How to recession-proof your retirement plans, according to retirees who made it through the Great Recession

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Business Insider

The Great Recession hit many Americans hard between 2007 and 2009 — including their retirement accounts. But, it’s worth remembering that many made it through just fine. While it can certainly be stressful, these retirees from Business Insider’s Real Retirement series say it’s possible to make it through the storm by focusing on your asset


Here’s everything you’ll want to read if you can’t make up your mind about life insurance

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Business Insider
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Life insurance seems like a big deal. But setting it up is surprisingly easy, and paying for it can be surprisingly affordable. If you think you might need life insurance, but you’re intimidated by the seriousness of it all or don’t know where to start, we’ve gathered some of Business Insider’s most helpful articles in


4 reasons teens should learn about money

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It seems obvious that teens should learn about money. However, financial education for teens is sorely lacking. Many high schools offer little or no assistance in helping teens learn about money. While some parents make this a priority, others don’t focus on it at all. It might help both parents and educators to understand exactly