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7 Money Moves You Will Always Be Thankful For

What are you most thankful for this year? Here are few financial matters to add to your fall cornucopia of gratitude.

13 Financial Gifts to Give Yourself This Holiday Season

Don't forget this very important person on your holiday gift list — you! How about one of these smart financial gifts?

Rich People Spend $350K+ to Park Their Cars — Here's How We'd Spend it Instead

Would you pay for $350,000 parking? We sure hope not, when you could make these much smarter money moves instead

8 Money Moves to Make Before You Start Investing

You're ready to start investing — great! But before you dive in, make sure your financial ducks are all in a row.

13 Money Goals You Can Still Reach by 2017

We may be more than halfway through 2016, but that doesn't mean your money goals for the year have been for naught!

5 Times It's Okay to Delay Retirement Savings

We'll just about never tell you to put off retirement savings. But in these extreme and temporary instances, it might be okay.

4 Things You Need to Know About Disability Insurance

What would happen to your income if you were suddenly unable to work?

7 Money Moves to Make as Soon as You Conquer Debt

Congratulations, you're out of the red! Now it's time to start making your money work hard for you, too.

6 Money Moves to Make the Moment You Decide to Buy a Car

You're ready for a shiny new set of wheels. All you need to do is make these important money moves, first.

The 7 Most Important Financial Moments of Your Life

These turning points in your life bring critical money matters to the table. Are you ready?

Where to Turn for Help When You Don't Have an Emergency Fund

If we've told you once, we've told you a thousand times — you need an emergency fund! But if disaster strikes, these last-minute answers can cover a cash crunch.

Using Your Roth IRA as an Emergency Fund — Ever a Good Idea?

You know you need an emergency fund, but you just don't have one. When "disaster" strikes, where can you turn for fast cash? Your Roth IRA can help.

10 Money Moves to Make When a Layoff Is Coming

You've seen the warning signs. When you suspect job cuts are headed your way, it's time to get these money moves in motion.

Build Savings Faster With a Multiple Account Strategy

Trying to manage all your expenses out of one savings account? Your finances might actually be a little simpler with two or three accounts.

Why "Opportunity" Funds Are the New Emergency Funds

Sometimes the only thing between saving a lot and saving nothing at all is a turn of phrase.

5 Ways to Strengthen Your Finances Before Retirement

Make the transition to retirement a little easier by taking care of few personal finance tasks before your income shrinks.

8 Signs You've Crossed From "Healthy" Debt to "Problem" Debt

There's a razor-thin line between "healthy" debt and a big financial problem debt. Have you crossed it?

7 Ways Being Debt Free Can Cost You

Generally speaking, debt is bad. But sometimes taking on debt is unavoidable — and can actually be good for you.

8 Financial Decisions You'll Never Regret

Hindsight is 20/20 and it's easy to look back and second guess ourselves. But not with these financial choices — they're right every time.

6 Emergency Fund Myths You Should Stop Believing

You know you need an emergency fund. Don't let these common misconceptions keep you from starting one!