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College students: Are you prepared financially?

Financial literacy is the one skill students will definitely need throughout their lifetime, but enter adulthood without the training needed to manage it.

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Parent's guide to 529 college savings plans

Whether your child is gearing up for college or you still have several years to save, you might want to consider a 529 savings plan for their future plans.

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Useful budget hacks for college students

It is necessary for every student to understand money basics including these 15 cost-saving hacks for you to take worry out of college life completely.

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Filling out the FAFSA: Your 2022-23 guide

If you're new to the student loans process but know you might want some, your first step in figuring out your financial aid is completing the FAFSA.

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Top 5 ways to save money in college

Yes, it can be a struggle to save money in college. #BrokeLife Luckily, we've been through it. Here are our top five ways to save money in college.

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Finding ways to overcome financial stress

Managing your finances becoming stressful? We have pulled together a few tips to help you stay organized, prioritize, and take time for you in the process.

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When — and why — to use a personal loan for back to school

Though you’ll usually need a student loan to pay for tuition, a personal loan can be a good way to cover all the extras and spend less money in the long run.

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Save money as a family: 3 ways to teach kids good savings habits

Your everyday adulting presents an opportunity to teach your kids good savings habits. Here are three ways to save money as a family.

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The Japanese budgeting system that will change your life

Budgeting apps not working? Try journaling your way to financial health. It's a tried and true practice that has been in use by the Japanese since 1904.

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About Kasasa

We believe your money should do more... for you and your community. Founded in 2003, Kasasa is a financial and technology services company working to help empower consumers to take control of their finances and be proud of their money by banking locally with community banks and credit unions in your neighborhood, that you know and trust.

These local institutions have roots in their communities, care about people over profits, and are actively invested in local businesses to help keep the economy strong (unlike some of the megabanks we could name).

We believe you shouldn't have to choose between the best banking products, the best customer experience, or keeping your money local, where it can do more good. We've created ethical banking products and partnered exclusively with community banks and credit unions. So you can have it all.

Kasasa accounts are available at community financial institutions around the country. Find one near you at to get free checking that pays cash rewards, the only loan with Take-Backs, and more. All while keeping your money in the community, so you can always be proud of your money.