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.

Jill on Money Samples

Benefits bonanza

It's that time of year when employers distribute scads of documents, loaded with tiny print, from which employees must make benefit elections.

The retirement squeeze

Americans are worried about retirement...very worried.

Procrastination nation

Last month, I had the privilege of interviewing productivity guru David Allen, who wrote a seminal work on the topic called "Getting Things Done: The Art of Stress-Free Productivity".

Back to school for your money: risk

Benjamin Franklin said, "An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." Merriam Webster defines risk as "the possibility that something bad or unpleasant will happen".

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.

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