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Getting Started With Investing
For help determining how much you may need for your retirement, figuring out your optimal asset allocation, adopting the best process for choosing investments, and choosing among your IRA and 401(K) options, read The Essentials of Investing. For college funding, read How to Help Your Kids Pay for College.

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Profitable Ideas: An April Financial To-Do List, the Money/Happiness Connection, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Your April financial to-do list (Consumer Reports). Getting on top of your finances one month at a time. Easy ways to help protect yourself against credit card fraud (Mashable). How a little bit of effort can save you […]

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Profitable Ideas: Seven Habits for Wise Money Management, The Financial Board Game for a New Generation, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Seven skills that will help anyone achieve their financial goals (The Simple Dollar). Daily habits that can make all the difference. Watch out for phishing scams in the final weeks of the tax season (Washington Post). In your […]

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When Using a Target-Date Mutual Fund, Buyer Beware

Investing is arguably the most complicated and intimidating aspect of managing money. That’s one reason why target-date mutual funds have become so popular. Such funds, offered by many mutual fund companies, handle some of the most important investment tasks for you. They are now the default choice in many workplace retirement plans. But is using […]

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Profitable Ideas: 50 Ways to Save, The Essential Key to Improving Financial Literacy, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. 50 ways to save $500 this month (Huffington Post). Looking to gain some financial margin? You’re bound to find a money-saving idea or two that’ll work for you on this list. Financial literacy: Just-in-time is the ticket (Morningstar). […]

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Profitable Ideas: Taking Market Turbulence in Stride, The Power of Social Indifference, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. This is how to stay in the market when stocks spin out (MarketWatch). Successful investing has much to do with how you respond to falling markets. How to take market turbulence in stride (Sound Mind Investing). How to […]

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Profitable Ideas: The Money/Love Connection, What the Markets Owe You, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Money & marriage: 7 lessons I have learned so far (Seed Time). Managing money well is an important way to love your spouse well. The financial missteps that could doom your love life (CBS Money Watch). For those […]

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Profitable Ideas: When it Pays to Spend More, Best Career Advice Ever, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. Spend the money for the good boots, and wear them forever (Sketch Guy – a NY Times blog). Sometimes, the more expensive option is the better buy. How fraudsters are getting around chip and pin cards (CNBC). Identity […]

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Profitable Ideas: A Simple Money Move to Make Now, When NOT to Save for Retirement, and More

A weekly roundup of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles I’ve read recently. One simple financial move you can make in a month (Forbes). A little bit of this can make a big difference. When not to save for retirement (Reuters). I agree – there are two steps you should take […]

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Profitable Ideas: Keep Calm, Money-Saving Mental Tricks, and More

My hand-picked list of some of the more interesting and helpful personal finance articles from the past week. Keep calm and step forward (ETF.com). No one likes it when the market falls, but making panicky, emotional investment decisions usually causes more harm than good. 8 most dangerous places to use your debit card (CBS Money […]

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