30 Minutes a Day Can Save You Money

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How to Spend Less on Food and Build a $500 Emergency Fund

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Why Your Savings Should Be Earning Compound Interest

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Get Prepared With an Emergency Fund

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The Right Way to Fund a Savings Account

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Will You Have Money in Your Savings Account in 2016?

See how you can cut spending and boost savings to better afford holiday expenses and start 2016 off on the right foot.

10 Ways to Cut $500 Off Your Monthly Bills

Take these steps to lower recurring expenses. Here's how to easily save a lot of money.

How Refinancing Your Car Loan Could Save You $2,000

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How Paying Attention to Technical Service Bulletins Can Save You Big on Your Next Car Repair

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The Trick to Getting the Best Price at a Car Dealership

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5 Ways to Get the Best Auto Loan Rates in Dallas

Find out how to get the best auto loan rates in Dallas with these five tips.

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5 Ways to Save Money on Sacramento Car Loans

Find out how you can save money on a Sacramento auto loan.

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Your Checklist for Getting an Auto Loan in Montebello

Follow these tips to get competitive auto loans in Montebello and reasonable prices on cars.

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How to Calculate Exactly How Much House You Can Afford

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How to Save Thousands of Dollars When Homebuying

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9 Tips for Buying a Second Home

Buying a second home — whether for vacation, rental income or even just to move house — can be financially tricky. Learn what you need t...

How to Get a Mortgage for $1 Million or More

Many lenders offer jumbo loans, but you'll need to meet stringent requirements. Here's how to get approved.

Why Now Is the Time to Buy a House in San Jose

Home prices in San Jose are steadily rising. See why now is a good time to buy a house in San Jose.

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How to Keep Track of Bills with Online Bill Pay

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Why You Should Bank With a Credit Union

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7 Smartest Moves to Make Before Interest Rates Rise

When interest rates rise, there are predictable economic impacts. Learn what you can do to protect and grow your wealth in such an environme...

2015 Interest Rate Forecast and Best Rates Today

Few things are as difficult to predict as when interest rates will rise for good, but we're giving it our best shot.

Travis Credit Union Review

Who said credit unions can't stack up against big banks? Find out why Travis Credit Union can compete with the best of them.

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How to Use Your Checking Account Rewards in Sacramento

See how you can have a little extra fun in Sacramento this summer thanks to your checking account rewards.

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Why Ignoring Your Fort Worth Checking Account Perks Is a Big Mistake

Find out how Fort Worth checking account perks can save you time, money and hassle.

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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Austin Checking Account

See how you can earn and save more money with your Austin checking account.

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How to Maximize Wages With Shreveport Checking Account Perks

Learn four ways your Shreveport checking account can earn you extra cash.

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Why You Should Pay Off Credit Card Balances Each Month

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How to Negotiate a Lower Credit Card Rate Up to 25%

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Why You Should Make Your Credit Card Payment Early Each Month

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How to Pick the Right Rewards Card for You

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How to Get a Better Credit Card with Pre-Approved Offers

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How to Save Thousands on Travel Each Year

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Investing Advice for Retirees

Mastering concepts like investment buckets and the retirement smile will ease your retirement. Read on for the lowdown.

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7 Resources for Wealth Management Help

Looking for advice on wealth management and financial planning? Read on for seven great resources.

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What Pet Should I Get? What Dr. Seuss’s Books Teach Your Kids About Money

Open the book and take a look at some of the late author's timeless financial wisdom.

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