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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.

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.

Just 1% more can make a big difference

Adding just 1% more of your salary each month into a tax-advantaged retirement account like a 401k or IRA could make a noticeable difference. Learn 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.

4 financial conversations to have with your partner before parenthood

Having a baby with your significant other is exciting and deserves to be in agreement on certain topics. Consider these 4 key financial conversations before having a baby.

3 hacks I use to save money on travel

Setting aside money in your personal budget is great, but sometimes it takes a little more strategy. Here are three smart ways to help make traveling more affordable.

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.

Put a ring on it: How marriage leads to higher savings

There’s long been a link between marriage and higher savings. Learn why married couples tend to do better financially than singles and divorcees 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.

From the ice rink to the office, how I've embraced "Agile" with my teams

Discover how this Fidelity employee is improving her agile skills, by comparing her agile experience in both sports and her professional career. Read more here.

5 tricks to actually saving money

So It's crucial that you ramp up your savings game sooner rather than later. Here are 5 tricks that'll help you boost your cash reserves.

3 lasting lessons from my frugal parents

Frugal living can help separate the important financial expenses from the not so important. Learn helpful lessons and ideas on frugal living here.

How to broach the topic of remote work during a job interview

The topic of working remotely is a gray area. Learn when it’s best to bring up working remote in an interview, and how to do it here.

Financial considerations for the future: buying a house

Are there reasons to put off buying a home even if it’s something you want? Here are a few things you should consider when thinking about being a homeowner.

How to take advantage of seasonal hiring: 7 steps to getting a summer job

Get started now to take advantage of seasonal hiring. Here are 7 steps to getting a summer job.

How to prepare for a major career change

Making a major career change can be both exciting and terrifying. Here are some tips to help set you up for success when preparing for that big change.

Why millennials should care about HSAs

HSAs can help those with high-deductible health plans save money for current and future qualified health expenses. Read here to learn why millennials should consider a health savings account (HSA).

From tongue-tied to talkative: how I found my voice in business

Depending on the person, public speaking is a skill that may need to be practiced and perfected. Read here to learn essential tricks that can help boost your confidence.

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.

Unhappy with your salary? 3 things to do before you quit

Are you unhappy with your salary? Here are some useful tips you should use before looking at other jobs.

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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.

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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.

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.'

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.

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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