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Think You'll Bump Up a Tax Bracket? Here's What to Do

Paralyzed with nerves because you think you've made more than usual this year? Here's what to do if you think you're going up a tax bracket.

There Are Downsides to Making a Lot of Money — Do You Agree?

Downsides to making a lot of money? What? Believe it or not, you can tap into several pitfalls of being wealthy. Let's walk through a few.

What Should You Do with Your Year-End Salary Increase? Raise Your Retirement Contribution. Here's Why

What's the first thing you should do when you get a salary increase (besides high-five your cube mate)? Head to your HR office or up your retirement contribution online. Here's...

Getting Married? Here's How to Merge Your Complex Assets

Have you talked with your partner about big financial assets, like property and large stock portfolios? Here's what you need to do before you say "I do."

Burning Mortgage Question: Should You Retire, Then Pay Off Your Mortgage?

What to do with that mortgage? Many soon-to-be retirees wonder whether they should pay it off, but what about current retirees? Here's how you can make that determination.

How to Get a Fresh Look at Your Finances: Because "That's the Way I've Always Done It" is a Silent Killer

Business owners shun the words, "Because we've always done it that way," and investors should, too. Here's why.

Getting a Raise Doesn't Guarantee Your Long-Term Financial Success. Here's Why and How You Can Fix It

Can't wait for the good news at year end about your raise or promotion? Think it'll solve all your financial problems? Well, maybe not.

Retirement Savers, What's Holding You Back from Saving All You Can?

Why can't you max out your 401(k) or other retirement plan? Maybe you really can and you have no idea. Let's take a look at a few common excuses and...

Do You Believe Giving Attracts Wealth? Many Millionaires Do. Here's How to Make it Work for You

Giving attracts wealth, or so many millionaires believe. Before #GivingTuesday, here's what you need to know about giving and living like a millionaire.

Got Only Long-Term Investments on the Brain? Hold up. Here's Why You Should Plan for Short-Term Investments as Well

If you're a planner, you may worry more about your long-term investments than your short-term investments. Here's why you need to consider short-term investments, too.

If You Don't Watch Out, These 3 Tax Issues Could Blow Up Your Retirement

Worried about how taxes will decimate your nest egg? Yep, it can blow it to smithereens. Take a few tips from this piece and apply them to your situation.

Have a Plan for Your Year-End Bonus? It's a Good Idea to Plan Now

Your bonus is coming! Why not have a plan for it way in advance — in October? If you make a plan for that money ahead of time, you might...

Received Extra Cash? Should You Invest or Pay Off Debt? 

Have you come into some money and now face the eternal conundrum: Pay off debt or invest? That's a tough one, but you do have options.

Having More than Once Source of Income Can Make You Rich. Here's How to Make it Happen

Millionaires have hit the nail on the head: They have more than one income stream. If it's the secret to success, let's find out how to make it work for...

Afraid of Making Poor Money Moves? Use Psychology to Predict Your Financial Behavior

Worried about your human nature working against you when investing? Here's how you can avoid making poor money moves before you make them.