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6 tips for finding more affordable, better coverage during Medicare Annual Enrollment
Questions and factors Medicare recipients should consider during the annual enrollment period.
 
Most people underestimate their family's need for life insurance
Life insurance should be thought of as a long-term legacy that can benefit one's family for many years to come.
 
Childproof your finances: Tips for new parents
Adding a child affects a family's budget. Here are tips to child-proof your family's finances.
 
Five ways to save big money on your cellphone bill
Five simple moves can help reduce your monthly cellphone expense.
 
4 questions to ask before purchasing a new home
Buying a new house is an exciting time in your life. Because it is one of the most important investments you'll make for yourself and your family, there are many important factors to consider.
 
Your credit scores: What you don't know could cost you
Learn more about your credit scores and how having low scores could negatively impact your future.
 
Planning for life's 'what ifs'
It can be difficult to anticipate exactly how much, and for how long, you will need the protection of life insurance. Your policy should evolve over time to fit your evolving needs.
 
Shopping for a new vehicle? 5 questions to ask yourself before signing on the dotted line
Buying a car is a big financial commitment and you want to make sure you do your homework. These five questions can help you find a vehicle that fits your lifestyle.
 
Growing up financially smart: prepaid cards provide college students security, convenience
For many young adults, the college years are the first time they are responsible for managing and budgeting their money. Students need to find a safe and easy way to spend, budget and save.
 
Stop loan scammers and bogus bill collectors with these tips
Do you know the signs a "bill collector" is bogus?
 
New coaching program helps people living with multiple sclerosis improve financial wellness
MS affects nearly 2.5 million people worldwide, including more than 400,000 people in the U.S. People living with the disease can face many challenges due to unpredictable symptoms that disrupt their life and career.
 
Stress-free back-to-school shopping tips for parents of teens
Planning, cooperation and a few tricks can make back-to-school shopping stress-free for parents and a learning opportunity for teens.
 
10 ways you're throwing money away daily
Even some of the best budget planners can fall for seemingly small daily expenses, but with a few simple changes, you could be on your way to big savings!
 
Planning for your 20-year vacation
Are you ready to be on vacation for 20 or 30 years? If you want to retire, you might want to ask yourself this question.
 
How to recognize the signs of elder financial abuse
Financial abuse of the elderly is on the rise and not only is it getting worse, but for every reported case of elder financial exploitation, 43 others go unrecognized. Here's what you need to know.
 
Easy ways to make senior living affordable
Affordability is a chief concern for many families seeking senior living arrangements. Here are some tips to help make securing care as affordable as possible.
 
Young adults are getting serious about money sooner than you think
More evidence has emerged that parents are doing a better job teaching kids about money, and young adults are getting better at managing it.
 
Last-minute shopping tips for back-to-school season that won't break the bank
Left school supply shopping to the last minute? These tips can help you check everything off your list without spending tons of money.
 
Have you gone mobile with your money? Survey says most Americans have
More Americans than ever are using their mobile devices for banking. You may be surprised at the complex transactions you can do through mobile banking.
 
It's never too early to start teens on a budget
For teenagers with a limited income and plenty of interests that cost money, learning to manage a budget can never come too early.
 
Going back to school? Tips to choose the right degree
Are you applying what you learned in college to your current career field? A recent survey suggests this might not be the case.
 
Growing your business: Tips for applying for small business loans
The outlook for small business is up with many business owners feeling good about the future of the economy, their financial positions and their plans for growth.
 
Getting hitched at home? Things you should think about first
Hosting your wedding in your own backyard can cut costs and give you more flexibility, but you must address some critical details before you walk down the aisle.
 
Establishing a 401(k) at your small business is easier than you think - and helps employees save for the long-term
Interested in adding or improving the 401(k) plan for your small business? Find out how.
 
Employee engagement is the secret for small businesses to stay productive and make money
Having engaged employees in your business can lead to better employee performance and higher profits for the company.
 
How to find $500 in energy savings in 5 rooms
With the demand for electricity and natural gas rising, right along with energy costs, American homeowners can easily spend hundreds of dollars a month on utility bills. Read more on how you can save $500.
 
5 vital questions to ask your financial professional
Are you finances in order? Find out by asking your financial professional these five key questions.
 
How to build your nest egg and ensure it lasts throughout retirement
Building your nest egg is only part of your retirement planning. Here's what you need to know to help your money last throughout retirement.
 
Bridging the disability insurance gap
Underestimating the risk of becoming disabled can throw a person into financial difficulty. Disability insurance can help, but is not always taken advantage of.
 
Latest wrinkle on scams: Crooks pose as member of the military
Scammers are posing as members of the military to trick patriotic Americans out of money. Here's how to recognize a possible scam.
 
Money-saving tips so you can earn your degree without going into debt
Learn how to spend and save wisely so you can graduate without a mountain of debt.
 
How to maximize your tax benefits from charitable gifts
Find out how to get the best tax benefits when you give.
 
When freedom rings: top tips to help launch your own business
Interested in launching your own business? Learn the tips of the trade here.
 
Student loan aftermath: educating graduates on the importance of credit scores
Do you know just how big the student loan crisis is? Find out and learn how graduates can improve their financial standing.
 
The self-employment surge and how professionals can best prepare
Learn what you need to do to accomplish your goals in an ever-changing marketplace.
 
The real cost of delaying retirement savings will shock you
Retirement is typically low on the list of priorities for recent grads, but ignoring the issue entirely can literally cost young professionals hundreds of thousands of dollars.
 
Don't go back to college broke
Simple tricks for helping college students stretch those summer earnings well into the school year.
 
Overlooking insurance during your job search could cost you
Learn why asking the right insurance questions may be the most important part of your job search.
 
Teach your kids the value of money
Children who learn money management at an early age can grow up to be more financially savvy adults.
 
Which life insurance do you need at each stage of your life?
Life has many stages offering challenges and rewards. Make sure your loved ones are cared for financially through these life stages.
 
Home renovation starts with good planning and good insurance
Before you begin a home improvement project, take steps to protect your home and assets from construction risks.
 
Be your own health advocate to live well and save money with Medicare
Being an advocate for your health can help keep you well, and could save you money on your Medicare coverage, too.
 
Wedding smarts: Before the 'I do's' remember these important insurance to do's
Planning a wedding is hectic, but there are also some vital details pertaining to insurance that many prospective newlyweds overlook.
 
Keep cool this summer while saving money
Hotter weather can translate into higher costs if your home isn't operating efficiently. There are simple things you can do throughout your home to keep cool while saving money.
 
Spend smart and score brilliantly: Improve your credit score with these credit card best practices
Learn how smart credit card practices can improve your credit score.
 
Don't let college debt drag you down
How far into debt should you go to fund your education? Keep these considerations in mind when balancing student loan debt with your career goals.
 
Brown bagging potentially leads to $1 million retirement nest egg
Brown bag your lunch every day, sink the savings into your retirement account and you could easily build a nest egg of $1 million. Small changes in spending could add up to a more comfortable retirement.
 
With drought across the country, you can do your part to conserve water
Having good water sense in and around your home can help you reduce your water bill and improve your environmental footprint.
 
Caught in a data breach? How to reclaim control of your credit and identity
Do you know how to reclaim your identity if you're caught in a data breach?
 
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