Money - Page 9

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How to Help Your Teen Get His First Credit Card

That first piece of plastic can help him establish a credit history when he’s ready.

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5 Annoying Fees You Should Stop Paying Now

Are you sick of paying fees on everything from data plans to checking accounts? Use these strategies to stop wasting money — and start saving it.

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Your Wallet Was Stolen, Now What?

Take these 4 steps to make sure the thief only gets away with your cash.

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7 Tips for Filing Your Taxes Safely

Savvy thieves are finding new ways to steal your most sensitive information. Protect yourself from scams with these simple strategies.

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How Much Money Should I Save for College?

College is more expensive than ever. Here are seven ways to make it more affordable.

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College Students: Ignore Predatory Credit Card Offers and Do This Instead

Be smart with your first credit (or debit) card by following these tips.

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Are Your Investments Insured? Understanding the SIPC

If your investment manager goes under, you can recover money — but don’t confuse that protection with the FDIC.

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What To Teach Your Kids About Money

Some early lessons on saving and spending can put children on the path to a secure financial future.

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Quiz: Test Your Retirement Savings Savvy

Will you be ready to retire when the day finally comes? See how much you know about planning for your retirement.

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5 Smart Ways to Protect Your Credit Score

Your credit score can affect everything from how much interest you pay on your credit cards to whether an employer will hire you. Here’s how to safeguard it.

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7 Costly Money Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Smart and easy ways to manage your finances, save more money and invest more effectively.

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​Do You Have a Will?

A will can protect your loved ones after you die. But more than half of adult Americans don’t have a will. Here’s the latest advice for creating a will.

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How to Create a Rainy-Day Fund

Think you can't afford to save? Here are tips from experts on how to start growing an emergency fund now.

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Does Your Financial Advisor Have Your Best Interest In Mind?

How to tell a fiduciary from a broker or planner, and why it matters.

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How to Recover from Holiday Over-Spending

These strategies will help you and your family claw your way out of debt