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

The past 30 days have been chock-full of money news, from skyrocketing stocks to just-released government statistics on the price of parenting.

6 Small Moves That Could Potentially Have a Big Impact on Your Retirement Savings

We've rounded up six small, retirement-focused moves you can do today that could help boost your nest egg savings down the line.

Score! Americans' Credit Rankings Reach an All-Time High

The average FICO score hit 692 this year—up six points from a record low in 2009. Experts explain the uptick.

3 Retirement Experts Dish: My Dream Retirement—and My Plan for Getting There

Money pros share their own retirement roadmaps—including how they're saving up. Spoiler: They all have one big thing in common.

How to Budget
Your September 2014 Financial To-Dos

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

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.

Things You're Embarrassed To Ask

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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.

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.

Checklist: I Lost My Job

Have you had a career hiccup? First of all, don't panic. Then, follow these steps to get back on track.

I Want to Leave the Nest

Whether you've just graduated or are back on your feet after a tough job search, moving out is a big step.

I Want to Dispute an Error on My Credit Report

Studies say up to 25% of credit reports contain errors, some of which could drag down your credit score.

I Want to Do My Taxes

This checklist gets you in and out of tax season with minimal fuss.



Live a Debt-Free Life

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

Build Your Business

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

Start Investing

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

Retiring in Style

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

Take Control

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

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Cut Your Costs

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

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