• SOURCE: Ally Bank

Budgeting, credit scores & bank accounts oh my!!!



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ANCHOR LEAD: It's time for spring cleaning… and time to get your financial house in order. Brian Osuch has more on how you can make the right decisions to keep your finances spick-and-span. (:60) SCRIPT: Your Financial Fitness, I'm Brian Osuch. April is Financial Literacy Month, the perfect time to brush up on "all things" affecting your wallet, your expenses and your bank account. Financial Journalist, Vera Gibbons says you have to stay educated about money matters to make the right financial decisions. CUT: (Gibbons) We make household spending and savings choices daily, and it's challenging to know if you're heading in the right direction. If you're unsure about a particular area as it pertains to your personal finances, it's a good time to increase your knowledge and become more fiscally fit. SCRIPT: Gibbons says there is plenty of information available to help consumers avoid common financial pitfalls. CUT: (Gibbons) It's so easy to get off track, financially, but free financial education programs like Ally Wallet Wise can help. On Ally-Wallet-Wise-dot-com, consumers learn the basics on budgeting, banking and investing, credit, and financing. And more education means smarter decisions. SCRIPT: For more information, including access to free online courses and live events that take the mystery out of finance, log onto Ally-Wallet-Wise-dot-com. That's Your Financial Fitness from Ally. I'm Brian Osuch.
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