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Say you’re diligently saving money for your upcoming wedding, you plan to own your own business someday, and then in 40 years you want to retire to a beautiful farm. How do you juggle such different financial goals?
Getting married is not just a major emotional step. It’s a financial one, too. Your goals and money management methods may change a lot once you’re hitched.
Teens with summer jobs might be earning their own money for the first time — but it won’t be the last. The money habits they learn now could last for decades. Here’s how to help your teen make the most of a job and those paychecks.
If you have to work all summer, you might as well make the most of it.
More than 300,000 U.S. students headed to another country to study during the 2014-15 school year, according to the Institute of International Education. While a semester abroad is a great educational and cultural opportunity, students don't want to learn money lessons the hard way.
Traveler’s checks were once hailed as a convenient method of payment that vacationers shouldn’t leave home without. Favored for their security, these drafts were frequently used by people who wanted a safe way to carry their money to make purchases on international and domestic trips. Now, most major banks and credit unions no longer issue them, and they’re increasingly difficult to use, as consumers turn to credit and debit cards instead.
Banking nightmares can happen to even the most seasoned traveler.
In the excitement of exploring a new country, it's all too easy to rack up extra expenses when paying in a foreign currency. Exchange rates fluctuate and it's not always clear what commissions and fees you're being charged. But just a bit of advance prep can turn you into a savvy consumer overseas. To start, check the exchange rate and familiarize yourself with the price of common items as a benchmark. Then use this list of smart money moves for travelers.
With summer drawing closer, your vacation may arrive before you've got the money to pay for it. But there are some quick changes you can make now to save or raise money for your trip.