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It's Open Enrollment time again. Here's why you shouldn't ignore it.
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In spite of advances in many areas, girls often don't get the same financial start as boys. Here's what you can do.
Girls today still often don't get the same financial start as boys. Here are six steps to take to help your daughters—and sons.
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Talking to elderly parents about their finances and future care can be sensitive but essential. Here's how to start.
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You can contribute to both a Roth 401(k) and IRA, but putting the max in your 401(k) first can keep things simple.
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A financial plan doesn't require that you have a lot of money—and it doesn't have to cost you a penny.
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Millennials value freedom and flexibility. Fortunately, today's retirement saving vehicles can offer them both.
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Back to school is a great time to focus on financial education. See what teachers are doing—and how you can help.

Whether you’re a recent college grad, starting your first job, or just trying to get a handle on your finances, these basic money skills make for a solid foundation.

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Technically, you can use a single 529 account for multiple children. But there are lots of reasons not to.

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