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3 ways to keep investing even when you're scared

With global issues like the COVID-19 outbreak adding to existing geopolitical and macroeconomic worries, there's a lot for investors to keep in mind. Read more here.

How to simplify your money during the coronavirus crisis

When it comes to the coronavirus and your money, there are steps you can take today to make your life a little bit easier. Learn more here.

Coronavirus and your finances: Here's how to react

Like the coronavirus there are some aspects of your personal financial life that aren't within your control. Learn about your options here.

6 tips to navigate volatile markets

When markets get choppy, it pays to have an investing plan and to stick to it.

Markets, emotions, and you

Understanding market cycles and your emotions can help you be a better investor. Learn how emotions can interfere with successful investing, and tempting us to sell at market bottoms.

Where do you stand? Year-end review

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

Proper planning can help put a college education within reach

Learn how to step up your college financial planning by knowing the differences between a colleges' published prices and net prices. Read more here.

How to save for an emergency

Fidelity suggests setting aside at least 3 to 6 months' worth of living expenses. Learn how to build an emergency savings fund or account here.

Can’t afford to go to a wedding? Here’s what to do

It's not only expensive to throw a wedding, but it can also get pricey just attending one. Learn how to see if your financially able to attend a wedding here.

How to protect your credit when buying a new car

Unless you can pay for a new car in cash, you’ll need to get financing to make the purchase. Learn how to help protect your credit when buying a car here.

How much does it cost to own a car?

The numbers tend to pile up pretty quickly, but many people don't really consider the full cost when buying a car. Learn tips on owning a car here.

3 budgeting mistakes you probably don't realize you're making

Here are 3 common budgeting mistakes you could be making. Learn ways to control your spending by tracking your expenses.

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.

Tool: 5 money musts game

50/15/5: A saving and spending rule of thumb

It isn't about managing every penny. Track your money using 3 categories.

How I turned a financial miss into my #FinancialWin

Fidelity's Kelly Lannan shares how she learned from her financial miss of not investing in a 401k early on her career. In this article she speaks about what it taught her.

From China to New York City: 10 Marriage Tips from My Coworkers

Fidelity colleagues from around the world share their best marriage advice and how to communicate and plan finances in 'Fidelity's Couples & Money Study.'

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.

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.

How to start investing

Start with broad concepts before picking investments

The lingo of investing

The first step to becoming a smarter, more confident investor is understanding what people are talking about. These five short videos are designed to help you get a handle on some of the basics.

5 ways to save thousands on your first home purchase

Are you in the process of buying your first home? This article outlines how you could save thousands of dollars during the home buying process.

Up, up, and away! Saving for a vacation

Everyone needs a vacation. Start saving now to make it happen.

Stocks, ETFs, mutual funds: How do I decide which is right for me?

Wondering which security—stocks, ETFs, or mutual funds—may be best suited for you? This infographic highlights the differences for each to help in your decision-making process.

What is an ETF?

A relatively new investment type, an ETF is a basket of securities that you can buy or sell through a brokerage firm on a stock exchange. (3:43)

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)

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)

Money basics: The 401(k) challenge

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

Investing basics: What's a sector?

Not all stocks are created equal. Learn about sectors and why several of them should be represented in your portfolio. (1:23)

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