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Money Roundup: The Market Has a Dual Personality, The One Constant in the Market, and More

Our latest picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
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2019 Retirement Plan Contribution Limits, Tax Brackets, and More

Every year brings a number of changes in various financial rules and regs that impact our personal financial planning. What follows is our annual guide to some of the more significant changes that have been announced for
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Now Available: Personal Portfolio Tracker and Fund Performance Rankings With Data Through 11-30-18

We've just updated SMI's Personal Portfolio Tracker and our monthly Fund Performance Rankings report to reflect mutual-fund performance data through Nov. 30, 2018. The online Tracker makes it possible to personalize SMI's
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Roundup: Getting Around the Deduction Limit for Giving, When Gains Are Hard to Come By, and More

Here's our latest collection of interesting reads on investing, personal finances, and stewardship. Grab a cup of hot chocolate and enjoy!
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Yield Curve Mania Hits Stocks

The stock market suffered another day of steep losses yesterday, with the S&P 500 falling -3.2%. Small stocks were hit even harder, with the Russell 2000 down -4.4%. It was the fifth day so far in 2018 that the S&P 500 has
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What Money-Management System Do You Use?

My wife and I are considering moving to a different system for managing our family finances (i.e., budgeting) in 2019. Perhaps you're thinking along the same lines — a new year, a new approach. Years ago, we started out
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DAA – December 2018 Update

There are no changes to the DAA lineup for December. Read on for the full details. DAA is a core portfolio strategy that is designed to help SMI readers share in some of a bull market’s gains, while minimizing (or even
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Sector Rotation – December 2018 Update

There is no change being made to the official SR recommendation for December. Read on for the details. Sector Rotation is a high-risk/high-volatility strategy. While its peaks and valleys have been more extreme than SMI's
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Money Roundup: An Unlikely Market Champion, Year-End Money Moves, and More

Our latest picks for the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web.
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Stock Upgrading – New Fund Recommendations for December 2018

Our most aggressive core strategy, Stock Upgrading is a “momentum” strategy premised on the idea that recent past performance tends to persist. The strategy has you diversify your portfolio across five stock fund “risk
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