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6 Reasons Why Financial Planning Isn't Just for the Wealthy

Financial planning doesn't care how much money you make. You still need to do it.

6 Ways Workaholism Is Costing You Money

Putting in long hours at work often means a bigger paycheck. But what about when burning the midnight oil ends up costing you money?

5 Questions Retirees Should Ask Before Starting a Small Business

Retirement is usually a time to relax — but for others, it's time to open their dream business. Is it really the right move?

4 Easy Ways to Get Richer In 2018

A new year is a fresh start for your finances. Make these small money moves now, and you'll end 2018 richer than you started it.

Why Saving Money Is Harder Today

Feel the squeeze? Saving money today is harder than ever. These skyrocketing expenses are the reason why.

6 Things You Need to Do if You're Retiring in 2018

This is it; 2018 is the year you retire. Before you leave the working world, there are a fey key moves to make first.

The Best Age to Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

If you want to buy long-term care insurance, don't wait until it's too late.

How Millennials With Kids May Become the Richest Retirees Yet

Millennials have had an uphill battle finding jobs and buying homes. But when it comes to retirement savings, young parents are winning.

5 Retirement Struggles Nobody Talks About — And How to Beat Them

Retirement is tough on our money. But with proper planning, many money struggles won't come as a surprise.

Here's How Far $1 Million Will Actually Go in Retirement

Many people hope to save a cool million for their retirement. But depending on where you live, $1 million may not be nearly enough.

5 Unexpected Costs of Living in a Tiny House

Tiny homes can save you a ton of money on a mortgage — but some of their hidden expenses aren't quite so tiny.

When Dropping Your Life Insurance Is the Right Decision

You know how important it is to have life insurance. But when is it OK to drop it?

9 Things Sellers Should Watch Out for During Escrow

You've got a buyer for your home — now you just need to make it through escrow.

5 Common Budget Mistakes You Can Fix Right Now

We all make mistakes. These budget blunders are easy to correct with a few simple adjustments.

Don't Get Audited! How Your Side Gig Needs to Handle Taxes

The sharing economy has given us easy ways to make serious side cash. Just don't forget to set aside some for Uncle Sam!

15 Unexpected Expenses of a New Baby

Having a baby is expensive. If you aren't ready for these unexpected costs, your new bundle can be an even bigger blow to your budget.

How Complacency Keeps You From Financial Security

Is your lack of action killing your financial future? It's time to stop being so complacent.

How to Face These 7 Scary Facts About Retirement Saving

The familiar frights this time of year are make believe and not really scary. The facts about retirement may leave you cowering under the covers.

How to Keep Your Job Hunt From Busting Your Budget

You want to go all out in your job search, but you don't want to go broke in the process.

6 Ways to Avoid Vacation Debt

Nobody wants to return home from vacation to a giant credit card bill. We'll help you avoid vacation debt altogether.