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5 reasons not planning could help you in the long run

There are times when your finances might be better for not having made a plan.

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5 reasons not planning could help you in the long run

There are times when your finances might be better for not having made a plan — or at least for not being completely ruled by your plans. Read more »

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Why homeownership is not for everyone

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How to keep information overload from ruining your retirement plans

There is no shortage of retirement advice and products today. But according to some finance professionals, all that incoming information isn't necessarily a good thing. Read more »

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Fidelity creates virtual reality game for financial planning

Financial planning often involves lots of spreadsheets, pie charts and eyes glazing over. Read more »

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Balancing act: Office etiquette tips can help you get through the holidays

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How faith and family helped one celebrity couple through bankruptcy

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How to plan for retirement with pensions, social security and other income sources

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4 reasons your retirement savings may fail

Some people fail at retirement savings because they don't create a plan. Others, however, fail because their plan simply isn't up to par. Read more »

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4 ways financial fear can be your ally

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7 types of homes that are hard to insure

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Nov. 13, 2014

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How one 27-year-old saved his way to $1 million

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How to make the right purchase for home, the road and beyond

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Nov. 13, 2014

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Global banks fined billions for rigging market

Traders with nicknames like the "Three Musketeers" and the "A-Team" plotted over Internet chat rooms to manipulate currency markets for years, profiting at the expense of clients — and then... Read more »

Nov. 12, 2014

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Balancing act: It's time for men to speak up about work-life balance

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Nov. 11, 2014

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Taking small steps to get your financial life on track

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How to prepare your credit card for the holiday shopping season

For many of us, the run up to the holiday season is our highest-spending period of the year, and our credit cards take on a new importance. Here are some hints for trouble-free shopping. Read more »

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