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A penny saved is two pennies earned

Heating and cooling bills wreaking havoc with your monthly budget? An energy audit may help you get your financial life in order. Learn more.

Tips for creating a budget and sticking to it

Creating a budget is the first step to successfully managing your finances. Here are four tips to help you create – and stick to – a budget.

Seeking advice can help ease fears about your financial future

Whether you hope to own a business, a new house or enjoy a comfortable retirement, you’ll need finances along the way. Those who plan along the way are better prepared and have less anxiety about their finances.

2018 cost-of-living (COLA) adjustment

The automatic cost-of-living adjustment – COLA -- for Social Security and Supplemental Security Income recipients allows their benefits to keep pace with inflation.

Financial planning for childless couples

Much of financial planning is focused on children and heirs. But if you have no children, your financial planning needs are quite different. What have you and your partner potentially overlooked? Take the quiz.

10 tips to master personal finance

Personal finance is an important, and sometimes tricky, subject. There’s more to know than the average credit-card-swiping, online-bank-account-monitoring, stock-market-checking individual can keep track of. We’ve put together some of the top tips and best practices to help navigate your personal finances.

Tax cuts and job act: how it affects you

In December 2017 the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act was signed into law. The bill’s primary function is a massive corporate tax cut, but individual taxpayers are also impacted by an across-the-board tax cut.

The end of an era has arrived for undoing Roth conversions

Whether you call it a do-over or a recharacterization, the end of an era has arrived for undoing a Roth conversion.

Four tips for downsizing in retirement

Moving to a smaller home in retirement – or downsizing – could be a savvy financial move if you haven't reached your retirement savings goals. Learn more from Waddell & Reed Insights.

Tax Benefits of Homeownership

Buying a home is a major expense. Fortunately, federal tax benefits are available to make homeownership more affordable. There may be additional tax benefits under your state’s laws.

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