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3 Smart Ways to Start Growing Your Savings

Anyone who knows anything about personal finance knows that it's important to set aside savings for large purchases, unforeseen expenses, and eventual retirement. Unforunately for many, saving is something they know they should do but spending often proves itself to be far more fun. Thankfully there are a few ways you can...

The Move to Video and How Small Businesses Can Take Advantage

While blogs and basic social media posts are still important tools for small business owners, there's a major shift toward video happening before our very eyes. Despite some perceived obstacles, such as investing in equipment and potentially hiring production staff, the truth is that entrepreneurs can start creating video content with as little as a smartphone.

Money at 30: 'Fall'ing Back Into Good Financial Habits

Now that the summer is over, it's time to 'fall' back into good financial habits. Okay that was super corny and autumn doesn't officially begin until the 22nd, but the sentiment remains the same. A lot of time the summer season means parties, vacations, and other events that can lead...

Preparing Your Finances for a Natural Disaster

In recent weeks the United States has watched as Hurricane Harvey left areas of Texas and Lousiana with devastating floods and as Hurricane Irma led to severe wind damage in Florida and many Atlantic islands. These heartbreaking images remind us how powerful Mother Nature can be but also remind us...

Square Wants to Be a Bank Too

Square's plan to open a banking wing isn't exactly out of left field. While it may mostly be known for its small business point of sale solutions, they've also offered small business loans since 2014 under their Square Capital initiative.

Money at 30: Clarity Money App Review

Overall I'd say that, if you really want an app to help you track your spending and stay on top of your budget, Clarity Money likely won't have everything you're looking for (perhaps try Mint instead or in addition). However, as a banking hub and a daily financial feed, the app excels and sets itself apart from other personal finance apps on the market.

Top 10 Personal Finance Articles of the Month — August 2017

Just as this time of year is often associated with back to school, August found many bloggers returning to the basics of personal finance including budgeting, credit scores, and retirement savings. Despite these being well-worn subjects at this point, the clever writers on this list managed to bring new insight to these evergreen topics.

Money at 30: When Pride Gets in the Way of Finance

Having pride is often a good thing. That said, being overly proud could lead to your downfall. When it comes to handling changes in your lifestyle, asking friends and family for help, or perhaps going back to a job you just left, setting your pride aside is often the first step in making the right financial choice.