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Whether you are just starting out or well on your way to retirement, there is always more to learn on your financial journey.

MoneyEdu is a resource provided to True North members and communities that offers valuable information and tools to help you on your financial journey.  The featured topics below are just a few of the topics covered, but give you an idea of what's available.

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Financial Basics

Learn the basics of financial health - from budgeting to managing credit.

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Financial Health   

The concept of financial health is the foundation of any financial plan.
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Introduction to Budgeting   

Why budgeting is important, no matter how much money you earn.
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Credit vs. Debit Cards   

Credit and debit cards each have pros and cons. When should you use each?
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Credit Reports and Scores   

Credit reports and scores determine the rates you pay when borrowing and can affect your ability to get certain jobs.
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Managing Accounts   

Account management strategies for checking and savings.
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Building Credit   

Understanding the decisions and behaviors that can lead to improved credit scores.
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Identity Theft   

Understanding ID theft and how to prevent it.
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Identity Theft

An overview of identity theft, including strategies for preventing it and what to do if it happens to you.

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Identity Theft   

Understanding ID theft and how to prevent it.
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Social Media and Identity Theft   

What you reveal online can compromise your personal and financial security.
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Medical Identity Theft   

Medical identity theft is a little-known form of identity theft with consequences affecting more than just your wallet.
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Avoiding Identity Theft

The three Ds of identity protection: Deter, Detect and Defend.
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Protecting Your Digital Information

There are many data backup solutions available designed to protect personal information that vary in their security and ease of use.
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Dealing with Identity Theft

Understanding the different types of identity theft and what to do in each scenario.
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Managing Credit

Credit reports and scores, credit vs. debit cards, reading your credit report, plus more.

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Credit vs. Debit Cards   

Credit and debit cards each have pros and cons. When should you use each?
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Credit Reports and Scores   

Credit reports and scores determine the rates you pay when borrowing and can affect your ability to get certain jobs.
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Risks and Benefits of Credit Cards   

Credit cards offer benefits for many consumers, but it's important to understand the risks of unsecured credit.
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Building Credit   

Understanding the decisions and behaviors that can lead to improved credit scores.
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Understanding the Credit Card Act of 2009

How the new regulations work to protect card holders.
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Reading Your Credit Report   

A detailed description of what to expect and look for when viewing a credit report.

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