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Your October 2015 Financial To-Dos

Fine tune your finances this fall with this checklist of tasks covering everything from taxes to holiday travel.

How to Budget
Your September 2015 Money To-Dos

From reviewing your credit report to creating a holiday gift budget, here are 5 key money matters to take charge of this month.

The Big Retirement Blunder Single Americans Are Making

Only 51% of unattached folks have opened a retirement savings account. Why the problem is only getting worse.

Retirement Reality Check: 1 in 10 of Us Aren't Saving—at All

A new survey reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to the nation’s nest eggs. Find out which demo's most behind.

Loans & Mortgages
Home Sweet ... Rental? Why Would-be Buyers Are Scarce

More people would rather lease (for up to 6 years!) than buy starter digs. We look at why homeownership is at a 48-year low.

Top Money Mistakes To Avoid

10 Retirement Myths That Can Wreak Havoc on Your Nest Egg

There are too many mistaken beliefs floating around about the “R” word. Here's the truth about saving for retirement.

9 Mistakes Not to Make With 529 Savings Plans

Need to save for college, but not quite sure how? These pitfalls should be on your radar.

Loans & Mortgages
7 Top Mortgage-Shopping Mistakes to Avoid

A home is probably the biggest purchase you will ever make. Be sure not to trip over these mortgage-shopping pitfalls.

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Newlyweds Checklist: 10 Steps to Mapping Out a Money Mission Statement for Couples

Every couple should have one—but few do. Here's how to draft a money mission statement for a sound future together.

Checklist: 5 Top Year-End Tax Moves to Make—Today

From making an added mortgage payment to using up flex spending, there's still time to ease your tax burden—if you act fast.

Health Insurance Checklist: 12 Coverage Terms Everyone Should Know

Insurance lingo got your head spinning? We define the need-to-know vocab that will help you get through open enrollment season.

Checklist: I’m Ready for a Home! 9 Steps to Stress-Free Home-Buying

Homeownership tops many a lifetime to-do list—and many a financial fear list. Prime yourself for the big purchase with this guide.

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Checklist: I Want to Start Building Good Financial Habits

Adopting these eight savvy money strategies—like paying yourself first—can help put you on the path to a firm financial future.

Checklist: I Want to Financially Prepare for a New Baby

Sleep isn't the only thing that takes a hit when you have an infant. But these to-dos can prep your finances before baby arrives.


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