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When should parents teach kids about saving money?
It's the time of year to teach children about savings. The earlier parents start talking to their kids about money and saving, the better off they will be in managing their financial lives in the future. Jill Schlesinger reports. source...

‘What is a 529 plan?’ Animation
A 529 plan is an investment account designed to help families save for college. 529 plans offer many unique benefits. Just like a Roth IRA, the earnings on funds in 529 account will grow tax free throughout the life of the account. Some states even offer a tax deduction for...

How to save and prepare for retirement
Are you saving enough for retirement? According to Voya financial, nearly 50 percent of American workers have saved less than $49,000. CBS News business analyst Jill Schlesinger joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss retirement and saving tips. source...

Work a Job You Hate to Retire Early?
Tonight let's talk about whether or not we would work jobs that we didn't like just to achieve our goal of early retirement. What would influence our decision? Pay? Timeframe? In other words, is it OK to wait until retirement to be happy? LIVE! March 24th, 2015 at 8:30PM EST...

How can i retire at the age of 50 – do as i did
How can i retire at the age of 50 - do as i did That seems unreal for many people and that's quite natural. Most people goes to school for many years, and some study even longer. Even with a good job ore a great education you have to work for years and years, just to pay for...

Compound Interest and Retirement Savings
Joe and Big Al show you how much money you can accumulate because of compound interest. The longer money compounds, the faster it grows. Learn the importance of saving early in life and understand that it is never too late to start. 0:12 “If you’re younger, start saving now....

How to save $1 million with a few small steps
USA TODAY’s retirement columnist Rodney Brooks talks to Jeanne Thompson, a vice president at Fidelity Investments about what it takes to save a million dollars for retirement. source...

How to Start Saving For College
There are many ways families can save for college - and the sooner they start, the better. MEFA's Director of Public Affairs Martha Savery explains a number of ways parents and students can start saving early and take advantage of a variety of planning, saving, and funding m...