Learning how to manage your finances well is an art, not a science, and passing along that knowledge to children or other young people in your life is even harder. Here are some quick tips from influencers, old and new.
Without adequate savings, it can be tricky to find money for unexpected expenses. Here are a few simple strategies you can use to create a surge in cash flow when you need it most.
Everyone has a financial story. Here’s how three real people moved from financial stress to financial confidence.
Having an emergency fund is a crucial first step in your mission to save, and once you’re well on your way to building one, it’s time to start thinking long term. Get started now.
Our attitudes toward money can cause us to behave irrationally, undermining our financial health. Learn to control those biases and how to manage your money.
Saving for college tuition? Check out five tips from SunTrust to find the right 529 college savings plan for you.
Three strategies from SunTrust can help you reach your savings goals.
Section 529 plans can be a great way to save for college--in many cases, the best way--but they're not the only way. When you're investing for a major goal like education, it makes sense to be familiar with all of your options.
A child born today could cost more than $400,000 to educate at a private college for four years if college costs continue climbing at the rate they have.
Take these five simple steps today to plan for tomorrow’s unexpected expenses—and breathe easy. Money emergencies don’t have to be so … emergency-like.
How well do you know your financial self? Take a look at these four steps to discover what’s working for you and your money.
The right incentive can make you a better spender, saver and financial planner. Use this checklist to learn four ways to reward yourself for smart money management.
Think of the moments in life that matter to you. Does your financial plan allow for these moments? Make sure the two are aligned.
Find out how to turn spending habits into a money saving habit, without a lot of effort.
Unexpected expenses can arise at any time, which is why it’s smart to plan ahead with a rainy day fund.
A college degree is more expensive than ever, and more essential than ever. Here are six options for funding your child’s education.
Struggling to stop overspending and stick to a budget? Check out this infographic to learn how lifestyle creep happens and what you can do about it.
Money can't buy happiness. But studies show that spending strategically can make you happier.
Setting smaller, more immediate goals can have a big impact on your long-term plans. So, think about where you want to be or what you want to be doing in five years, and start working toward those goals now.
It’s easy to lose sight of what makes you happy today when you’ve got your eye on tomorrow. But investing in your happiness now doesn’t mean sacrificing your long-term goals or draining your savings.
Earning more money doesn’t have to mean spending more money. Learn how to multiply the impact of your pay raise with helpful tips from SunTrust.
Be smart about investing in your child’s future by learning about a 529 college savings plans.
Many Americans struggle to put away money for education, retirement or even emergencies. Be sure you're saving enough.
Learn strategies to build up your savings in a rainy day fund.
Starting a rainy day fund will allow you to function without resorting to credit cards, should a sudden job loss or any variety of recession-related catastrophes occur.
Looking for that perfect gift for your family's youngest members? Consider giving the gift of education with a 529 college savings plan.
With so many 529 plans to choose from, you'll need to ask a lot of questions in order to select the best plan for you.
While there are many ways to save for college, you may want to consider a 529 savings plan.
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