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Personal Finance

See our top personal finance resources all in one place. Learn about making & saving money, managing debt, and more.

General personal finance

Before you get into specific financial topics, understanding the fundamentals is crucial.


Banking accounts allow you to store your money and transfer funds to other accounts or individuals as you need.


Investing means committing your money with the expectation you’ll earn a benefit, such as a profit. You have many investment options.


Debt is money you owe to another party. It isn’t always negative, but debt can become an issue without a repayment strategy in place.

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Here's what you need to know about gold IRA rules and regulations to invest in precious metals for retirement and utilize tax benefits.

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Gold IRAs can diversify your retirement portfolio and provide inflation protection. Just make sure you follow IRS guidelines when opening a gold IRA.

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A tax attorney can be an asset whether you're trying to negotiate with the IRS or find tax-advantaged ways to save money.