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Financial Candor Vital in Second Marriages
If you're getting married for the second time, it's vital to talk openly with your sweetheart about your individual financial situations and to plan how you'll handle finances in your new life together.

Skipping Your Morning Coffee to Save Money Is Dumb Advice
Sometimes small budget cuts just don't cut it.

Why Millennials Are Buying Very Small Houses
A small house—think 300 to 1,000 square feet—is less expensive than renting, maximizes freedom.

Give Your Student a Higher Education in Credit Cards
If your child is about to head off to college, now is the perfect time to get smart about credit cards.

INFOGRAPHIC: Everything You Need to Know to Ace Back-to-School Shopping
This handy infographic will help you conquer the second most chaotic shopping season of the year.

College Students: Crash Course in Personal Finance
College years are the time when many people establish financial habits that will carry them for the rest of their lives. Pay attention to these items to get off on the right financial foot:

Fast Fact: Give Financial Planners a Once-Over Before Hiring
Don't entrust your college, retirement, or life savings to the wrong person. Learn how to find a financial adviser who is a good fit for you and your finances.

Help Your Teen Afford the Right Car
Parents, your teen's first car provides a special teaching opportunity.

Every family has its own philosophy about how to raise money-savvy kids. Author Ron Lieber says, for example, you should tell your kids how much money you make. What's Your Story wants to know, how do you handle this important topic?

INFOGRAPHIC: Buying Your Teen's First Car in 3 Steps
Your teen's first car is a milestone she'll never forget. Make it a purchase you do together, and it also can be a teachable money moment.

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