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Calculate How Much More You'll Save With a CD Ladder vs. a Single CD

Interest rates on savings accounts aren’t very high, but a certificate of deposit (CD) lets you earn at least a little interest on your hard-earned savings. And a CD ladder might earn you even more over time. This calculator will tell you how much you’ll save with both options: a single CD and a CD ladder. » 8/28/15 9:30am Friday 9:30am

Would Your Husband Be Able to Handle the Household If You Died?

In a recent chat with some lady friends, I was surprised to learn that the married 20 and 30-somethings all felt that if they died first, their husbands would be left completely incapable of handling bills, kids, even changing the sheets. The seemingly retro commercial trope of that oafish, inept husband seemed,… » 8/27/15 1:30pm Thursday 1:30pm

This Family Budgeting Calculator Estimates Living Costs Around the U.S.

It’s already difficult to figure out how to budget for a family, but when you add in the fact that things don’t cost the same everywhere, it gets even more complicated. This calculator helps you estimate the budget you need depending on location and family size.http://lifehacker.com/5918288/how-to... » 8/26/15 3:00pm Wednesday 3:00pm

If You’re Scared of Stock Market Dips, Try Dollar Cost Averaging

Stock market drops like the one we saw this week are natural, and most of us know you shouldn’t panic and sell. Still, it can be scary to buy $3,000 worth of a fund only to see it completely tank the next week. The market always steadily returns, but if you’re really worried about these fluctuations, you might try… » 8/26/15 7:30am Wednesday 7:30am

What Are Your Financial Milestones?

Whether you’re just trying to avoid common money mistakes or have a unique milestone, you likely have at least one big financial goal you’re focused on. We’ve talked before about financial milestones you should have done by the time you’re 30, but what about you? Do you have any money goals to reach by the time you’re… » 8/26/15 7:00am Wednesday 7:00am

Looking For Best Retirement Calculator? Here Are The 7 Features

It ought to permit you to indicate your assessed post retirement pay. Numerous retirement calculators utilize an altered rate of pre-retirement wage as the fundamental post retirement pay. These rates are more often than not in the 75% - 90% territory, which for some individuals is too high. The best calculators take… » 8/24/15 2:47am 8/24/15 2:47am