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Financial planning

One key to money management is creating smart financial habits for your everyday life. Browse this section to find tips on budgeting, investing, building savings and more.
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Planning your financial future

10 Things to know before hiring a financial advisor

A financial advisor can help you take those next steps in your financial journey.

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Planning your financial future

10 Ways to stretch your family budget

Making your money go farther doesn't have to be a huge sacrifice. There are simple and creative ways to stretch each paycheck.

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Planning your financial future

10 money management lessons from dad

Dads may love to give advice, but it turns out there is scientific research which explains that need to distribute fatherly wisdom.

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Planning your financial future

13 life events that can affect your financial strategy

In the busyness of life, it can be easy to miss the impact of life’s changes to your personal finances.

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Planning your financial future

26 Painless ways to build an emergency fund

No matter your stage of life, ensuring you have an emergency fund to handle unexpected expenses is important. Here are some tips to get started.

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Planning your financial future

3 key tips for selecting an annuity

With the purpose of generating guaranteed income, choosing the right annuity can be challenging. These tips may steer you in the right direction.

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Planning your financial future

3 options when you need an emergency loan

Cash advances are high-risk and extreme. Consider other options before going out and getting a payday loan to solve your costly financial emergencies.

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