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Financial Help for Breast Cancer Patients

The toll breast cancer takes is not only physical and emotional, but for many women, it can be scarily financial. Of the $100-plus billion spent on cancer care yearly, the biggest portion is for breast cancer: nearly $14 billion. That number...

How to Pick the Right Adviser

It’s fall. The car needs an oil change. And you’re having that get-a-grip-on-my-money moment. Item #1: You need a financial adviser, but how do you choose the right qualifications? If you need a big-picture, long-term plan: CFP: A certified...

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Investments That Make a Difference

Socially responsible investing (SRI) is one way to feel good while doing well, as they say. Trying to define SRI companies isn’t black and white, however. For some investors, measures like how “green” the company is matters more than diversity in...

What to Do When You Find Money Dullllll

When Real Simple editor-in-chief Kristin van Ogtrop admitted she found money boring in her September editor’s note—we were tickled. Booya for being honest! Then we called her to get the real (simple) deal on how she maintains her financial...

Win $500 When We Match Your Savings Goal

It’s the holiday gift you’ve always wanted: To start saving in advance so that when December strikes, you’re way ahead of the game. See this magic wand? We’re here to help you make that gift come true. Just pledge to save $500 between now and...

Liz Weston’s New Q&A Money Book

Got money issues, but don’t feel like falling asleep over another dull, dry personal finance book? Liz Weston’s newest book, “There Are No Dumb Money Questions,” reads like a reality show of people’s money quandaries—because (in a way) it is....

A $50,000 Lesson Pays Off

About three years ago, in my late 30s and still single and living in a big city, I decided to buy a weekend beach house. I didn’t have a husband, kids, so it kind of made me feel normal, to have something of my own. Of course, I also thought it...

It’s Change-Your-Benefits Time

When you think “open enrollment,” you probably think lots of paperwork and bored health insurance reps wandering the office. So it’s not surprising that 89% of all workers default to the same plan every year. Just make sure you’re not one of...

Just a Few Small Changes

You pay your bills online, check your balances on your phone—you even use apps to shop. But guess what, Ms. Digital? Until they invent an app that can run your financial life, brushing up on financial basics is still the way to get the most from...

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