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How to Save Money on Your Wedding – Guide to Get Married on a...

Weddings are one of the biggest — and most expensive — events in many people’s lives. But they don’t have to be. Start your lives together on solid financial footing by setting a reasonable wedding budget and sticking to it. We’ve gathered our best tips on how to do just that.
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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources for Financial Relief & More

We’ve published dozens of in-depth articles on what the coronavirus means for your finances, career, family, and health. Consider this your regularly updated master resource for answers to questions at the intersection of life, money, and the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Are You Financially Literate? – Tips & Resources for Education on Money

If you feel like an incomplete understanding of basic personal finance concepts cost you last year, you’re not alone. Thankfully, financial literacy isn’t rocket science. You can overcome whatever knowledge gaps you face today and cease leaving money on the table. Start here.
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How to File Your Tax Return – 2021 Basics & Guide

Doing your own taxes can be confusing, but it's a life skill that all financially informed people should develop. We've gathered information to help you learn about tax basics, prepare for completing your return,...
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Many Saw the 2020 Recession Coming – But Are They Prepared? (Survey)

In 2019, long before COVID-19 was on the public radar, Money Crashers polled Americans to see when they believed the next recession would happen and what they believed would trigger it. It turns out that many people saw the collapse coming. But does that mean they’re ready for one?
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Men vs. Women – How the Sexes Differ in Their Psychology of Investing (Survey)

It’s been said that men are from Mars and women from Venus. Their investment styles are often worlds apart as well. We surveyed American adults to learn their outlooks and approaches when it comes to investing. Here’s what we discovered.
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What Does It Take to Become an Influencer?

Influencers are everywhere. We follow them on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and YouTube, envying their every move and update. We live vicariously through their perfectly plated brunches in exotic locations, lusciously lacquered nails, or...
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2021 Wealth Gap and Investing Study

It's one of the biggest socioeconomic questions in the United States today: Why is inequality rising? We recently surveyed Americans to learn more about the role the stock market plays in wealth inequality. We were...
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Investing in IPOs With 20/20 Hindsight: Catching the Big-Wave Opportunity

Imagine you're a big-wave surfer. You're checking weather reports, plotting your next move, and preparing to travel anywhere in the world at a moment's notice. You might wait months for the next big swell...
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Start 2015 Strong With Our New Year Money Challenge on Pinterest

There is something special about this time of year that makes us introspective and pushes us to set new ambitious goals for the coming year. However, we don't want you to set resolutions or...
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How Much to Save for Retirement – Are You on Track? (Infographic)

401k's. IRAs. Roth accounts. Early-withdrawal penalties. Educating yourself about the various retirement plan options is intimidating, and figuring out how much you should be saving can be even scarier. To assist you in this...