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Worried About Your Wallet? Here's How to Protect Your Finances in Uncertain Times
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
January 25, 2017

In times of uncertainty, you can prepare yourself by sticking to some time-tested basics of money management.

What Do Vets Need to Know About Their Finances?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
November 09, 2016

Vets returning to civilian life often face serious financial challenges. Fortunately, there are services to help them.

Thirteen Scary Ways to Waste Money
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 26, 2016

No matter how on top of your finances you are, certain money wasters can creep up on you. This Halloween, watch out for these thirteen.

It's Open Enrollment Time. Should You Open an HSA This Year?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 12, 2016

Opening a Health Savings Account (HSA) can be a good healthcare move—as well as a potential retirement savings boost.

Five Ways to Prepare for a Financial Emergency
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 05, 2016

Having an emergency fund is only the first step in planning for an unexpected financial difficulty.

Do You Need Long-Term Care Insurance?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
July 20, 2016

LTCI can be smart to cover the costs of a long illness—but exercise a healthy dose of due diligence before you buy.

Who Qualifies for Social Security Disability Benefits?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
December 09, 2015

Social Security disability benefits are paid to millions of Americans—but it can be tough to qualify.

What's the Best Life Insurance Policy for a Young Family?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 28, 2015

Life insurance can be complicated, but the choices for a young family can be simple and straightforward.

Seven Potential Costs of Owning a Home that Should Factor Into Your Budget
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
March 04, 2015

You've got the down payment and mortgage covered—but have you budgeted for the extra costs of owning a home? Here are seven to definitely consider.

Are You Making the Most of Your Employee Benefits?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 15, 2014

Don't miss out on valuable employee benefits! Use Open Enrollment to fine-tune your choices.

How Much Insurance Do You Need in Retirement?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
July 30, 2014

In retirement, some insurance is essential, and some is just a waste of money. Make sure you know the difference.

9 Money Myths Exposed: Do You Know the Truth?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
April 16, 2014

Don't fall victim to common money myths and misconceptions. You can improve your financial reality by getting the truth.

Do You Know Enough About Your Family Finances?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
February 12, 2014

Even if your spouse is calling the shots financially, it's essential that you know the game plan. 

Got Kids? Make Life a Little Easier With This Financial Checklist
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 30, 2013

Raising kids is expensive, but being financially prepared isn't just about money—it's about planning ahead.

10 Scariest Money Mistakes-- Don't Be Tricked!
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 23, 2013

Avoid these mistakes now to help build a more financially secure future.

Can the Affordable Care Act Help You Retire Early?
by Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz
October 02, 2013

If health insurance is the only thing keeping you from retiring, the new marketplaces may help your exit strategy.