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Millennials value freedom and flexibility. Fortunately, today's retirement saving vehicles can offer them both.
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Congress is getting back to work after a six-week recess. Here’s a look at Washington issues that could affect investors.
Investors may worry about the potential impact of a federal government shutdown on stocks. However, the impact historically has been mixed.
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Stop orders may help you obtain a predetermined entry or exit price, limit a loss or lock in a profit.
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Preferred securities’ yields have fallen sharply this year, pulling up prices to their highest levels since late 2017. With prices so high, total returns going forward are likely to be relatively low.
Do you have unclaimed money in a 401k from a previous job? You can recover it. Learn how to track down an old or lost 401(k).
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Back to school is a great time to focus on financial education. See what teachers are doing—and how you can help.
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Generating an acceptable level of income solely from dividends and interest isn’t realistic for many investors. Consider using your whole portfolio to generate returns from a range of sources, including interest, dividends and growth.

Whether you’re a recent college grad, starting your first job, or just trying to get a handle on your finances, these basic money skills make for a solid foundation.

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If Japan represents what the debt and demographic future looks like for many countries, then the future for investors in a world of negative bond yields may lead to more stock market exposure.

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