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Military families need to be extra smart when it comes to financial planning, such as securing benefits long before departing the service.
Married same-sex couples are recognized by the federal government and some states, but couples still must watch for pitfalls.
Men are overconfident and women too timid. Or so go the clichés about gender and investing. Here's the truth and how it can help you plan finances.
Collaborative divorce, in which divorcees negotiate outside of court with help from neutral professionals, can ease much of the trauma of separating.
It won't be long before today's high school seniors become tomorrow's poor undergrads. Here are some extreme funding measures to help pay for college.
Changing jobs can be one of the most stressful things in life but that stress can be reduced with careful preparation, diligence and a good attitude.
Annuities are among the most recommended investment products for older Americans, but few individuals understand them. Here are the pros and cons.
With public and private pension plans complex and underfunded and people living longer, reevaluate pensions as part of retirement planning at year-end
Several studies suggest traditional, financial literacy programs don't work. Five creative ways to teach kids lifelong money lessons.
Advisors offer heirs help in coping with the pitfalls of, and emotional turmoil surrounding, the management of sudden inherited wealth.
The potential costs and benefits of Medicare have a huge impact on retirement planning. The more you know, the more manageable those costs will be.
Sorting out finances is key when faced with fatal illness, easing care questions and inheritance issues.
Many divorcing spouses end up financially devastated. The key is to minimize the damage by avoiding some of the common pitfalls.
Financial issues for unmarried couples are complicated. They can meet most of these challenges with proper planning and some guidance.
When adult children return to the nest, financial ground rules must be set. If not, parents could face some financial distress.
Same-sex couples seeking a divorce face a complicated legal ride due to differences among the states in their laws concerning gay relationships.
When a family member is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it’s important to consider financial, health and legal options.
When a spouse dies, a widow often feels overwhelmed by the financial decisions that have to be made. There is no need to rush into money matters.
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