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4 Signs Your Emergency Fund Is Too Big

Your emergency fund is stocked. Would your extra dollars better serve you elsewhere?

8 Ways to Build Your Financial Self Esteem

Feeling down about money can keep us from taking smart financial steps. Go for these small wins and get back in the game.

4 Things Teens Can Do Now to Prepare for Financial Independence

As your teen gets ready to take on the world, help them get a leg up on financial independence.

5 Financial Risks Worth Taking

It can be hard to put our money "at risk." It can be even riskier not to.

Free "Digital Retirement Coach" Aims to Take Angst Out of Retirement Planning

If the thought of retirement planning sends chills down your spine, a helpful chatbot from AARP and the Ad Council makes it all seem easy.

7 Liabilities That Will Ruin Your Net Worth

Building net worth isn't just about generating income. It's also about getting your borrowing under control.

8 Factors That Could Keep You Broke Forever

If being broke is your way of life, it's time to do some serious self-reflection on your money habits.

6 Worries You'll Always Have No Matter How Rich You Become

Money can buy a lot of things, but it can't buy a worry-free life.

15 Smart Things You Can Do With Your Finances, Even if You're Broke

If money is tight, these easy, smart personal finance habits can help turn your financial life around.

4 Money Lessons We Can Learn From Past Presidents

This Presidents Day, use your long weekend to mull over some pertinent money lessons from our past presidents.

8 Ways to Profit Off Your Cabin Fever

Winter has you stuck inside? Use your time away from the great outdoors to supercharge your finances.

5 Signs You're Financially Average — And How to Improve

You're probably pretty average when it comes to money — but that's not necessarily a good thing. Here's how to move to the front of the class.

How Just $5 a Day Can Improve Your Financial Future

Want to improve your financial future? All you need is $5 per day.

7 Things You Should Know About Your 401(k) Match

Confused about how your employer's 401(k) match works? We'll break it down for you.

4 Smartest Ways to Use a Home-Equity Loan

If you have the home equity to spare, you can borrow against it. Just be sure you're using the loan for something smart.

The Financial Perks of Being in Your 20s

From student loans to pitiful pay, you may wonder if there are any financial perks to being young. Good news! There are many.

8 Money Moves for the Newly Independent

Your days of relying on others for financial support are done. Good for you! Now it's time to make some smart money moves, ASAP.

6 Smart Financial Gifts to Give Your Kids This Year

Finance isn't just for adults. These money-themed gifts will set your kids up for a bright financial future.

6 Ways Meeting the 2018 401(k) Contribution Limits Will Brighten Your Future

Want to start 2018 off on the right financial foot? Start hitting the new 401(k) contribution limit.

First Rule of Financial Wins: Avoid Losses

Financial freedom isn't about swinging for the fences. A strategy based on avoiding losses can pay off big.