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Money Roundup: Time in the Market, Ignoring the Headlines, and More

It's Friday! And time for our heading-into-the-weekend roundup of worthwhile reads on investing and personal finance. You just doubled your money if you invested at the 2007 market peak (Bloomberg). More evidence that it
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Protecting Your Information After the Equifax Hack

“On a scale of 1 to 10, this is a 10.” So said fraud analyst Avivah Litan about the recent cyber-theft at credit-reporting firm Equifax that potentially compromised the financial and identity information of more than 140
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How to Manage Your Medical Records (and Why it’s So Important)

It doesn’t take very many years of life to amass a medical history. There are immunizations, allergies, medications, and dates of medical procedures. Think of this information as your medical profile. Having ready access
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Money Roundup: Plenty of Noise, Confusing Names, and More

Here's our end-of-the-week roundup of new and interesting articles on investing and personal finance: Myths, markets and easy money (Charlie Bilello, Pension Partners). Market news and opinion will test your willpower.
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The Other Side of 'Longevity Risk'

When financial planners talk about "longevity risk," it isn’t that they don't wish you a long life. They're simply concerned that you may live a long life without the ability to pay for that long life. But there’s a
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Money Roundup: Market Tops, Truth Bombs, and More

Here's our weekly linkfest of interesting articles on investing and personal finance.  The myth of stock-market tops (Wall Street Journal). Mark Hulbert reminds us that market sectors/indexes rarely crest in unison. Some
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Facing Your Fears: Modeling the Impact of a Significant Bear Market on Your Financial Plan

Investors have enjoyed a powerful bull market over the past 8½ years. But they also carry the emotional scars of the steep declines of 2000 and 2008. With stock valuations currently stretched to
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Catching FIRE — What to Make of the Early-Retirement Movement

An increasing number of millennials are focusing on FIRE — becoming Financially Independent and Retiring Early. No one knows the size of the growing FIRE movement, but the number of blogs and podcasts related to FIRE is
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Moving Your Career Forward Through Mentoring

The biblical admonition to do your work “with all your heart, as working for the Lord” (Colossians 3:23) stands in stark contrast to many people’s daily experience. According to the latest in a long-running series of
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Money Roundup: An Old, Slow Bull – or One Still Ready to Run? Plus Stuff, Stocks, Risk, and More.

Our latest listing of worthwhile reads on investing and personal finance: Stocks are crawling, not jumping, to new records (The Wall Street Journal). A sign that the bull is getting old and lethargic? (Article is behind
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