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What should you do with your savings? First, invest in your long-term financial health.

A financial planner shares her best advice to save more money — and what to do with that cash once you’ve saved it

Wondering what to do with your savings? A financial planner say the first priority is high-interest debt, and then an emergency fund.

How to calm your anxiety and start investing, according to a financial planner

A financial planner says the first step for beginners to start investing is simple: education. Learning what to expect will help calm any anxiety.
The best place to save a down payment is somewhere you can access it when you need it.

The best place to save money for a down payment on a house, according to a financial planner

The best place to save a down payment for a home isn't always where it grows the fastest — it's where the money will be available when you need it.
Sometimes, you have to pay off debt before saving for retirement.

A financial planner says for people with credit-card debt, the first step toward saving for retirement is clear

Save for retirement or pay off credit-card debt? If you have high-interest debt, a financial planner says, pay that first, then save for retirement.
As Warren Buffett put it, "There is nothing wrong with getting rich slowly."

A financial planner says a critical habit for building wealth seems obvious, but most people don’t do it

If you want to build wealth long-term, there's no replacement for patience. It's all about the long game in saving and investing.
If you want to build wealth, be consistent.

We asked financial planners their favorite way to build wealth, and they all said the same thing

Financial planners say automating your savings is the best way to build long-term wealth. Here's how to do it.
Financial planner Jill Schlesinger suggests paying off high-interest loans first. She is not pictured.

A financial planner has advice for a 30-something with over $100,000 in student loans who wants to buy a house near San Francisco: Don’t

Jill Schlesinger, a financial planner, suggests prioritizing debt and building an emergency fund before buying a house.

I’m a financial planner, and I’ve realized absolutely everyone makes money mistakes. Here are the first 4 things to do when you mess up.

Everyone makes money mistakes. What matters is how you handle it. CFP Eric Roberge shares his best advice on what to do if you make a money mistake.
Don't change your investment strategy. Your long-term savings will regain their value over time.

6 things you should do to prepare for the next recession

The next recession is coming eventually, but you can get through it just fine if you don't panic and have a plan prepared.
Making a plan can help you manage and pay off your debt.

A financial planner shares an 8-step plan to paying off your credit-card debt

Credit-card debt can often become overwhelming. According to a new report by ValuePenguin, the average American household has $5,700 in credit-card debt. Here, a certified financial planner (CFP) suggests an 8-step plan to paying off your credit card debt.