Sort and filter Sort by: Oldest to newestNewest to oldest Filter by: Budgeting Debt Education Estate planning Financial planning Health care Insurance Investing Markets and the economy Nearing retirement Retirement income Retirement planning Social security Taxes Workplace benefits 4 min read Markets and the economy What happens during a credit crunch and what that could mean for you What if you couldn’t easily access credit when you needed or wanted it? 6 min read Markets and the economy July economic outlook: How will Social Security’s future affect the economy? Change is coming for this program, whether we’re prepared or not. How will America’s pocketbooks and savings habits adjust? Markets and the economy Why the stock market goes down and up—and why it matters to you Stock markets go up and down every day, but their growth or retraction may not equal a change in your approach to saving or financial goals. 5 min read Markets and the economy What is a recession? The signs of a recession aren’t always clear, but there are steps you can take, every day, to help secure your financial goals. 6 min read Investing How to invest in a bear market: 5 options to consider In a bear market, many investments drop in price, like they’re “on sale” for new investors. If you’ve been waiting to invest for the long term, now may be the time. Here are some tips to get started. 3 min read Investing What is a stock? The stocks you own through your retirement savings are important to help keep your investments diversified. 6 min read Markets and the economy Near retirement? Here’s how to protect your retirement savings from market volatility. Four investing tips can help you safeguard your savings and create a near retirement investment strategy if the markets get bumpy. 4 min read Markets and the economy What should you do when there’s market volatility? A market dip may cause stress and worry. These investing tips can help you focus less on the news and more on your financial goals. 3 min read Markets and the economy How the housing market affects your personal finances Demand, supply, and interest rates all impact not just your housing budget, but your ability to meet your financial goals. 4 min read Markets and the economy How does the stock market work? What’s behind one of the most-watched economic outlook numbers?