PERSONAL FINANCE

Learn how to manage your money

These articles offer helpful tips and tricks for managing your personal finances. Stop worrying. Start getting ahead.

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Personal Finance

How to Deal with Rising Gas Prices

Gas prices are projected to continue to increase for a while. But there are some things you can do to save at the pump and control your fuel expenses.

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Shop Smart and Save for the Holidays

The holidays are fun and exciting times. Learn these helpful tips on how to save for the holidays, shop smart, and spread cheer this season.

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Credit Union vs Bank

What is a credit union, and how do they differ from banks? Credit unions are owned by their members. We always put our members first. Learn more about the SF Fire Credit Union member-first difference.

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Fee Free Banking

Fees happen, and they add up. While some fees are unavoidable, there are some things you can do to avoid them. Learn how to start spending less on common banking fees.

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How to Shop Safely Online

It's been a difficult year, and the holiday season will be no different. Online shopping is a convenient, easy alternative, whether you need groceries or gifts. But there are still risks.

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5 Simple Finance Tips for Millennials

If you're a recent graduate or are just starting your career, you might feel a little uncertain when it comes to managing your finances. Here's 5 simple things you can do to start building a bright financial future.

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How to Save Money by Automating Your Finances

These days, you can pay just about any bill without lifting a finger. Setting up auto pay can save you time and money each month, and you'll know that your payments are always on time.

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How to Jump Start Your Emergency Fund

Life happens. An emergency fund is a good way to prepare for unexpected events by giving you a financial cushion to handle emergencies without going into debt.

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9 Ways to Master Your Money

Are you tired of money problems running your life? Don't worry, you're not alone. Here are 9 ways to master your money. Stop worrying. Start getting ahead.

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5 Easy Ways to Cut Monthly Expenses

If you've noticed that your monthly expenses always seem to equal what you're making each month, it might be time to make a change. Here are 5 easy ways to cut your monthly expenses and start saving money.

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Loans

10 Types of Loans

There are many different types of loans for different purposes. Each has its own terms, requirements, and repayment structures. Learn more about types of loans, what they can be used for, and which ones you should avoid.

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Building Credit

5 Simple Ways to Build Credit

Anyone can build good credit, including you. It just takes a little time, patience, and good financial habits. Here are 5 things you can do to build good credit.

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Money Trouble

Learn How to Prioritize Your Bills

If you're experiencing financial hardship and are having trouble paying all of your bills, it's probably time for some strategic planning. Learn how to prioritize your bills, set up payment agreements, and other resources.

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