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How We Save: Bijan Golkar, 29, Kept College Costs Down And Invested In His Career

At just 29, Bijan Golker is a CFP and equity partner in an investment advisory firm. He’s been successful by making strategic decisions about the big expenses most of us take for granted.

Why You Should (Almost) Never Lease A Car

Car leases are tempting: You get brand new wheels for a low monthly payment. Financially, however, it's a terrible idea.

A car lease gives you a brand-new car for a low monthly payment; what’s not to like? Everything. Here are the many reasons why you should never lease a car.

Want Or Need? How You See This Blurred Line Is (Almost) Everything

Be on the lookout for these signs of financial literacy.

Let’s say you have a friend who earns the same salary. You both have similar student loan balances and neither of you have inherited money. How can your friend own a condo and a paid-in-full car while you struggle to pay the bills each month? Or vice versa? These simple but powerful factors that make some people seem so “good with money.”

Is Cash Obsolete? The Inevitable Dangers Of Our Cashless Economy

Cash is dying: The dangers of an entirely cashless society.

Only 7 percent of Americans regularly carry more than $100 cash. Credit and debit cards are convenient, but going entirely cashless carries some serious risks.

Unhappy At Work? Meet The Man Who Wants To Help You Find Your Perfect Career

Finding a niche career is possible -- the key is to start honing your skills and networking now.

Eight in 10 Americans are unhappy at their jobs. Sound familiar? By thinking creatively and networking with the right people, however, young professionals have a unique opportunity to carve out a niche career doing something you love. Here’s how.

How To Interview A Financial Advisor: A Proven Script

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Finding a financial advisor is like finding a trusted mechanic. Learn how to interview a financial advisor and tell if he or she is a good fit.

For Homeowners, Apps That Organize Everything: From The Mortgage To The Leaky Sink

Apps for organizing your household inventories

New apps for iPhone and Android help homeowners keep track of home improvement to-do lists, mortgage payments, even your kitchen’s inventory.

Millennials Who Fall Behind In Saving Will Struggle To Retire

older couple holder arms as they look ahead of them.

This is not your grandfather’s retirement. Gone are days of working 30 years for one company and retiring at 60 with a gold watch and a pension. Today, young adults must save more, start earlier and invest wisely.

How Does Your Emergency Fund Compare? New Stats Reveal Americans’ Rainy Day Savings Habits

Everything you need to know about emergency funds.

We often hear about the one in four Americans who have no emergency savings whatsoever, but that shouldn’t be an excuse not to start an emergency fund yourself. New research reveals which Americans are most prepared for a financial emergency: How are you doing?

Five Money Talks To Have Before You Get Married

It takes married couples longer to recover from financial arguments than any other kind.

Research shows that it takes married couples longer to recover from money arguments than any other kind. The cure is to talk about money honestly, early and often.