This Week @ Financial Literacy 101

Climbers ascending a very steep snow covered rock.

What’s “Normal” Spending, Credit Scores, Debt?

To find out what's normal, it helps to look at what others around you are saying and at what statistics say. What's right for one person, might not be right for another.

What’s “Normal” Spending, Credit Scores, Debt?

When it comes to your finances, the best thing to do is figure out what works for you regarding earning, spending, and saving, and not think too much about what everyone else is doing.

How People Spend Their Money

You don't have to spend like everyone else if you don't want to. Your income might allow you to spend more than average, or you might prefer to save money, and cut your costs as much as possible.

A Look at Average Credit Scores

When it comes to credit scores, it's better to be better than the average.

National Debt: Who Owes What?

If your debt is less than the national average, that's great. If it's more, focus on repayment and you'll find your way to a reduced debt life.

Income Differences Across the Country

What's considered average in one state may be well above average in another (and vice versa).

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Climbers ascending a very steep snow covered rock.

Last Week @ Financial Literacy 101

What’s “Normal” Spending, Credit Scores, Debt?

To find out what's normal, it helps to look at what others around you are saying and at what statistics say. What's right for one person, might not be right for another.

What’s “Normal” Spending, Credit Scores, Debt?

When it comes to your finances, the best thing to do is figure out what works for you regarding earning, spending, and saving, and not think too much about what everyone else is doing.

How People Spend Their Money

You don't have to spend like everyone else if you don't want to. Your income might allow you to spend more than average, or you might prefer to save money, and cut your costs as much as possible.

A Look at Average Credit Scores

When it comes to credit scores, it's better to be better than the average.

National Debt: Who Owes What?

If your debt is less than the national average, that's great. If it's more, focus on repayment and you'll find your way to a reduced debt life.

Income Differences Across the Country

What's considered average in one state may be well above average in another (and vice versa).

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