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July Financial Check-In: What You Need to Know About Your Money This Month

From changes on the student loan front to fresh research on investing choices, here are some recent headlines relevant to your finances.

Your June Money News—in a Minute

What's this, you say? Simply our monthly attempt to tell you all the money news you should know, so you can sound smart about it at your next work happy hour/cocktail party.

Investing 101: What Are Municipal Bonds?

You may have seen commercials for municipal bonds—but does that mean you should use them? We'll explain.

5 Things My Grandmother Taught Me About Investing

Patience, timing, research and more: One writer explains the ways in which her grandmother passed on her money wisdom.

Is a Trust Right for You?

Trust funds can be a useful—even vital—tool for middle-class families. Find out if one could be the right strategy for you.

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Saving for College 101

Most parents worry: "How on earth will I pay for college?" We explain the ins and outs so you can stop worrying and start saving.

Investing 101

If there’s one thing that all wealthy people have in common it’s this: They invest. Learn why it's important, how to do it safely and the terms you should know.



I Want to Open an Account to Save for College

This checklist will walk you through the steps of choosing and opening the best college investing account for you.

I Want to Set Up an Investment Account

Find out how to choose a brokerage and get your investment account set up with our easy checklist.


Start Investing

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

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