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Michael Townsend looks at two major U.S. trade decisions regarding China and the deal to replace NAFTA, and explains how they could potentially affect the markets.
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Women face unique financial challenges regarding retirement. Know your Social Security options before you file.
Chuck began his second act career from the desk of his first act career.
The more stocks you own, the more diversified you are, right? Not necessarily. There could be other factors—including your own built-in biases—holding you back from creating a truly diversified portfolio.
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With relatively high yields, preferred securities may be attractive to income-seeking investors. However, they have unique risks and characteristics that investors should understand before adding them to the income-generating part of a portfolio.
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Trying to teach your kids about money? Here are five common life lessons you can use to get their attention.
Kathy Jones explains why, when it comes to diversification from stocks, not all bonds are created equal.
What is the yield curve, and why does it matter to investors?
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Reversals in the long-term relative performance of growth and value stocks, large and small cap stocks, and U.S. and international stocks have been marked by yield curve inversions.
Round-number goals are arbitrary but effective.

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