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Money Roundup: HSAs on the March, Knowledge is Not Necessarily Power, and More

Here's our weekly list of worthwhile reads related to investing and personal finance: Senate's Obamacare replacement bill to boost health savings accounts (CNBC). Good news — if it happens. HSAs are triple
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Money Roundup: Retirement Planning, Interest Rates, and More

Here's our weekly assortment of interesting web reads on investing and personal finance. What I did on my summer vacation: 3 steps to get your retirement plan on track (MarketWatch). Practical ideas for putting your
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Money, Divorce, and Building a Stronger Marriage

We spend a lot of time in this space talking about risk—identifying various threats to our finances and suggesting ways to minimize them. There’s market risk, inflation risk, longevity risk, sequence of returns risk, and
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Money Roundup: Keep it Simple, Theory and Practice, Money and Happiness

Here are this week’s picks of investing and personal finance articles from around the web. Why your investment strategy should fit on an index card (Morningstar). For a better shot at reaching your financial goals, tune
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Ready Cash: As Home Prices Rise, Cash-Out Re-fis Are on the Rise Too

Many American homeowners are re-embracing a once-popular method of generating cash: refinancing their home loans and getting cash out in the process. Five years ago, in the continuing wake of the financial crisis, only 12
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How to Think About Money

Jonathan Clements wrote a personal finance column at The Wall Street Journal for nearly 20 years. He also spent six years as Director of Financial Education for Citigroup’s U.S. wealth-management business. He is the
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Protecting Your Financial Assets by Stepping Up Your Cybersecurity

Maybe you used to keep a spare house key under the welcome mat (or a nearby rock) in case you got locked out. Few of us do that anymore. We’ve grown too concerned about home security. But many of us still leave a spare key
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It May Be Time To Review Your Estate-Planning Documents

As a financial planner, one of my responsibilities is to keep up with legislative changes and their effects on clients. Estate planning is an area where change is so frequent—and so confusing—it’s a challenge to stay
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SMI on the Radio – Investing with the Long-Term in Mind

One key to becoming a successful investor is to "keep your eyes up and [looking] over the horizon" — as SMI Executive Editor Mark Biller explains on today's MoneyWise radio program. Only by maintaining a long-term look
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Money Roundup: The End of the Trump Rally, The Fear of Falling, and More

This week’s SMI picks of some of the best investing and personal finance articles from around the web. The end of the Trump rally has a silver lining (Bloomberg). Do markets really care about headlines and
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