Jill Schlesinger, personal finance columnist of Retire Smart from Tribune Media Services

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Jill on Money

Jill Schlesinger, Certified Financial Planner® and CBS News Senior Business Analyst, draws on her career as an investment advisor to prepare readers for creating future optoins for themselves and their families--and for having fun along the way. Schlesinger also welcomes questions from readers.

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Back to school for your money: life insurance

It's the second week of the Jill on Money "Back to School for your Money" mini-course and since it is also National Life Insurance Awareness Month, let's tackle the complicated topic of life insurance.

Back to school for your money: bonds

Now that the kids are back to school, it's time to hit the books for you and your money. Companies have two basic ways to finance their operations: through stock and through bonds.

Will Sizzling Summer lead to a September Swoon for stocks?

So much for the summer doldrums! After last year's sparkling 30 percent returns, few prognosticators predicted a subsequent buoyant year.

Labor Day

Labor Day marks the unofficial end of the summer and the beginning of the school year.

Social Security Q&A

Last week, I provided an update to the finances of the Social Security system. Many of you note that workers at Social Security offices are often not very helpful.

Social Security: broken, but not broke

Just in time for the 79th anniversary of Social Security, the trustees of the plan released "The 2014 Annual Report of the Board of Trustees of the Federal Old-Age and Survivors Insurance and Federal Disability Insurance Trust Funds," with the cur...

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