Personal saving

February 15, 2018 - 2:36 pm
HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — The Pennsylvania Treasury Department is cutting fees for its state-sponsored program to help families save for college. Democratic state Treasurer Joe Torsella said Thursday that asset-based fees for its PA 529 Investment Plan account will drop, saving account holders about $...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Brianna McGurran, a columnist for personal finance website "Ask Brianna" is a Q&A column for 20-somethings, or anyone else starting out. (NerdWallet via AP, File)
January 02, 2018 - 10:23 am
"Ask Brianna" is a column from NerdWallet for 20-somethings or anyone else starting out. I'm here to help you manage your money, find a job and pay off student loans — all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to [email protected]
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Jan. 25, 2011, file photo, visitors are silhouetted by the morning sun as they walk along the beach at Pillar Point in Half Moon Bay, Calif. Young parents are often torn between two savings goals: college for their kids and their own retirement. There are strategies that can help satisfy both goals. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
November 14, 2017 - 12:53 pm
Millennials know student loan debt. Borrowers under 30 are carrying more than $376 billion in student loans and those ages 30 to 39 hold more than $408 billion, according to 2015 data from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York Consumer Credit Panel/Equifax. For the parents in that group, it's a...
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FILE - This April 2017 file photo provided by NerdWallet shows Liz Weston, a columnist for personal finance website (NerdWallet via AP, File)
May 08, 2017 - 6:23 pm
Some of us hoard cash while paying 18% interest on a credit card balance. Others blow through a tax refund as if it were free money when it's actually a return of our own hard-earned dollars. This brain quirk has a name: mental accounting. We treat money differently depending on where it comes from...
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