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9 resources to help you achieve your financial goals

Whether you’re 16 or 46, it’s important to think about your financial future. Understanding financial basics like budgeting, savings, and credit is a critical first step. Then, it’s important to set financial goals – becoming debt-free, paying for college, or retiring before age 60 – and to develop a plan to achieve those goals.

When working toward your goals, it makes sense to use all of the tools at your disposal. Here are some free online resources to guide you through the financial education and planning processes, including several resources from SAC Federal Credit Union.

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Reach for the gold with family financial goals

With the Olympics just around the corner, we can’t help but think about the similarities between preparing for a big sporting event and preparing for financial success. Athletes don’t achieve Olympic-level skills overnight, and neither do savers. It’s never too early to teach kids the value of money by including them in the process of setting and achieving your family’s financial goals. Here’s how to get started on your journey to a savings win.

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Top 10 posts: money tips, credit repair, and more

Looking to boost your credit score before you put money down on the fixer-upper you’ve been eyeing? Or maybe you’re ready to ramp up retirement savings and start the year off right. No matter where you are on your financial journey, we have some money tips to help. Take the first step toward meeting your goals by taking a look at our ten most popular posts.

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New Year’s resolutions: 5 goals for a financially fit new year

You resolve to hit the gym four times a week and cut back on caffeine. You work to advance your career by going after that promotion. Why not commit to increasing your prosperity over the next 12 months? Establishing a plan to maximize your income is just as important as forming a fitness or career plan. So plan to add fiscal goals to your list of New Year’s resolutions.

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Black Friday shopping: Plan ahead for a stress-free holiday season

Black Friday is right around the corner, which means the holiday shopping season is almost here. But for many people, shopping can be both emotionally and financially stressful. Purchases add up quickly, and a lack of planning can cause financial strain. Here are some ways to avoid overspending and enjoy a financially stress-free holiday season.

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