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What are the various kinds of financial institutions and how are they different from each other? What is the difference between a bank and a credit union? In this video, we walk through the basics on the most common financial institutions you’re likely to deal with.
How is a savings account different from a checking account? And what other types of bank accounts exist? In this video, we look at the common types of bank accounts and how they operate.
How does a savings account work? What are the benefits of having one? In this video, we discuss the basics about savings accounts.
How does a checking account work and why would I want one? How do I open one? What’s the difference between an ATM card and a debit card? In this video, we break down the basics about checking accounts and their benefits.
What is credit in terms of personal finance? How are borrowers, lenders and wealth connected to credit? In this video, we introduce the basic concept of credit and use real world examples to illustrate how credit works.
What makes a person creditworthy or not? In this video, we discuss the five factors that financial institutions use to decide whether to lend you money.
What is a credit score and why does it matter? In this video, we explain how your credit score is like a GPA for your creditworthiness. We discuss the five factors credit agencies use to determine your score.
What is a credit report and how is it different from a credit score? What information does a credit report contain about you and where does that info come from? In this video, we explain the basics of the credit report and its importance to you.
What is the difference between a revolving and installment credit account? How are these credit account types similar to open accounts? In this video we discuss the three most common credit account types and give examples of how you may be using these accounts now.
How do I apply for a job? In this video, we break down the basics: what documents you need, how to find open jobs, how to make a good impression on a hiring manager, and how to fill out a job application.
What employment laws apply to me? In this video, we explain each of the US federal laws that protect employees and offer examples that illustrate how each law works.
Is a college education a worthwhile financial investment? In this video, we look at the typical earnings of people with different education levels and discuss multiple ways an education can influence your earning potential.
What is insurance and how does it work? In this video, we explain the basics about insurance, including key words to know. We walk through real examples to see insurance at work.
What is an insurance policy? What the difference between a premium and a deductible? How does an insurance company determine my premium? In this video, we help you understand what your insurance policy says and how it works.