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4/23/15  Savings & Retirement
Monkey see, monkey do: make them Wild About Saving

Teach children how to save for their goals and they’ll have one of the most difficult aspects of finance under their belt by the time they're teens – being consistent savers. Get a few ideas to help your children get Wild About Saving! 

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4/9/15  Savings & Retirement
Keep the change, kid: Teaching about money the Aunt Pam way

Learn how one of our bloggers is teaching her nieces and nephews about money by letting them pay for purchases themselves and keep the change for their piggy banks. 

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2/19/15  Savings & Retirement
Know your retirement rollover options

Your retirement plan may offer you several options for managing your retirement plan assets when you change jobs or retire. Understanding these choices will help you make the right decision. Learn more about the options available to you after you change jobs. 

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2/17/15  Savings & Retirement
Planning for retirement in your 60s

In Part Five of our five-part series on saving for retirement at different ages, we examine retirement planning strategies for those in their 60s. Learn about the benefits of working through at least part of your 60s and how you can get accurate estimates of your future Social Security benefits and some of the factors involved in deciding when to file for Social Security. 

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2/10/15  Savings & Retirement
Saving for retirement in your 50s

In Part Four of our five-part series, we discuss retirement savings strategies for those in their 50s. Learn about tax-advantaged catch-up contributions, consolidation of "orphaned" 401(k) accounts from previous employers, and how your empty nest can help you to save more for your retirement. 

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1/27/15  Savings & Retirement
Saving for retirement in your 30s

In your 30s and feeling like you're lagging behind in your retirement savings? Learn about the advantages of starting your retirement savings efforts now, why company matches are so valuable, and why increasing your retirement contributions might not cause as much pocketbook pain as you think it will. 

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