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5 Common Tax Season Conundrums—and How to Decipher Them

Tax snafus—like what to do with that MIA 1099—can throw you off. So we asked a tax pro to weigh in on ubiquitous head-scratchers.

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

From big bank hacks to not-so-secret FICO scores, here’s a recap of the latest headlines that could be affecting your finances.

529 Plans May Soon Get a Big Benefits Upgrade

If a proposed bill passes, people could use the savings vehicle to cover computers—among other less conventional college expenses.

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Your March 2015 Financial To-Dos

Celebrate the beginning of spring by using these five tasks to refresh and reorganize your financial life.

When That IRS Agent May Really Be a Fraudster

A new report reveals that a new form of identity theft is on the rise this tax season—scammers impersonating government officials.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.


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