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Financial education in the news:

  • 10 Banking Trends for 2016 The ball has dropped in Times Square, and 2015 is officially in the books. Now it’s time to look forward and consider what the future might hold. U.S. News spoke to four financial and banking experts to find out what’s on the horizon for the banking sector in 2016. Read more
  • Have Student Loans Created a New Generation of Payday Loan Addicts? My wife and I were watching a news program the other day when a commercial for a prescription medicine piqued my interest. The drug was designed to treat an ailment that, as it turns out, comes from taking another prescription medicine made to treat something else. Read more
  • It’s W-2 day: Do you know where your form is? Have you gotten your W-2? If not, feel free to bug your boss, because Feb. 1 is the deadline for all employers to provide their employees with the all-important form. Lisa Greene-Lewis, CPA and tax expert at TurboTax, has some tips for those people left hanging as tax season gets into full swing. Read more
  • Is your checking account too fat? How to tell and what to do about it Americans are stuffing their checking accounts with more cash than ever before, and that may not be a good thing. The average checking account balance was $5,459 in the first quarter of 2015 — more than double the norm prior to 2008 — according to the economic research firm Moebs Services. Read more Read more
  • 3 Steps to More College Financial Aid From FAFSA You may think your family is too well-off to qualify for financial aid, but if you have a child who’s in college or going soon, it’s still worth completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA , this winter. Read More Read more