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Today is a Good Day to Start Your Financial Plan

Even for goals that seem far off, it's never too early or late to begin financial planning

What Happens if a Company My Mutual Fund Owns Shares of Goes Bankrupt?

Mutual funds are diversified for a reason. No need to panic, but you will want to know what it means for your investments

Teaching Children to Save and Invest

Help children set goals for their money to set up a lifetime of good financial habits

Securing Your Home

Create a plan to protect your home with the latest technology, the right locks, lighting, and many other smart ideas.

How to Recognize Drowning Signs

What does drowning look like? It may not be what you expect.

Keep Your Rental in Tip-Top Shape

The keys to being a tenant landlords love.

Understanding Spousal IRAs

If you or your partner has taken time off from working, you can both still save for retirement with spousal IRAs

Enough Money for Retirement

Determine if you're saving enough and what can be done to get the savings you need

Smart Tips For Car Buying

Consider these tips before buying a car.

5 Steps For A Safe Family Road Trip

A little pre-trip planning can go a long way toward making your family's road trip safe and memorable.

Cashing Out Your 401(k)

Considering a pre-retirement 401(k) withdrawal? Read this first to help decide

What are Bond Funds?

What bond funds are, their risks, and why some include them in their portfolios

Ready To Retire? 5 Questions To Ask

Making the decision to retire is a big one - here's how to know if you're ready.

Taking a Loan from Your 401(k)

Borrowing against funds in your plan may be allowed. But is it ever a good idea?

Pension Questions: Should I Take a Lump Sum Offer?

These are the factors to weigh if you've been offered a lump sum on your pension

A Multiple Line Discount Can Save You Up to 22%

Stay Safe and Connected with Smart Home Discounts

Discounts For Good Students Up to 25%

Do You Qualify For An Accident-Free Discount?


This Calculator Helps You Decide Which Auto Loan is the Better Deal

Compare two auto loans by filling in their specifics and see the best way to go

Calculate the Boost to Savings by Giving Up Expenses

Eat out less or wait longer to buy a new car, then invest it and tally up the savings

Should You Refinance Your Mortgage?

Get the answers with our refinance calculator

Calculate Your Savings Plan for a Large Purchase

Decide the best payment scheme to reach your goal amount using this online tool

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