Take important financial steps now can be the key to enjoying a rewarding financial future. A BBVA Compass professional financial planner offers insights about what you need to do today to prepare for tomorrow.
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When you hear "Freshman 15" you might think of late nights and greasy fast food. With fifteen money saving tips for college students, BBVA Compass shares a freshman fifteen students can feel good about.
Want to help your children learn about money? A savings account is a smart start. Here is a guide to what banking tools make sense for kids and when.
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Time to start giving your kids an allowance? Get tips for how much to give, when to start, and how to structure an allowance program for your family.
Generation Z — those ages 14 to 21 — is shaping up to be a generation of money-savvy savers. Find out more about these frugal youngsters' attitudes about money and how they are already saving for the future.
Want to know how to tackle your honey-do list and pay for major home improvements? These tips and ideas can help you prioritize, plan, afford, and accomplish your spring and summer home projects.
Follow our travel guide for must-see spots in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, and New York all in one week.
Contemplating a spring break staycation or inexpensive getaway? Here are ideas and advice for how to have fun and save money.
Whether you're relocating across the country or simply down the block, some advance preparation can ensure your move goes smoothly and you avoid any added stress.
Spring is coming, and it's time to declutter. Here are 7 tips to make money while cleaning out your basement and house.
Visiting Asia? Check out our guide to must-see places in China, Vietnam, Thailand, Cambodia, and India to check off your summer bucket list.
Many successful investors typically follow smart financial rules to amass great fortunes. Here are some useful tips from some of the most successful investors in the world.
When it comes to retirement funds, there's a lot to think about. Do you need a 401(k), IRA, or Roth IRA? We explain retirement plans to help you choose.
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California here we come! Ready for the trip of a lifetime? Check out this California road trip itinerary and budget-friendly tips to start planning.
Developing smart spending habits and an understanding the basics of personal finances can set up your high schooler up for a strong financial future. Get tips to help prepare them now.
Credit cards sometimes justifiably get a bad rap. But here are 8 ways to maximize the advantages of your plastic and potentially improve your finances.
If you are a Gen Xer or Baby Boomer and feel behind in saving for your retirement, you aren't alone. Here are some tips to help you stay on track financially.
Take these financial steps to avoid being blind-sided by children's expenses, even before you bring home that first baby.
Understanding mortgage rates can save you thousands of dollars. Learn how rates are set and how to get the best possible rate on your next mortgage.
Are you or your spouse keeping money secrets? Psychologist and financial counselor Eric Dammann talks about why it's not OK and how to avoid them.
Can technology enhance your wine country experience? We think so. Here's how.
Got some money to save? Here's what you need to know to decide between a CD and a savings account.
Whether you're moving across the street or across the country, save money on your next move.
It's tempting to refinance a mortgage now when rates are low. But if you are close to retirement, there may be added risks. Here are some pros and cons of refinancing near retirement worth considering.
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People often negotiate the price of a new car or a house, few realize that plenty more things can be bargained for–including rent.
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Take a tour of Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, and Wisconsin with our guide to four Midwest states in one week.
Finding the right credit card can not only save money, it can also earn some valuable rewards. Here are some tips from BBVA Compass on finding the right card.
Baby Boomers aren't afraid of digital banking, but they are still cautious when it comes to mobile banking. Here's a few online tools that might change their minds.
Investing and finance for retirees can be complicated. Here, we look at the state of retirement today and the best way to think about funding your retirement.
Do you know how to write a check? If not, don't worry. We've got you covered! Check out these tips and our step-by-step guide to writing a check.
Want airline miles or a cash back? Credit card rewards programs can be valuable if you choose a card that matches your spending habits and interests. Here are some tips to find the best one for you.