Personal Finance

Tax-loss harvesting time

Tax-loss harvesting time

Consider these five ways tax-loss harvesting might help you lower your 2016 investment taxes.

401(k)s and estates

Think about taxes—when they’re paid and by whom—when deciding who inherits your 401(k).

Five college savings tips

When it comes to saving for college, learning from other parents' missteps or oversights can be helpful.

4 ways to earn more on savings

Some savings and investing options offer higher yields than a savings account—with potentially more risk.

Tax Strategies

Get all the tax benefits you can

Almost everyone needs to be saving for something. Why not do it in accounts that can provide tax benefits.

Midyear tax checkup

Some things you can do now that may help you save on taxes—and avoid surprises on tax returns.

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Life and Money

Got kids?

Kids aren't cheap. Here are five ways to help keep your finances on track as your children grow up.

Four money rules to know

After learning the hard way, one financial expert shares some key tips, such as living below your means, period.

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Young Investor

Your money: Keep track of it

These four strategies can help you keep track of financial accounts—and avoid costly mistakes and abandoned property.

Tips for raising a saver

Want your children to be smart about money? Teaching financial values early in life can help.

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Health Care and Wellness

Plan for rising health care costs

Health care may be a larger-than-expected expense in retirement. Use our cost estimator to help plan for that.

Long-term care and you

Having a plan for your care can make a critical difference in your quality of life—and your family’s—as you age.

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College Planning

College tuition bill: Now what?

Get info about student loans, paying from a 529 account, and other creative college financing strategies.

Smart 529 spending

The right way reduces taxes, avoids penalties, and doesn’t jeopardize financial aid.

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