How to Manage Your Money: 19 Tips to Do it Right

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For many people, money management can be an overwhelming and uncomfortable topic of conversation. Maybe you feel like you have put off saving for retirement for too long or your emergency savings is not what it should be.

Whatever is causing your anxiety, the truth is there is no better time than the present to get a grip on personal finance. Once you get the ball rolling, you will soon wonder why you waited so long to form healthy financial habits.

To help you get started, we have assembled 19 tips to help you meet your financial goals. Continue reading How to Manage Your Money: 19 Tips to Do it Right

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The 10 Most Important Articles Published in Money Magazine

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Probably no area of people’s lives has received more media attention than advice about money matters and financial health. There was a time when Money Magazine was the go-to publication for people looking for investment and spending advice. Continue reading The 10 Most Important Articles Published in Money Magazine

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Teen Financial Literacy – The Missing Piece

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hashtag my money teen blog by dane county credit unionTeenagers. It’s an “interesting” stage of life for them AND for their families. Many teenagers test their independence by getting a drivers license, buying a car, and getting their first job. They will soon realize that along with those responsibilities comes the need for smart money management. Teen financial literacy is the key. Continue reading Teen Financial Literacy – The Missing Piece

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Top Tips For Tax Refunds From Your Fav Madison Credit Union

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splashing on beachEveryone has a different opinion about tax refunds – should you expect one? Should you adjust your withholding so your money isn’t a free loan to the government? Either way, if you are expecting one this year your favorite Madison credit union shares the best tax refund tips. Continue reading Top Tips For Tax Refunds From Your Fav Madison Credit Union

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Como empiezo ahorrar para el retiro si tengo 35

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Father and son discussing retirement savingSegún CNBC, la cantidad promedia de ahorros para retiro entre las edades de 32 a 61 años es de $5,000 dólares. También mencionan que para cuando uno llega a los 35—si planea retirarse a los 67—deberíamos de tener ahorrada una cantidad que equivale a dos veces nuestro salario anual. Lo cual quiere decir que muchos no estamos alcanzando esa meta. Continue reading Como empiezo ahorrar para el retiro si tengo 35

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How do I start saving for retirement if I’m 35

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When it comes to financial planning in Madison there are many resources you can use to educate yourself so you can get ahead and reduce stress. When you’re prepared for the future financially or even working towards that goal, you will feel more relaxed. One of those areas to focus on is your retirement plan, because you most likely don’t want to work FOREVER, right? Continue reading How do I start saving for retirement if I’m 35

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Worried About Holiday Debt?

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Debt = stress. If you’re in debt, even very large debt, the best goal you can have is to repay everything you owe. This will be favorable to your credit, and a good credit counseling agency will help you do so in a way that allows you to save money over time and avoid damaging bankruptcy.

DCCU members have free access to credit counseling, money management and financial education services with our reputable partner GreenPath Financial Wellness.

GreenPath is a non-profit company that equips people with knowledge and tools to lead financially healthy lives.  They can partner with you to ease financial stress, manage debt, save for the future, make informed financial decisions, and achieve your financial goals.

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