Are Teens Skipping Important Money Milestones?

Teens are shunning mainstream financial institutions — and the financial chaos they saw during the recession gives them good reason. Yet is this cynicism delaying this generation's financial adulthood?

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Editor’s Pick: Best Student Cards 2012

Debit, prepaid or credit? For students heading off to college, the choice of which type of plastic to bring to campus can be a confusing one

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7 Credit Mistakes College Grads Should Avoid

Students graduating from college have a lot coming at them: Looking for a job, finding a new place to live — and finding a way to pay back student loans. One thing many should be adding to the list: Establishing good credit

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Are Millennials Ditching Banks and Credit Cards?

Millennials may be turning their backs on traditional financial services in favor of products that many experts consider risky — such as fee-heavy prepaid cards and payday loans

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Credit Cards 101 for College-Bound Students

This mom is about to send her son off to college. Yet she's hoping to give him a crash course in credit cards before he leaves. Columnist Eva Norlyk Smith helps her develop a lesson plan

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