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Save Some & Spend Some
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Save Some & Spend Some
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Free and easy ways to split your tax refund between accounts so you can spend some and save some of your money.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
 
Banking
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Checklist for Opening a Bank or Credit Union Account
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Checklist for Opening a Bank or Credit Union Account
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Once you decide that a checking or savings account is the right product for you, this guide provides information about what you need to open an account.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Keep a Lid on Checking Account Fees
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Keep a Lid on Checking Account Fees
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Six steps to reduce your checking account fees.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Know Your Overdraft Options
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Know Your Overdraft Options
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What you must know about debit card and ATM overdraft coverage. Plus, how to reduce or eliminate debit card and ATM overdraft fees.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Moving Your Checking Account
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Moving Your Checking Account
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A 10-step checklist for closing your current checking account and opening a new checking account.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Selecting Financial Products and Services
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Selecting Financial Products and Services
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This guide provides information about different financial products or services that can help you meet a specific goal or need.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Ways to Receive Your Money
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Ways to Receive Your Money
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This guide describes different ways to receive your wages and their potential benefits and risks.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
 
Retirement Planning
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Pension Lump-Sum Payouts and Your Retirement Security
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Pension Lump-Sum Payouts and Your Retirement Security
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Gives near-retirees the information they need to understand the trade-offs of taking their pension in a monthly payment or lump sum. Also provides tips and warnings about how to protect and best manage that money for those considering a lump-sum payout option from a private-sector defined benefit pension plan.
Available: in print, as pdf
Language: English
Cost: Free
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Savings Fitness: A Guide To Your Money and Your Financial Future
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Savings Fitness: A Guide To Your Money and Your Financial Future
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Create your personal savings plan and prepare for retirement with this step-by-step guide.
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement Planning
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Taking the Mystery Out of Retirement Planning
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Designed for those about 10 years from retirement, this comprehensive publication has step-by-step worksheets to help you figure out how much money you need to retire and how to make sure your funds will last during your retirement. (Previous item number: 583Y)
Available: in print, as pdf
Languages: English and Spanish
Cost: Free
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