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The Differences Between an HSA and an FSA
What’s The Difference Between an FSA and an HSA?
Do you have access to a tax-advantaged savings account through work? Learn more about FSAs and HSAs.
You Should Talk About Money — Here’s How
You Should Talk About Money — Here’s How
Having conversations about personal finances is the first step to achieving financial wellness. Here are some tips on how you can get started.
Four steps to help you make financial wellness a reality
Four Steps To Make Financial Wellness A Reality
Assessing your financial situation and figuring out how to take control of your money may seem overwhelming, but it doesn’t need to be. Here are 4 simple steps to help you get started.
Jessica Moser on Small Business
The Balancing Act of Small Business Success
As a small business owner, are you prepared for the unexpected? Jessica Moser shares insights on how to keep your business strong.
Financial Tips for Women
5 Financial Tips for Female Breadwinners
If you’re the breadwinner in your family, you know how challenging this role can be. Follow these financial tips.
Evelyn Stark on Behavioral Economics
How Can We Make Healthier Financial Decisions? MetLife Foundation’s Evelyn Stark Talks Behavioral Economics in NextBillion’s Latest Podcast
Listen To NextBillion’s Podcast Here.
Protect Your Family's Finances
How to Keep Your Family’s Finances Recession-Proof
In an ever-changing world, economic uncertainty can cause stress. Follow these tips to keep your family’s finances secure.
Teaching Kids About Money
How to Teach Your Kids about Saving Money
Talking to your kids about financial planning is important. Share these tips about saving money.
Financial Tips for Aging Parents
Planning and Budgeting for Your Elderly Parents
Coping with parents’ needs as they age can be stressful, both financially and emotionally. These tips can help you plan for their future.
Funding a Year Off
6 Tips for Funding a Year off Work
Leaving a full time job can be a big financial risk. Follow these tips to help fund a year off work.
Tips for Saving Money
Simple Tips to Start Saving Money Now
The first step toward a more secure financial future is believing that it’s possible. These tips can help you save money.
Summer Budgeting for Freelancers
Freelancers: What to Do When Work Slows Down Over the Summer
Want to make the most of your summer downtime? Here are three tips freelancers can embrace to get ahead.
Lump Sum Risks in Retirement
The Risks of Taking a Lump Sum Payment in Retirement
Research shows 1 in 5 people who receive a lump sum retirement payout spend it in just 5½ years, on average. Learn how to make your savings last.
Estate Planning Tips
10 Common Mistakes People Make With Their Estates and How to Avoid Them
Estate planning is much more than writing a will. Avoid these ten common estate planning mistakes.
Financial Basics
Simple Answers to Questions You’ve Always Had about Money
Feel like you don’t know much about money? You’re not alone. We answer four common money questions here.
Merging Finances After Marriage
Tying the Knot after Thirty? How to Merge Your Finances
How is marriage different for those who marry later in life? Follow these tips to merge your finances and start making decisions together.
Building a Financial Future After Getting Married
Tying the Knot in Your Twenties — Building a Financial Future Together
How is marriage different for couples who say “I do” before they reach their 30th birthday? Those who marry earlier in life have the opportunity to plan for the future together. Discuss these important questions before you get married.
Budgeting for a Home Mortgage with Student Loan Debt
Budgeting for a Home Mortgage? Don’t Forget Your Deferred Student Loan
If you’re thinking about home ownership, you’re probably calculating how a mortgage payment will fit into your monthly budget. Find out how your student loans may affect your mortgage application.
Planning for a Longer Life
Do You Have 100 Years to Live? How to Plan for a Centenarian Lifestyle
From retirement plans to managing your health, here are some things to keep in mind to ensure that as we live longer, our later years are healthy, happy and productive. Find out ways to plan for a longer life.
The Importance of Disability Insurance
The Smartest Insurance You May Not Have
Disability insurance can help replace your income if you’re unable to work due to a non-work related injury or illness – but for various reasons, it’s often overlooked. Find out more about disability insurance.
Creating a Benefits Package When You're Self-Employed
How to Create a Self-Employed Benefits Package
If you’re a small business owner, or you’re self-employed, you may not have access to the same benefits that you would have with more traditional full time employment. As a result, it’s up to you to create your own. Here’s what you’ll need in your benefits package.
Saving for Retirement as a Startup Employee
How to Save For Retirement as a Startup Employee
Working for a startup company or small business often means taking responsibility for your own finances, including retirement planning. Find out a few of the best ways to save for retirement.