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5-Minute Finance: Track Your Spending

Tired of living paycheck to paycheck? It's time to start tracking your spending. All it takes is five minutes.

The High Cost of Planning for the End of the World

Prepping for the end of the world covers all the bases — except for how much it'll cost you while the world still turns.

5-Minute Finance: Start an Emergency Fund

It can take years to recoup from a financial emergency. But it only takes five minutes to set up an emergency fund.

9 Ways to Reverse Lifestyle Creep

More money in your paycheck can mean more spending on stuff you don't need. Time to get things back under control.

7 Added Costs That Come With a Bigger House

Bigger isn't always better, but when it comes to houses, it's usually more expensive.

8 Sacrifices That Will Supercharge Your Debt Payoff

They won't seem like sacrifices when debt is no longer hanging over your head.

How to Build Financial Stability After Divorce

Finding your financial footing after a divorce is not easy, but you can do it.

6 Reasons Why Financial Planning Isn't Just for the Wealthy

Financial planning doesn't care how much money you make. You still need to do it.

6 Ways Workaholism Is Costing You Money

Putting in long hours at work often means a bigger paycheck. But what about when burning the midnight oil ends up costing you money?

5 Questions Retirees Should Ask Before Starting a Small Business

Retirement is usually a time to relax — but for others, it's time to open their dream business. Is it really the right move?

4 Easy Ways to Get Richer In 2018

A new year is a fresh start for your finances. Make these small money moves now, and you'll end 2018 richer than you started it.

Why Saving Money Is Harder Today

Feel the squeeze? Saving money today is harder than ever. These skyrocketing expenses are the reason why.

6 Things You Need to Do if You're Retiring in 2018

This is it; 2018 is the year you retire. Before you leave the working world, there are a fey key moves to make first.

The Best Age to Buy Long-Term Care Insurance

If you want to buy long-term care insurance, don't wait until it's too late.

How Millennials With Kids May Become the Richest Retirees Yet

Millennials have had an uphill battle finding jobs and buying homes. But when it comes to retirement savings, young parents are winning.

5 Retirement Struggles Nobody Talks About — And How to Beat Them

Retirement is tough on our money. But with proper planning, many money struggles won't come as a surprise.

Here's How Far $1 Million Will Actually Go in Retirement

Many people hope to save a cool million for their retirement. But depending on where you live, $1 million may not be nearly enough.

5 Unexpected Costs of Living in a Tiny House

Tiny homes can save you a ton of money on a mortgage — but some of their hidden expenses aren't quite so tiny.

When Dropping Your Life Insurance Is the Right Decision

You know how important it is to have life insurance. But when is it OK to drop it?

9 Things Sellers Should Watch Out for During Escrow

You've got a buyer for your home — now you just need to make it through escrow.