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Planning for Your Health
Know your choices before you pick an insurance policy.
If retirement and Social Security seem one and the same to you, there’s good reason. More than 90% of US households with someone over 65 are part of the system. And the monthly benefits check is the primary source of income for almost 67% of those households.
Buying a home may be one of the biggest financial decisions you'll ever make.
Selling your home and buying a new one when you retire can be a taxing experience.
There are some compelling reasons to buy real estate, but it's not a clear-cut situation for everyone.
Your tax return tests you much like a standardized test, but it doesn't have to be as complicated as it seems.
You've heard people say that it's better to give than to receive. But what does that really mean?
Unemployment can throw a curve ball at your financial plans, but you can mitigate the damage.
Having a will to allocate your estate after you die is essential, so make sure it's done formally and legally.
Having a baby? Here’s how to plan financially for such a big change.
If you're considering going to college, you have nothing to lose by applying for federal student aid.
Getting married? You may want to check out some of these financial to-dos.
Divorce law varies throughout the United States, but there are some principles you can follow to protect your financial security.
Student loans account for a lot of personal debt and often seem too daunting to handle. Learn how to start repaying.
Every single time you use credit, the details of the amount you spend and how you repay is added to your credit report and influences your credit score.
Credit cards are useful tools but have their trade-offs. Learn more about how to handle them cautiously.
This article is about using credit. Like credit cards, loans and stuff like that.
Perhaps just as important as teaching kids about the birds and the bees is teaching them the value of money.
Renting a home can be a walk on Easy Street or a tug of war with your landlord.
Wherever and however you live, use these practical tips to make your everyday living easier.
An emergency fund is a financial safety net that everybody should have for life's unforeseen challenges.
In order to apply for an SBA loan, you'll need to provide the correct documentation.
Figuring out how you will organize your finances, and to what degree you will have combined accounts, sets the groundwork for the main tool of money management—a budget.
When you share your life with a partner, you're sharing your finances too. It can be awkward, but it's possible to make good decisions together.
A simple, practical rule of thumb for individuals who want a budget that is easy to implement.
Going to college incurs a lot of expenses you might not have thought about.
People spend money. But many people don't know how to track how much they're spending or how to prioritize it.