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Closing financial accounts you no longer need can be a good idea—but take special care with credit cards.
The national debt and deficits remain at worrisome levels, spawning questions of how economic growth will be affected and whether we will hit another wall.
Learn about using Pivot Points to help identify potential support and resistance levels.
If approved, the bipartisan congressional agreement to set federal spending caps and suspend the debt ceiling for two years will remove significant uncertainty.
Saving for college is a long-term strategy. Learn more about your college savings options, from ESAs to 529 plans.
Retiring overseas may offer lower expenses and idyllic places. Learn 9 financial facts you need to know about taxes, Medicare and more if you are retiring outside the US.
The IRS-mandated maximum 401(k) contributions could leave you short. To find out if you’re on target, do the math!
Longer-term bond yields may rise if the market believes rate cuts will lead to stronger economic growth and inflation down the road.
With a disciplined approach, you can learn to manage volatility for your benefit—while minimizing risks. Here are four steps to consider.
Is borrowing from your 401(k) the best approach when buying your first home?

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