Starting Out: New Grads and Young Professionals
7 Tips for Talking to Millennials About Money
spending Discussing financial matters with your kids can be difficult. Try to remember that they are adults.
10 Colleges Where Tuition Is Free
Paying for College You might think there's no escaping the high—and still rising—cost of college.
By Kaitlin Pitsker PublishedPaying for College
4 Great Mutual Funds You Can Invest in for $125 or Less
investing Some fund families are willing to take on tiny accounts in the hope a long-term relationship will eventually blossom.
By Nellie S. Huang Publishedinvesting
How Young High-Earners Can Manage Their Wealth
savings Making smart money moves when you're just starting out helps ensure you'll have a bright financial future.
By Lisa Brown, CFP®, CIMA® Publishedsavings
Financial (and Emotional) Lessons from Dropping My Daughter Off at College for the First Time
Paying for College Opening a 529 plan early and contributing often helped ease the financial burden of my child's education and let me focus on the difficulty of sending her off.
By Bradford M. Pine PublishedPaying for College
How a Student’s IRA Is Counted for Financial Aid
IRAs Money withdrawn from an IRA in the student’s name is hit hard by the federal financial aid formulas.
By Kimberly Lankford PublishedIRAs
Where Clinton and Trump Stand on Student Debt
college Clinton wants free tuition at many public colleges and less restrictive student loan terms. Trump dislikes student debt, but his plans are not as clearly defined.
By Meilan Solly Publishedcollege
6 Smart and Simple Money Tips for New Grads
Budgeting Start your journey to wealth creation on the right foot.
By Marguerita M. Cheng, CFP® PublishedBudgeting
6 Savings Tips for Millennials Who Want to Retire Rich
retirement Take advantage of the decades you have before retirement to establish good savings habits and benefit from the magic of compounding.
By Stacy Rapacon Publishedretirement
5 Tips for Beginning Investors
Financial Planning Kiplinger's Personal Finance editor Janet Bodnar shares our best investing advice in a letter to her son -- and any twentysomething looking to get into the market.
By Janet Bodnar PublishedFinancial Planning