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How These Entrepreneurs Found a Catchy Way to Teach Students Financial Literacy

Flocabulary, a company that makes educational hip-hop songs and videos for grades K-12, will use the same medium to teach kids about personal finance.

4 Personal Finance Books That Will Inspire You

When traveling down the long road toward financial freedom, it can sometimes be hard to keep your eyes looking forward toward your financial goals. With all the pleasures and distractions in life, those big financial goals can fade into the mist while …

7 Tips for Finding a New Bank

If overdraft fees and ATM charges have become a routine part of your financial life or the place where you keep your cash just isn't meeting your needs for other reasons, it might be time to look elsewhere. Take a step back and identify where thing…

How Seriously Should You Take Retirement Savings Calculators?

You punch some numbers into a retirement calculator, and the results are so frightening you want to run away: It says you should have $500,000 saved by now. Or $1 million. Or is that $2 million for a couple? Or maybe it's eight times your salary.

Mis-selling Investments: FCA Bans and Fines Paul Reynolds for 'Reckless and Deliberate' Recommendations

The Financial Conduct Authority has banned former financier Paul Reynolds from the industry and has fined him £290,344 for recklessly recommending high-risk investment products to eight retail clients, when he knew that he could not justify their suit…

Why You Should Move Your Savings to an Online Bank

The Internet bestowed many gifts upon humanity: instant communication, the ability to stay in touch with friends and family, access to details when news breaks, cat videos. But one of the best gifts in recent years has been the online-only bank.

4 Hobbies That Could Wreck Your Credit Score

In our busy and hectic world, finding a way to relax is essential. Picking a hobby you enjoy and engaging in it regularly is a great way to wind down from a tough week.

How to Save Future Generations From Financial Illiteracy

The events of the past few years — from the housing market collapse and resulting Great Recession, to the painstaking economic recovery — have made it clear that we know far too little about how to responsibly manage our money.

UK Consumer Confidence Slips on Personal Finance and Economy Concerns

UK consumer confidence has slipped from a nine month high as Britons became more concerned over the state of their personal finances and the economy overall.

Personal finance down 1.8% in June

Official data shows personal finance loans have fallen 1.3 per cent per cent in July and housing finance for owner occupiers was flat.