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Investing
November Financial Check-In: What You Should Know About Your Money This Month

Since we know how trying family gatherings can be, we’ve rounded up some financial news to provide a much-needed change of topic.

Saving
Let's Talk (Financial) Turkey: 6 Tips for Discussing Estate Plans With Family

To help facilitate your family finances talk, we gathered pro tips on how best to share your personal decisions with loved ones.

Saving
Savings Slog: Why It Now Takes a Decade to Save for a Down Payment

Reality check: The average buyer spends 12.5 years socking away enough to afford a home—and it's even longer for one demo.

How to Budget
Your November 2014 Financial To-Dos

Get ready, get set for the holiday season by budgeting for charitable donations, broaching money topics with the family and more.

Retirement
Match That! Companies Ramp Up Retirement Offerings

A survey finds employers are finally expanding 401(k) match programs, with nearly 60% offering this desirable nest egg benefit.

Top Money Mistakes To Avoid

Retirement
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.

Debt
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.

Things You're Embarrassed To Ask

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Checklists

Home
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.

How to Budget
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.

Kids
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.

Insurance
Checklist: 5 Things to School Yourself On Before You Shop for Life Insurance

For many, it's up there with doing taxes. But getting a policy really isn't that onerous—especially if you review these to-dos.

Saving
Checklist: I Want to Do My Financial Planning for Getting Married

From nailing down home expenses to drafting a five-year financial plan, don't avoid these 10 money to-dos before tying the knot.

Saving
Checklist: I Want to Set Financial Goals for Myself

Financial goals help you create your dream life. Here's a step-by-step guide to creating one—and ensuring you follow through.

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Bootcamps

Debt
Live a Debt-Free Life

Get on the road to banishing your debt once and for all with this three-day bootcamp.

Earning
Build Your Business

Leverage your skills and stay ahead of the small business competition in seven days.

Investing
Start Investing

Learn to grow your money and protect it from market downturns in seven days.

Retirement
Retiring in Style

Envision your future retirement and learn how to get there in 10 days.

Saving
Take Control

Get the life you want with the money you have in this 10-day program.

How to Budget
Cut Your Costs

Save in every room in the house with this 15-day bootcamp.

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