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Use that bonus to "turbocharge your financial goals."

4 smart ways to spend your end-of-year bonus that you won’t regret later

Spend a bonus padding your retirement account, your emergency funds, and paying down debt. Then, treat yourself, says a financial planner.

These 21 sketches make complicated financial concepts simple enough to fit on a napkin

These napkin-sized explainers make insurance, investing, student loans, taxes, estate planning, and credit easy to understand.
The cost of the average monthly student-loan payment could go a long way if you were able to invest it for retirement.

The monthly average student-loan payment in the US is $393. Here’s how much money you’d save for retirement if you could invest it instead...

Can you imagine what your student-loan payments would look like if you were able to save them for retirement? Business Insider did the calculations.
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I’ve been through financial hell and back, but my Wealthfront app keeps me calm — and building wealth

After years of financial hardship, they've paid off debt and saved money. Checking the Wealthfront app helps them stay on track — and stay calm.
Bobbi Rebell is the host of the "Financial Grownup" podcast.

A financial planner on the verge of regret after buying her first apartment remembered a key piece of money advice from her grandfather

At 23 years old, Bobbi Rebell purchased her first apartment in New York City. When prices fell shortly after, she feared she got a bad deal.

15 common, expensive things that aren’t worth your money

We asked several financial planners for their input on common, expensive things that most people would be better off not spending their money on.
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Our financial planner is our son’s age, but the questions he asked during our first meeting made it clear he’s the right choice for us

A couple in their mid-50s decided to hire a millennial CFP to help them plan for retirement because he did something important — asked questions.

The biggest mistake investors make is being too influenced by the latest headlines, according to a new study from Charles Schwab

"The reason why we care about behavioral finance is because the human brain doesn't work well under stress,"  said Omar Aguilar of Charles Schwab.
A financial adviser helps clients develop good money habits.

8 smart things people with financial advisers do with their money that give them a leg up

People who work with a financial adviser are more likely to report happiness, confidence, and stability in their financial and personal lives.
Americans looking to retire abroad have to consider numerous financial angles, like foreign housing markets, healthcare systems, and tax laws.

13 things people should do to save for an international retirement, according to Americans who retired abroad

Americans looking to retire abroad have to consider numerous financial angles, like foreign housing markets, healthcare systems, and tax laws.