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Don't take benefits for granted

Especially for young professionals, health insurance is the benefit we often take for granted, but we shouldn't!

Why your budget is a mirror of your values

Budget planning is a major step when creating a financially friendly lifestyle. Learn how to make a savings plan to mirror your values.

6 steps to successfully managing your personal finances

Trying to successfully manage your personal finances may take finesse. Follow these 6 steps for tips on saving and budgeting.

4 financial steps to consider before you start a family

Thinking about starting a family? Here are some important steps that you should consider when financially prepping for you and your family's future.

Where do you stand? Year-end review

Follow our 3-step plan to help keep your long-term goals on track.

More millennials are signing prenups before getting married

The fear of divorce constitutes one of the many reasons why millennials are signing prenups before getting married. Discover why prenups may not be a bad idea after all.

The 9 craziest ways these millennials are saving money to retire early

Millennials are working hard to save money so they can retire early. Here is how you can learn more about their tricks.

Estate planning 101: 5 lessons for new parents

A new child brings many expansive and expensive tasks, but new parents must remember the importance of making preparations for their child if something were to happen to themselves.

A Must-Read For Moms: 5 Financial Tips

5 financial tips for moms, especially at-home moms, to prepare for life's what ifs and unplanned situations.

Want to become wealthy? Do this one thing.

To meet your financial goals and to become wealthy you need to track your finances. Read 4 reasons why this one thing is necessary to become and stay wealthy.

Strategies for fighting frugality fatigue

Tired of being frugal? Here are 7 strategies to beat frugality fatigue and how you can give yourself a little break.

What should a millennial spend on rent?

Millennials face budgeting challenges when looking for rental apartments. This article can help you better allocate rent within your budget, so you can stick to your financial plan.

What to do if your social life is making you broke

Is your social life making you go broke? Learn how to save money while also maintaining your social life by learning how to budget for social events.

A guide to non-awkwardly dealing with money differences between friends

Having money talks with your friends is never easy. This article can help you better approach financial discussions with friends who you may have financial differences or disagreements with.

Why an emergency fund should be a top financial priority

Emergency savings funds are a top financial priority for any personal finance strategy. Learn how to financially plan to start generating and growing an emergency fund.

Financial Tips from Personal Finance Journalist Jean Chatzky

Take the guesswork out of managing your money. Follow these 4 short and sweet rules from money guru Jean Chatzky to help you make better decisions with your finances.

Why can't I get it together financially?

Getting your personal finances in order is hard. Learn how financial planning can help ensure that your personal finances are where you want them to be.

How to curb your lifestyle inflation wisely

Did you just land a big promotion at work or find yourself with extra annual cash? Your lifestyle will reflect your new income; however you should be aware of lifestyle inflation and how to prevent it.

4 ways to reduce your financial stress

Is your personal finance causing you stress? Learn how to reduce your financial stress by learning personal finance management tactics, as well as stress reduction exercises.

5 reasons we should be talking more about money

Conversations about money and finances can be hard. Learn how to have effective money talks, and get a better understanding of why financial discussions are important.

4 tips for going on a financial cleanse

Are you trying to stick to your financial budget? Consider using a financial cleanse to help get your personal finances back on track.

What to do when your bills exceed your income

Paying bills is never fun, but when your income is lower than what your bills charge, you may be in hot water. Find out how you can protect your personal finances while still paying your bills on time.

Best financial moves for new moms to make

New moms have a lot to plan for, including their finances. Learn what financial steps new moms should take to help them with financial planning goals.

The best way to budget? Try pen and paper

Budgeting does not come easy. Learn how you can budget more effectively by bullet journaling.

10 top money tips

Take a look at Jean Chatzky's top money tips to simplify some of the money issues you might be facing.

6 tips for planning a family vacation without going broke

Planning for a vacation can quickly become a huge expense. This article outlines how you can plan for your ideal vacation getaway, while still budgeting responsibly.

Digitizing your documents

Simply knowing you've got safe, secure digital copies of all your important documents can afford you invaluable peace of mind. Learn more about FidSafe.

Having a baby

Bringing a baby into the world means change all around. Learn about the financial ones here.

What's Diversification?

The point of diversification can pretty much be summed up in two simple words: Risk management. Watch this video to see what we mean. (1:40)

Split Decisions: Buy a car or lease it

Jean Chatzky weighs the pros and cons of buying or leasing a car. See how her rationale applies to you. (2:26)

Money basics: How to prioritize debt

Between credit cards, student loans, and mortgages, there are many types of debt out there. Watch this video for three tips that can help you tackle it all. (1:55)

Investing tips: Is it better to go bankless?

When you're just starting out in your investing journey, there are some important things you should know.
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