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Welcome to $mart Thinking About Your Money

No matter what life stage or lifestyle, we all face financial crossroads and need direction on making good money decisions: Can I afford this purchase? Should I spend this money or should I save it? Where do I start? Even the most well-intentioned of us get into financial trouble, or are unsure of where to turn for intelligent guidance.
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$mart Thinking About Your Money is for everyone who wants to make wise choices about their finances. Here, you'll find reliable advice, informative links, free helpful services, local event info, and more to help you make shrewd, rational money choices. We’ll help you understand your spending habits and your attitudes toward money so you can make shrewd, rational money choices in today’s world—with a thoughtful, informed approach. Now, that’s $mart thinking!

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