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Your December 2014 Financial To-Dos

Before you enter a Christmas-cookie coma, use our guide to make sure your finances are fully prepped for 2015.

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.

Your October Financial To-Dos

Use our checklist to prep for winter by re-tabulating your budget, arranging your holiday travel and more.

Your September 2014 Financial To-Dos

Freshen up your finances by sticking to our autumn checklist, which covers taxes, credit, travel plans and more.

Skimpy Savings: Why It's Not Just a Low-Income Problem

You'd think those making $75K could stash away cash—but only 45% of upper-middle-class earners saved money in 2012. What gives?

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Budgeting 101

If you want to reach your goals in life, there’s one thing you must do: have a budget. Learn why it’s important and how it can help you.



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.

I Want to Set Up a Budget

A budget is your first step to financial freedom! Start here to learn how to set up a foolproof budget that still allows room for fun.

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