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Retirement savers are wise to max out their 401(k) or IRA, but must be aware of the annual pre-tax limit.

Annuities come in many forms with many different provisions. Here are some useful terms.

Knowing the differences between a mutual and stock insurer is key before purchasing your life insurance policy. 

Investors should know what they are, how they work, and why they’re there.

How  to help your college freshman avoid money mistakes.

Life insurance is key to financial fitness; just ask Danica Patrick.

Grandparents have the life experience to pass along the gift of financial literacy.

Some types of life insurance have an attractive feature beyond the death benefit.

Teach your teenager how to achieve a high credit score and sound credit history.

The questions are for school kids, but only one out of five millennials could get them all right.

State regulators provide strict oversight of life insurance companies, but consumers can protect themselves too.

Different lessons in financial fitness can and should be shared at different times.

They can supplement retirement income by using home equity. But is a reverse mortgage right for you?

There are specific risks at certain points in life. Here is a strategy to tackle them.

First step? Budget. But many other considerations follow...

It's the most basic step in estate planning, regardless of your wealth.

It’s startling how little people really know about what could be their biggest asset in retirement.  

Here's a selection of jargon to test your financial literacy limits.