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Op-ed: Here’s what every woman needs to know about investing

KEY POINTS American women will control the lion’s share of $30 trillion in financial assets owned by baby boomers by 2030. As more women embrace their economic power, they’re increasingly tackling the fundamentals of personal finance. Here are five things savvy female...

Changing jobs? Don’t forget about your 401(k) plan

KEY POINTS You may have options for how to handle the retirement savings you accumulated at your former employer, depending on your situation. Sometimes, the decision is made for you if you don’t take action. Here are some tips for evaluating how to handle the 401(k)...

Are you saving enough for retirement?

Odds are, probably not KEY POINTS The latest Federal Reserve Survey of Consumer Finances found the median amount of savings in Americans’ retirement accounts was $65,000. About half of all Americans are at risk of not being able to maintain pre-retirement standards of...

The pandemic has widened the gap…

 between women and men’s retirement savings. What to know about catching up Chris Whitehead | Image Source | Getty Images The two years since the coronavirus pandemic led to sweeping lockdowns across the U.S. have hit women in the workforce especially hard. Now, the...

Ultimate. Planning Guide for 2022

  Josephine Flood | CNBC On the surface, retirement planning hasn’t changed all that much over the years. You work, you save and then you retire. But while the mechanics may be the same, today’s savers are facing some challenges that previous generations didn’t...

Budgeting for a baby:

Here’s what financial advisors recommend for new parents KEY POINTS Money may not be what young parents think about first when they’re expecting a child, but it should be a priority. In 2015, the U.S. Department of Agriculture estimated the cost of raising a child to...

Companies are betting these employee benefits ….

will help them in the ‘Great Reshuffle’ Paul Bradbury | OJO Images | Getty Images Millions of Americans are quitting their jobs and rethinking what they want when it comes to work and work-life balance. Companies are responding, meeting their employees’ needs in areas...

How 529 Plans Work

- And Why They’re Useful for College Savings Curious about whether a 529 plan makes sense for your family? Find out how they work and how to open one. FinanceBuzz is reader-supported. We may receive compensation from the products and services mentioned in this story,...

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