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How to save money if you’re planning to have kids in the next 5 years

Starting a family is expensive: healthcare costs associated with childbirth, saving for future college expenses, adding another person to your health insurance, and even potentially upsizing your home. The sooner you start financially planning to have a family, the easier the expenses will be to manage. If you’re thinking of […]
How to save money if you’re planning to have kids in the next 5 years
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How to invest if you want to buy a house in 10 years or less

Investing your down-payment savings is only a smart move if you’re not planning to buy a house in the next two years. If you’re planning to buy in the next two to five years, you might want to consider CDs, or certificates of deposits, as a low-risk investment that could […]
How to invest if you want to buy a house in 10 years or less
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3 smart things to do with your money when you start making 6 figures

Making six figures might mean a higher income, but it should also mean more saving and investing. For anyone making six figures, a financial planner recommends doing three things: increasing 401(k) contributions, starting a health savings account, and contributing to a Roth IRA, if eligible. Not only can making these […]
3 smart things to do with your money when you start making 6 figures