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Money management

Time to see if your saving and spending plans are on track or need a course correction.

Mid-year financial check up

Sudden market drops point up the value of long-term investing horizons and diversification. 

Market volatility advice: Stay calm

Many tend to overlook the interdependence it takes to achieve individual savings goals.

Financial independence

Stretching your retirement withdrawal rate to help ensure that your money lasts as long as you do.  

The ideal retirement portfolio withdrawal rate

Everything changes when your financial plan includes other people. Here are tips for creating a family budget.

Family financial plan

It is particularly important to be financially proactive when one partner is a decade older or more.

May-December marriages

These money-saving tips from wedding industry experts can help you stick to your big-day budget.

Saving on a wedding

Saving for retirement is easier the earlier you start. Here’s how to take that all-important step.

Starting a retirement plan

Families that merge must take steps to align their values and vision surrounding their assets and debt.  

Budgeting for blended families

There is a basic miscalculation with not starting early when it comes to planning for your financial future. 

Why saving for retirement early is important

Health savings accounts let you put away pretax dollars for medical expenses.

HSA basics

Supporting a child on a single income takes resolve, creativity, and mutual support.

Single parent money challenges

Certain behaviors and inaction can be counterproductive to financial wellness and lead to budget instability.

5 personal finance blunders

When you start earning your first paycheck, work toward setting yourself up for lifelong financial security.

First job financial checklist

Through penalties, underfunding, or dividend goofs, you may be giving the IRS more than you owe. 

Overpaying taxes

Multiple policies can handle some of life's complexities.

MassMutual can help

The age you are when you have your first child may affect your finances in different ways. 

Younger moms vs. older moms: The financial implications

Learn about the resources available to you when a huge expense hits.

Financial disaster steps to take