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Here are 4 ways to get your retirement savings plan back on track

Geber86 | E+ | Getty Images 1. Kick up your savings rate It can be tough to know how much…

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Divorced? You can collect Social Security benefits from an ex-spouse. Here’s how

As you approach retirement, you may find that your ideal life no longer includes your current spouse. You’re not alone.…

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Social Security’s cost-of-living adjustments spark debate about the appropriate measurement used

Sinenkiy | iStock | Getty Images Social Security beneficiaries are receiving the highest cost-of-living adjustment in decades, thanks to rising…

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Just 22% of people give themselves high scores when it comes to financial wellness

Damir Khabirov | iStock | Getty Images How high would you score yourself when it comes to feeling comfortable with…

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How those child tax credit checks may affect your tax refund this year

lisegagne | E+ | Getty Images If you received monthly advance child tax credit payments in 2021, there may be…

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Amid rising prices, American families fall deeper in debt

Higher prices are already taking a toll. As consumers pay more for everything from groceries to gasoline, household income is…

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Petition for $2,000 monthly stimulus checks has 3 million signatures. ‘Americans need some certainty,’ says restaurateur who started it

A worker installs U.S. flags as part of a Covid-19 memorial on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Jan.18,…

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Your ex-spouse could inherit your money. How to avoid this and other estate-planning mistakes

Sarah Jessica Parker and Bridget Moynahan are seen on the set of “And Just Like That…” the follow up series…

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Fourth stimulus checks not expected as federal government grapples with omicron surge

New Yorkers queued for Covid-19 testing in Times Square on Dec. 26, 2021, as the omicron variant continued to spread.…

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A 5.9% increase to Social Security benefits takes effect this month. Here’s what to expect

An employee watches as checks are run through a printer at the U.S. Treasury printing facility in Philadelphia. William Thomas…

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