Sort and filter Sort by: Oldest to newestNewest to oldest Filter by: Budgeting Debt Education Estate planning Financial planning Health care Insurance Investing Markets and the economy Nearing retirement Retirement income Retirement planning Social security Taxes Workplace benefits 3 min read Budgeting Should I use my emergency fund? 3 questions to help you decide You’ve spent valuable time building up your emergency fund. But when is it the right time to use that money? These questions can help you decide. 3 min read Budgeting Ready to buy a house? Create a budget for the expenses you'll have. Budgeting for a home includes more than just a mortgage payment. What expenses should you plan for? 4 min read Budgeting 3 ways to keep your finances on track during the holidays Holiday budgets, big events, and end-of-year overspending can quickly upend your short- and long-term financial goals. These tips can help you enjoy special times and stay on track. 4 min read Debt Have an emergency but no emergency savings? The pros and cons of 6 options for quick cash Here’s how to figure out an emergency cash option if you’re faced with a short-term, urgent need to cover unexpected expenses. 3 min read Retirement planning How will Social Security’s future affect your retirement planning? Change may be coming for Social Security. How can your spending and savings habits adjust so you can still achieve your retirement goals? 4 min read Retirement planning 4 little known secrets from people who save a lot for retirement Ready to save more for rainy days, and retirement too? People who have saved much more than their peers offer financial lessons we can all use. 3 min read Budgeting Should you save for retirement or pay off student loans? Do you have to choose between paying off student loans and saving for retirement? Maybe not. 3 min read Budgeting 4 ways to save for the cost of health care in retirement You can make progress toward planning for future health care expenses in your post-work years. 6 min read Budgeting Should I pay off my mortgage with my retirement savings? 4 things to consider If you’re contemplating paying off your mortgage with your 401(k), these four key considerations may help you make a choice that fits short- and long-term goals. 5 min read Budgeting Preparing to buy a home? 5 financial tips to get you started These five tips take the financial stress out of your house hunting journey.