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Lump-Sum 401(k) Matching Contributions

Who benefits when your employer makes a lump-sum contribution into your 401(k)?  Not you. Employers aiming to shave costs while incentivizing workers to stick around longer are switching from regular year-round contributions to a single annual lump-sum 401(k) matching contribution.

Your Kids & Taxes

Fidelity answers six often-asked tax questions about kids and taxes that may help lower your family’s tax bill.

Financial Aid Award Letters

Your job only begins when when you receive your last “student aid award” letter, allowing you to compare the true cost of attending the schools that accepted you or your teen. Unfortunately, an aid award isn’t as easy to decipher as an acceptance or rejection letter.  To learn more, check out the 10 rules of deciphering a financial aid award from Forbes.

Why You Need an Emergency Fund

An emergency fund, like a living will, is something no one wants to need to use or discuss, but it’ll come in handy and you’ll be glad you had it when the unexpected occurs.

Are You Ready to Retire Early?

Thinking about early retirement? Early retirement can be ideal, but the challenge is that you need to save up for it and make that money last for several decades. Here are the financial milestones you should achieve before taking early retirement.

My Insurance Covers That?

Here are ten things that you might not realize are covered by your standard insurance policies.

Tapping Retirement Funds

When you get ready to draw down your nest eggs, you may not realize that the order in which you tap your accounts influences how much you keep and how much you pay in taxes. For retirees in their 60s, the first stop for withdrawals usually should be taxable accounts.

How to Prepare for a Market Downturn

Here are some steps you can take to help you keep your head, and your investments, above water when the next big downturn in the markets hits.

8 Numbers Identity Thieves Want to Steal

Find out what the eight numbers that identity thieves are looking for. Your personally-identifying information is out there, and, if it gets in the wrong hands you can be in for more than just a pain in the neck

What Happens If You Ignore Your Student Loans?

Short answer, a lot of pretty bad things. Student loans don’t just go away, and the consequences of making no attempt to pay or resolve them can be severe.