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8 ways to talk to your partner about money, especially when you just started dating

Talking about money with your partner doesn't always come easily, so we asked financial experts the best ways to broach the subject.
Personal Capital offers several free tools you can use to grow more wealth.

I use the free version of Personal Capital, a financial planning website, every month — here’s why I can’t stop

It's hard to find anything that is actually "free" these days, but Personal Capital offers useful financial planning and retirement resources without any payment or commitment. That's pretty amazing, and it's also why I will never stop using my free account.

The Bay Area is so expensive that employees at Apple, Uber, Google, and other tech giants are putting off having kids — and it’s a sign of...

Despite earning six-figure salaries, more than half of tech employees in the Bay Area say the increased cost of living has caused them to delay starting a family, according to a survey by the app Blind.
Parents spend $500 billion on their adult children, according to a Merrill Lynch report.

Forget braces and babysitters: American parents say their children are most expensive when they’re all grown up

Parents collectively spend $500 billion annually on their adult children, according to a Merrill Lynch report. That's twice the amount they save for retirement — but that's not the only financial sacrifice they make.
The author wants her son to attend college, but not at the expense of the family's financial security.

4 reasons I won’t be paying for my kid’s college education

Making your child pay for their own college tuition teaches them about the value of money.
Stay the course and you'll be successful.

JPMorgan’s head of financial planning shares his 5 best tips to start investing

JPMorgan's Michael Liersch has some tips for new investors: have a plan, manage perspective, and stay the course. He also recommends that investors ask someone else — a friend, family member, or financial adviser — to look at their investment strategy and challenge it.

What happens with your stuff after you die

Here are all the things you don't want to think about that happen after you die.

Most Americans want to prepare for retirement but are clueless about what they need to do

Among the reasons for the crisis is ignorance about retirement planning

9 signs you can afford to move to New York City — even if it doesn’t feel like it

New York City is expensive, but that doesn't mean you can't afford to move there.

A financial planner’s simple sketches can teach anyone 9 important lessons about money

Financial planner Carl Richards regularly shares "napkin sketches," through which he shares insights about money in just a few simple lines.