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Spooked by market volatility? Here's some context to help you proceed with knowledge and confidence.
Whether you give your teen a debit or credit card, make sure it comes with some lessons in money management.
A new baby means a whole new financial reality. Best to be prepared—starting before the baby comes.
Do you make the same financial resolutions every year? When it comes to your money, that may be a good thing!
While working past age 70 could mean higher Social Security benefits, it could also mean higher taxes and more.
Here's an easy way to help teachers in your community and across the country offer financial education to more kids.
You don't need a lot of money to make a meaningful charitable contribution; you just have to be strategic.
Giving a gift of stock is simple in practice, but there are tax issues and more to consider first.
Giving to charity as a family is a great way to make your dollars and your energy go farther this holiday season.
More often than not, perpetrators of elder financial exploitation are someone the senior loves and trusts.

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