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"Our goal is to bring financial education to everyone because to me, knowing how to manage money wisely is a way for people to make their dreams come true."—Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, President, Charles Schwab Foundation

Essentials : Mastering the essentials will put you in charge.

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  • Planning and budgeting
  • Credit and debt
  • Saving and investing
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My Life : Live life to the fullest with smart money choices.

Learn how to prepare financially for nine major life events, including:

  • Starting out
  • Changing jobs
  • Getting married
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Latest from Carrie : Modern love and money: Who picks up the check?

Every week Carrie answers today's perplexing money questions in her nationally syndicated Ask Carrie column. Carrie Schwab-Pomerantz, CFP®, is a leading advocate for financial literacy and one of America's most trusted sources for financial advice.

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Tools & Resources : Reality-check your dream.

Here's where you can crunch the numbers, test your knowledge, and practice your money skills.

Teaching Kids : The key is to make it fun.

It can be as simple as turning day-to-day activities into learning experiences. See how you can make it real and fun.

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