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Compound Interest Calculator

Find out how much money you can earn with compound interest. Use this calculator to see how your money grows over time, as you earn interest on your account balance...

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how to refresh your budget for the new post-pandemic normal

As Americans open their wallets and return to some of the activities they missed most during the pandemic, caution is warranted. The backdrop is not the same as it was in February 2020, meaning that an old budget may not work for the current prices of goods and...

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What Is a Roth IRA?

 A ROTH individual retirement account allows you to earn tax-free investment growth on your retirement savings. When you save for retirement in a Roth IRA, you don't have to worry about a big tax bill in retirement because withdrawals are typically tax-free...

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Rule of Thumb for Adjustable-Rate Mortgages

Adjustable-rate mortgages, also known as ARMs, can be risky. After a few years at a low fixed rate, your annual percentage rate (APR) and monthly mortgage payments can then bounce around and potentially wreak havoc with your budget. Here are rules to follow as you...

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10 Ways Millennials Are Able to Save Money

As a ‘millennial,’ I constantly find myself on the receiving end of financial advice that’s either way over my head (tax-loss harvesting?) or seemingly impossible (how can I save half of my income when half my income is rent?). Many personal finance...

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