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6 Take-Charge Hacks to Help Beat Financial Procrastination in 2015

We've gathered six strategies that can help you stop delaying the money-related tasks that enable you to reach your goals.

New Year, New 529 Rules: What You Need to Know

Thanks to a new law, you can now adjust your college fund's investments twice a year, instead of just once—but should you?

Survey Says: Americans Plan to Sock Away More Money in 2015

A new poll finds that beefing up on savings is a top resolution this year. So why do 1 in 4 say they don't think they'll succeed?

2015 Budget Prep: 5 Common Consumer Money Leaks to Plug Before the Clock Strikes Midnight

In the spirit of the season, we're gifting you a game plan for plugging some of the biggest (and sneakiest) money leak offenders.

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.

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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.

Savings 101

Your savings account is like your best friend: Treat it well during the good times, and during the tough times it will be there to take care of you.

10 Things You’re Embarrassed to Ask About Saving

We’ve put together a list of some of the most common savings-related questions you’ll need to understand to start saving responsibly.



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.

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