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Planning for Your Health
Know your choices before you pick an insurance policy.
If anyone depends on you for financial security, life insurance is something you can't afford to ignore. And even if you're not at that stage in life yet, it's still smart to know what's at stake so you can make the right decision when the time does come.
Your health can be unpredictable, and no one knows when health problems could befall them. Learning how to navigate health insurance will help you protect yourself in the future.
When you’re mapping out the best route to collecting retirement income, there’ll be several forks in the road. But you can arm yourself with knowledge to make informed decisions.
Even if you feel your job is secure and you're in perfect health now, it's smart to plan for the unexpected; acquired disabilities may be more common than you think.
If retirement and Social Security seem one and the same to you, there’s good reason. More than 90% of US households with someone over 65 are part of the system. And the monthly benefits check is the primary source of income for almost 67% of those households.
Buying a home may be one of the biggest financial decisions you’ll ever make.
The cost of a mortgage depends on the amount you borrow, the APR, and how long you take to repay.
Your tax return tests you much like a standardized test, but it doesn't have to be as complicated as it seems.
Look ahead to the tax consequences of your financial decisions, so you can legitimately meet your minimum tax obligations.
Unemployment can throw a curve ball at your financial plans, but you can mitigate the damage.
Having a will to allocate your estate after you die is essential, so make sure it's done formally and legally.
Illness can befall anyone, but if you have a plan in place for those circumstances, you can rest easier.
Student loans account for a lot of personal debt and often seem too daunting to handle. Learn how to start repaying.
Every single time you use credit, the details of the amount you spend and how you repay is added to your credit report and influences your credit score.
Credit cards are useful tools but have their trade-offs. Learn more about how to handle them cautiously.
This article is about using credit. Like credit cards, loans and stuff like that.
An emergency fund is a financial safety net that everybody should have for life's unforseen challenges.
Picking the right house or apartment in a tight rental market can be like finding a needle in a haystack.
Renting a home can be a walk on Easy Street or a tug of war with your landlord.
To draw new employees, it’s important to have a well-rounded incentive package.
Perhaps just as important as teaching kids about the birds and the bees is teaching them the value of money.
A simple, practical rule of thumb for individuals who want a budget that is easy to implement.
Figuring out how you will organize your finances, and to what degree you will have combined accounts, sets the groundwork for the main tool of money management—a budget.
Learning about different kinds of money accounts can help pave the way to financial security.
People spend money. But many people don't know how to track how much they're spending or how to prioritize it.