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"If you would be wealthy, think of saving as well as getting." - Ben Franklin

"A penny saved is a penny earned." - Benjamin Franklin

"The art is not in making money, but in keeping it."



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Find a credit union near you using Credit Union Locator - MyCreditUnion.gov

Online banks and credit unions offer the best returns on savings accounts.   MagnifyMoney looked at hundreds of offers to find the best for you

If you ever have a problem with banks file a complain with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (the bank is obligated to answer to them by law):  

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau



Smartplanner:  Created by award-winning financial expert Jonathan Pond, Smart Planner has distilled the wisdom of 25 years of financial advising practice to provide a powerful online financial planning tool that is confidential, secure, and extremely affordable. Smart Planner will help you and your loved ones address pressing personal financial matters such as retirement, investments, insurance, debt, income taxes, budgeting, estate planning, and saving for college, among others.

 NerdWallet makes it simple to find the best deals on credit cards, insurance, mortgage rates and more. They'll help you save time, reduce your monthly payments and rest easy knowing you’ve made the best financial decisions for you.

It checks your bills for any automatic billing you don't want anymore and they can cancel them for you

similar service like BillFixers.com: they will call your utility providers on your behalf to see if they can get your monthly bill reduced.


America Saves is a campaign coordinated by the nonprofit Consumer Federation of America (CFA) and is dedicated to helping individuals save money, reduce debt, and build wealth. - See more at: http://www.americasaves.org/#sthash.WCh9Tjd5.dpuf

 The National Association of Unclaimed Property Administrators is holding billions of unclaimed stocks, dividends, life insurance proceeds, bank accounts and other assets that are unclaimed. To find out if any of these assets are yours got to www.missingmoney.com or www.unclaimed.org . They do not charge any fees for the service.





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