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25 Cheapest U.S. Cities to Live In

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12 Cheapest Small Towns in America

Affordable small towns aren't necessarily the best places to live for everyone, but each cheap small town on our list has its charms.
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20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In
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20 Most Expensive U.S. Cities to Live In

These cities have the highest cost of living in the U.S. Can you afford to live in one of the nation's most expensive cities?
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25 Best College Majors for a Lucrative Career
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25 Best College Majors for a Lucrative Career

What you study influences your future pay and employment prospects. Know what to expect career-wise from your college major.
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Best and Worst Liberal Arts Majors for Your Career

Liberal arts studies, in general, get a bad rap when it comes to career utility.
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15 Worst College Majors for a Lucrative Career
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15 Worst College Majors for a Lucrative Career

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20 Worst Jobs for the Future
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20 Worst Jobs for the Future

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15 Best Jobs With the Biggest Paychecks

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12 Surprisingly Dangerous Jobs Worth the Risk

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15 Best Jobs You Can Get Without a College Degree

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What Is a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan?
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What Is a 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan?

A 401(k) is a retirement plan sponsored by an employer that offers employees tax incentives to save money for retirement from their paychecks.
November 1, 2018
10 Timeless Financial Tips From Knight Kiplinger
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10 Timeless Financial Tips From Knight Kiplinger

Sage advice about saving, spending and investing never goes out of style.
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Could Your Cash Savings Hurt You?

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August 16, 2018
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Back-to-School 2018: 12 Best Laptops for Students

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Young Savers Can’t Assume Roths Are Right for Them
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Young Savers Can’t Assume Roths Are Right for Them

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August 9, 2018
Smart Life Insurance Strategies for Young Buyers
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Smart Life Insurance Strategies for Young Buyers

Buy the right life insurance plan now to avoid scrambling to find coverage later.
August 1, 2018
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How to Turn a Teen’s Summer Wages into Millions
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How to Turn a Teen’s Summer Wages into Millions

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6 Tax Breaks for College Costs
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6 Tax Breaks for College Costs

Several tax breaks can ease the financial blow of college costs, whether you’re saving to send your kids to college, paying tuition bills for a child …
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Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Student Debt
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Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Student Debt

Clinton wants free tuition at many public colleges and less restrictive student loan terms. Trump dislikes student debt, but his plans are not as clea…
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10 Best ETFs to Buy for Beginners
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10 Best ETFs to Buy for Beginners

If you’re just starting to invest your money, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are one of the best places to begin.
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Be Smart with Social Media at Work
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Be Smart with Social Media at Work

You’ve got to be careful with what you post online. That goes double when the workplace is involved.
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How to Tame Your Student Loans
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How to Tame Your Student Loans

Don't let the burden bar you from saving for your future.
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