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Class of 2017: Get a Jump on Adulthood With These 7 Tips

Class of 2017: Get a Jump on Adulthood With These 7 Tips - PenFed Your Money Blog - Nerdwallet Content

College prepares students to be everything from accountants and teachers to government workers and health care technicians, but not all students learn basic money management skills. Here’s advice for this year’s graduates on how to succeed financially. 1. Use a

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This Money Habit Makes All the Difference

This Money Habit Makes All the Difference - PenFed Your Money Blog - Nerdwallet content

Planning ahead is hard when you’re broke. But planning ahead may be the best way to stop being broke and start building a solid financial future.

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4 Ways To Manage The Cost Of Raising A Baby

4 Ways To Manage The Cost Of Raising A Baby - PenFed Your Money Blog - NerdWallet

Kids are expensive, and estimating how much you’ll spend on your first bundle of joy is tricky. There are diapers, clothing, furniture, food and toys to think of, as well as costs that may not spring immediately to mind, like

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7 Tips To Help Millennials Improve Their Financial Literacy

7 Tips To Help Millennials Improve Their Financial Literacy - PenFed Your Money Blog

It’s easy to be intimidated by personal finance, but don’t be afraid. With a little common sense — and some work on a budget spreadsheet — you can become a financial pro in no time at all. We have 7

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Your Money Cheat Sheet

Your Money Cheat Sheet - PenFed Your Money Blog - Nerdwallet

The best financial advice tends to apply to pretty much everyone. You don’t need a spreadsheet of pros and cons and complex scenarios. What you need is a rule of thumb.

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