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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.

Injuries happen. Disability income insurance can help lighten the financial burden. 

Opening new credit cards can sometimes help, not hurt, your credit score. 

Depending on what they're playing, they might actually be learning to be smarter about money.

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

Diversifying your investments may be a wise strategy over time.

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

Americans, especially kids, need help learning the basics of money management.

Probate can be costly and time consuming. It also creates privacy concerns.

Set a plan for your savings goals as part of a long-term financial strategy.

Don't ask how much you will make, but how much you could make.