Monthly Principles

January: New Year's Resolution

Developing short- and long-term financial goals

February: Pay Yourself First

Pay yourself first; make saving a habit

March: Consumer Protection and ID Theft

Know your rights and responsibilities as a consumer

April: Understanding Taxes

Understanding employment income and taxes

May: Credit Reports

Understanding Credit Reports

June: Financial Services

Understanding financial institutions and providers

July: Financial Independence

Money management begins with how you earn

August: Back to School Shopping

Compare prices and track spending

September: Insurance Awareness

Protect what you own and value

October: Understanding Credit

Credit is what you can borrow; debt what you owe

November: Understanding Investing

Putting Your Money to Work for You

December: Holiday Shopping

Holiday spending isn't bad, but planning and budgeting will help


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