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Government to overhaul Medicare payments to doctors and hospitals

Medicare will change the way it pays hospitals and doctors to reward quality over volume

How to pay off your mortgage in 10 years

Paying off a mortgage in 10 years sounds crazy, right? Maybe not. Read more »

Dec. 1, 2014

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6 steps to better budgeting

Is your idea of a budget simply spending till your checking account is nearly empty? Or worse, till your credit limit is exhausted? If you would like a budget that is based more on planning than on... Read more »

Nov. 29, 2014

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Which home improvements give the best ROI?

Some home improvements like a kitchen remodel make a real difference in the comfort and enjoyment you derive from your home; others fetch a good monetary return on investment when you put your home... Read more »

Nov. 28, 2014

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What women can do to prepare for retirement

Women need to take their retirement planning seriously. So what can women do to better prepare for a long retirement? Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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Americans mark Thanksgiving with parades, turkey

Turkey, stuffing and a helium-filled Thomas the Tank Engine are on the menu as friends and families gather across the United States to celebrate Thanksgiving. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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5 ways to talk about money with your family this Thanksgiving

There are some money-related topics families can broach at Thanksgiving that have the potential to bring them closer together, not split them across the city trying to score the best deals. Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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Can a cash grocery budget save you money?

I experimented with paying cash only for my October groceries. I had only one goal in mind: Spend less on groceries so I could save more money each month. Well, my little experiment opened a whole... Read more »

Nov. 27, 2014

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4 reasons why you shouldn't shop on Black Friday

Shopping on Black Friday seems like good financial sense — there are some amazing deals. But here are four reasons why you might want to skip the shopping malls and hang with your family on... Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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5 things homebuyers should be thankful for this Thanksgiving

Homebuyers have a lot to be thankful for this holiday season; including mortgage rates, the federal reserve, jobs, home prices and homeowner equity. Read more »

Nov. 26, 2014

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Our complete guide to Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Small Business Saturday

Whether you're planning on camping out on Black Friday, getting a pedicure at a local salon for Small Business Saturday or shopping in your jammies for Cyber Monday, we've got you covered. Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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Balancing act: Thanksgiving policies show companies' commitment to work-life balance

A new survey shows that 97 percent of employers will designate Thanksgiving as a paid day off. However, 33 percent of all responding organizations will require at least some employees to work on... Read more »

Nov. 25, 2014

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US stocks inch further into record territory

The U.S. stock market held at record levels in early afternoon trading Monday. Renewed confidence that stimulus measures from global central banks will help spur economic growth is supporting... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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12 ways to get the lowest mortgage refinance rates

If you’re considering refinancing your mortgage, you’re likely to be looking for the lowest possible mortgage refinance rate. Here are 12 ways to ensure you lock in the lowest refinance... Read more »

Nov. 24, 2014

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How are holiday shoppers spending their money this season?

WisePiggy polled 2,000 Americans age 25 and above through an OP4G survey in order to learn more about fourth-quarter purchase patterns and consumer responsibility. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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How actress Blake Lively's family saves money on Christmas presents

Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants actress Blake Lively shared with Martha Stewart how her family values inform her financial decisions. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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5 easy ways to make your money work for you

Making your money work for you doesn't have to be complicated or confusing. Once you understand your investment options, the rest is easy. Here's how to get started. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Gift Guide: 3 ways to watch streaming video on TV

Even casual viewers of online video will appreciate the ability to watch it on a big-screen TV. Read more »

Nov. 21, 2014

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Why you need to stop buying your kids so many Christmas presents

Parents don't have to let three months of marketing bombs force them into guilt and buying their kids mountains of presents. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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How to find out if a health insurance marketplace is right for you

If you don't buy health insurance through work, this is an important time of year for you. "Health insurance marketplaces" are poised for open enrollment for individual and family health plans... Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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Why homeownership is not for everyone

Some people are not cut out to be homeowners. I call them NOHOs. What distinguishes them is not their income, their mobility, or where they live — rather, it is how they live. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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How to turn financial pessimism into something productive

Even though our emotions are delicate and vulnerable, we can hack them and make them more practical and productive for our lives. Here's how I use negative financial feelings to my advantage. Read more »

Nov. 20, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 19, 2014

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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 »

Nov. 19, 2014

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

I have often found that good manners and a little common courtesy go a long way toward resolving difficult situations, whether at work or at home. Here are some office etiquette tips to help get... Read more »

Nov. 18, 2014

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