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How a woman who retired at 28 saved 70% of her income in NYC

One woman saved the majority of her income to ensure that she could retire early. Read here to learn her savings and retirement tips.

3 smart money moves to make in your 30s

Financial tips differ depending on your age. This article outlines financial guidance for people in their 30s to consider to help with their personal finance and financial planning goals.

Just 1% more can make a big difference

Putting just 1% more of your salary each month into a tax-advantaged retirement account like a 401(k), 403(b), or IRA could make a noticeable difference.

Divorcing? How to split up retirement nest eggs

Divorce is not only emotionally stressful, it is also stressful financially. Read here for tips on how you can split your retirement savings during divorce.

Changing jobs? Don't forget 401(k) accounts along the way

It's easy to lose track of 401(k) accounts if you don't take them with you when you change jobs. Read this article to learn some tips for keeping track of them.

4 surprising things that could impact your retirement

How do you know if you are saving enough for retirement? Read this article to determine if you are on the right track or not.

Getting started with IRAs

Are you beginning to save for retirement? Watch to learn how to get started with IRA accounts. (4:10)

7 flawed beliefs even the smartest people have about money

One life coach has noticed a recurring weak spot among the otherwise intelligent professionals she works with: money. See seven bad financial beliefs held by smart people and learn how to avoid them.

IRA's are like relationships.
You want to find one that will last a lifetime.

Learn about the differences between traditional and roth IRAs and check out this infographic to see which one is right for you.

401(k) target date funds: four things to vet

There's no denying that TDFs are being embraced by a growing number of retirement investors-but like most tools, TDFs can be dangerous if used incorrectly. Read more.

The race to retirement: how does your plan shape up?

Different generations have different retirement trends. Learn where you stand on the race to retirement.

Are you on your parents' retirement plan?

Do you know if your parents are prepared for retirement? Talking to parents about money can be difficult, but it's better to know now than later. Learn more here.

5 tips to spring clean your financial closet

As the calendar rushes headlong into spring, it's time to start emerging from the winter doldrums and breathe some fresh air into your financial life. Learn how.

How to calculate the employer match in a 401(k)

If you're curious about how much you can expect your employer to contribute to your 401(k) this year, here's how you can find out.

Can I have two 401(k) plans at the same time?

A 401(k) is the most popular type of retirement plan private-sector companies offer, so you may have several different 401(k) accounts over your working lifetime. Here are some of your options.

Can married couples contribute to a Roth IRA and 401(k)?

Have you started saving for retirement? Read this article to find out how you and your spouse should tackle retirement savings.

A simple decision to get rich: pay yourself first

One of the best ways to increase your wealth is to make sure you are paying yourself first. Read this article to learn more.

Yes, you can save for retirement and pay your student loans

It's possible to pay off your loans while saving for retirement, but it requires careful planning. Here's how to make sure your student loans don't ruin your retirement.

How does Social Security work?

Is Social Security going to be around for you when you're retired? Get the details on how it works.

Top financial mistakes to avoid

See the top financial mistakes millennials should avoid making.

Simple Budget Checkup

Find out how your budget compares to our simple budgeting rule of thumb, and get tips on how to adjust if you're spending too much in one area.

This couple is saving to retire at 33

This young couple made a decision to save as much money as possible in their early years so that they can retire early.

What is your social security age?

The age at which you become eligible for Social Security depends on the year you were born. See when you'll be eligible, and why it may make sense to wait longer to retire.

Don't default on student loans

There's a delicate balance in managing student loans and saving for retirement. Learn about how to avoid defaulting on student loans while preparing for the future.

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.

Stop focusing on planning mistakes

Many people make financial planning mistakes. The important thing is to move on from them and find a way to remedy the situation. Learn how to take the next step.

4 lessons from people who retired early

Early retirement isn't just for the rich. Learn these 4 key lessons to apply them to your retirement planning.

Give it 1% more

"Give it one-hundred percent." Those words of encouragement make sense when you're, say, training for a marathon or interviewing for a big job

"Buy your time" in the future

Seeing your money as a way to buy free time in your future may help you re-envision your savings goals.

Top 3 strategies for a secure retirement

Saving for retirement is important, no matter your age. See 3 suggestions for securing your retirement.

Harness the power of habit

Breaking a bad habit and forming a new one can be tough. Get tips on how to form new healthy habits to help out your finances.

Money basics: The 401(k) challenge

Does an additional 1% contribution to your 401(k) really make a difference? Find out. (2:01)

Your 401(k) Are you crazy to cash out

Cashing out your 401(k) could relieve some immediate money worries, but it may have negative long-term effects.
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