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8 Questions Financial Advisers Hear Most Often

Financial advisers have heard it all when it comes to money. But they hear these questions most of all.

7 Biggest Ways Procrastination Hurts Your Finances

Do you like to wait until the last minute? Well, your bad habit could be costing you — literally.

5 Sobering Facts About Social Security You Shouldn't Panic Over

Maybe you take Social Security for granted — or maybe you expect it to disappear. Either way, here's what you should know about it.

Why Saving Too Much Money for a College Fund Is a Bad Idea

It's no secret that college is costly, but stashing too much cash for your kid's education can be a not-so-great move for your financial security.

11 Secrets You Need to Tell Your Financial Adviser

Skeletons in your financial closet? Like it or not, your financial adviser needs to know everything about your personal money matters.

5 Common Money Moves That Can Get You Into Legal Trouble

That little white money lie might seem innocent enough, but watch out — you could get in big trouble.

If You're Lucky Enough to Receive a Pension, Here Are 6 Things You Need to Do

Pensions are pretty much a thing of the past. If you're lucky enough to get one, here's how to make the most of it.

15 Retirement Terms Every New Investor Needs to Know

Good for you for starting that retirement fund! Your future self will thank you. Now, let's get you brushed up on some key terms.

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.

New Job? Don't Make These 7 Mistakes With Your Benefits

Congrats on the new gig! Before you start celebrating, make sure you aren't making these crucial mistakes with your new benefits.

The Penalty-Free Way to Withdraw Retirement Money Early

For most retirement plans the penalty for early withdrawal can be hefty. Here's a surprising, if complex, alternative.

The Real Cost of Moving to Canada (If That's Your Post-Election Plan)

The divisive '16 election has folks eyeing our neighbor to the north. Seriously. But what would it cost to "flee" to Canada?

9 Costly Mistakes DIY Investors Make

Anyone can handle their own investments with the proper research. Anyone can also make these common DIY investor mistakes.

9 Smart Money Moves to Make Before the Holiday Season Begins

Holiday prep is more than just making a list and checking it twice. Get your finances in festive order, too!

8 Times Cash Is Not King

Cash is super if you're 12 years old and want to go to the movies. But for the rest of us, the less cash, the better.

4 Ways Women Can Avoid Paying the "Pink Tax"

Women are fighting for equal pay, but they also have to deal with unequal pricing for certain products. Here's how to become a smarter shopper to avoid the "pink tax."

6 Simple Financial Upgrades You Can Make During Breakfast

Now you have another reason never to skip breakfast — it's the perfect time to do a little personal finance.

How I Saved Enough for a Down Payment While Working in China

You don't have to give up lifetime financial goals to live the life of an expat. Take your frugal living skills along for the journey, and save big.

The 10 Worst States for Retirees

Those nearing retirement are often advised to downsize — often to another, cheaper state. That's smart, as long as you avoid these 10 states.

Here's How the Election Could Impact Your Wallet

It's Trump versus Clinton. Find out how the presidential shakedown will affect you where it truly hurts — your wallet.