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Ideas to help you get a better sense of your financial picture.

Inflation 101: Meaning and Causes

Inflation is a measure of rising prices for the things people usually buy. No matter how large your income or savings, a high inflation rate means your money buys less.

Inflation Rates and How to Calculate Them

Here’s an overview of the typical inflation rates economists use to better understand the U.S. economy, why they matter, and how to calculate them.

How to Get Out of Debt in 2020

A guide on how to start reducing debt this year, whether it’s from a student loan, auto loan, credit card spending—or all of the above.

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An emergency fund can help you manage your finances, especially when life becomes unpredictable. Learn how much you should have in an emergency fund, and where to keep it.

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