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Capital One revealed a data breach affecting more than 100 million customers.

100 million Capital One credit-card customers have had their data hacked. Here’s what you should do instead of freaking out.

Capital One reported that it was hit with a data breach affecting 100 million users in the US. Here's what to do, according to a financial planner.
There's no telling what you'll want or need money for later.

The best way to save money for the future, even if you don’t know what you’re saving for

You don't need a specific goal to save money for, says a financial planner. Put any extra cash in a brokerage account — you'll thank yourself later.
How much a financial advisor costs depends what you're looking for.

Here’s how much a financial advisor costs

How much is a financial advisor? A basic financial planning meeting will typically cost between $100 and $300 an hour.
Financial advisors can help you make big money decisions.

Here’s exactly how to tell if you need a financial advisor, a robot, or nobody at all

Consider hiring a financial advisor if you need specific advice or you're too overwhelmed to plan for retirement or invest in the stock market.
Brian Face,CFP, CRPC, weighed in on the best way to start saving for retirement.

A financial planner says the best way to save for retirement depends on your answers to 2 questions

The best way to save for retirement isn't necessarily the same for everyone. We spoke with a CFP to get some advice about the best ways to start.
What should you do with your savings? First, invest in your long-term financial health.

A financial planner shares her best advice to save more money — and what to do with that cash once you’ve saved it

Wondering what to do with your savings? A financial planner say the first priority is high-interest debt, and then an emergency fund.

How to calm your anxiety and start investing, according to a financial planner

A financial planner says the first step for beginners to start investing is simple: education. Learning what to expect will help calm any anxiety.
The best place to save a down payment is somewhere you can access it when you need it.

The best place to save money for a down payment on a house, according to a financial planner

The best place to save a down payment for a home isn't always where it grows the fastest — it's where the money will be available when you need it.
Sometimes, you have to pay off debt before saving for retirement.

A financial planner says for people with credit-card debt, the first step toward saving for retirement is clear

Save for retirement or pay off credit-card debt? If you have high-interest debt, a financial planner says, pay that first, then save for retirement.
As Warren Buffett put it, "There is nothing wrong with getting rich slowly."

A financial planner says a critical habit for building wealth seems obvious, but most people don’t do it

If you want to build wealth long-term, there's no replacement for patience. It's all about the long game in saving and investing.