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Financial advisors can help you make big money decisions.

Here’s exactly how to tell if you need a financial advisor, a robot, or nobody at all

Consider hiring a financial advisor if you need specific advice or you're too overwhelmed to plan for retirement or invest in the stock market.
For anyone looking to pay off student loans faster, there's at least one clear solution.

Here’s exactly how much time and money you can shave off your student loans by paying $100 more each month

You can pay off student loans faster and save money on interest by increasing your monthly payment by as little as $100.
Before you start shopping for a loan, make sure your credit is as strong as possible.

The hardest part of getting a loan happens well before you ever apply for a quote

The first step to get a loan is checking and improving your credit. You'll get multiple lender quotes, and you'll want to be the best possible buyer.
Whole life insurance isn't right for just anyone.

One of the 2 main types of life insurance can cost hundreds more a year, and 2 questions can tell you whether you need it

The biggest differences between term and whole life insurance are monthly cost, length of the policy, and whether there is a cash value component.
Once you know the questions to ask, finding the answer is easier than you think.

I’m a financial planner — here are the 5 most important questions about money you should be asking yourself

As a certified financial planner, I've seen how hard it is find answers to your money questions. But it's not as hard as you think.
Brian Face,CFP, CRPC, weighed in on the best way to start saving for retirement.

A financial planner says the best way to save for retirement depends on your answers to 2 questions

The best way to save for retirement isn't necessarily the same for everyone. We spoke with a CFP to get some advice about the best ways to start.
How much is renters insurance? Probably cheaper than you think. (The author is not pictured.)

I pay less than $15 a month for renters insurance, but the peace of mind is worth so much more

How much renters insurance costs depends on the amount of coverage you want and where you live. Most people pay between $15 and $20 a month.

I bought a $1 million life insurance policy, and if I could do it again I might buy even more

Life insurance costs usually go up as you age, but getting a policy earlier in life can lock in a lower monthly rate for the length of your coverage.

Robo-advisor Wealthfront now offers a new high-yield savings account with a minimum deposit of $1 — here’s how it stacks up

Wealthfront's Cash Account, a new high-yield savings account, is fee-free and requires a minimum opening deposit of $1, making it accessible to all.
You can improve your credit score by focusing on just a few factors.

Your credit score is based on a complicated, murky calculation, but you can fix it by focusing on 2 easily controllable factors

Improve your credit score by focusing on the big things, not the little things. Start with your on-time-payment history and debt balance.