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The term "greenbacks" didn't originate until the government began printing paper money with green ink during the Civil War. The colour was chosen to prevent counterfeiting since the ink didn't easily fade or break down.Learn how to start monitoring all your cash with Neontra →
An "automated teller machine," or (ATM) is a machine that lets bank customers perform basic transactions, such as deposits and withdrawals. They are usually located in a wall outside of a bank or shop. Be careful of ATM fees.
"If you’re saving, you’re succeeding"
- Steve Burkholder
Across generations, Americans are tending to find happiness in areas other than their finances. The financial situation is especially challenging for Gen Z and X; less than half report being satisfied with their finances.How, then, can someone stay on the road to financial happiness? →
The appeal of the DINK lifestyle – that’s double income, no kids – might seem obvious. But having more control over your life and finances comes with questions about your social safety net in retirement.Stress Test Podcast: Rob Carrick and Roma Luciw on the dual income, no kids lifestyle →
What looked to be another bond-market tragedy morphed into a feel-good story following a volatile round trip in 2023 that ended with a historic Treasury rally. Yet, opportunities still abound for income-seeking investors.Andrew Bary: Stocks with dividends lead our annual listing. Energy pipelines and utilities also look like good bets. →
Jessica Lutz @ Forbes: How I Worked Through My Financial Baggage And Got Serious About Saving MoneyThis is all temporary and you can figure it out →
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