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The Big Retirement Blunder Single Americans Are Making

Only 51% of unattached folks have opened a retirement savings account. Why the problem is only getting worse.

Retirement Reality Check: 1 in 10 of Us Aren't Saving—at All

A new survey reveals the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to the nation’s nest eggs. Find out which demo's most behind.

Home Sweet ... Rental? Why Would-be Buyers Are Scarce

More people would rather lease (for up to 6 years!) than buy starter digs. We look at why homeownership is at a 48-year low.

Interest Rate Creep? What a Fed Hike Could Mean for Your Finances

Rumor has it Fed Chair Janet Yellen is ready to make a move. Here's how her macro decision would impact you on a micro level.

Retire by 40? 3 Couples Share How They Plan to Make It Happen

They may only be in their 20s and 30s, but these duos are using thrifty measures to call it quits and retire decades early.

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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.

Long-Term Care Insurance 101

Here's what you need to know to avoid being a burden on your family if you wind up needing a nursing home.



ETF Terms That Will Take Your Knowledge to the Next Level

How much do you really know about ETFs? From "exposure" to "volatility," our checklist gives a rundown of key terms to understand.

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.

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