Personal Finance

Financial tips for unmarried couples

Tips for unmarried couples

You don’t have to be married to plan your financial future together—and to protect yourself financially.

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.

Pay with a digital wallet

Paying with just a wave of your phone can actually be more secure than using a credit card.

Four money rules to know

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

Tax Strategies

Midyear tax checkup

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

Kids and taxes

If a child has income from a job or from investments, there are tax implications. Here’s what you need to know.

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Life and Money

Five things to do now

Check investments, see whether you can reduce taxes, protect what you have, and do some housekeeping.

Divorce dos and don’ts

How women who divorce later in life—or any women—can plan for their financial future.

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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

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.

How to talk to your doctor

Tips to help you take charge—and save money on health care—from the medical director at Consumer Reports.

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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.

Affording college

Consider some of the solutions other parents are using including part-time work for their student.

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