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On this week’s episode of Bond Market Today, Kathy Jones explains how the Fed maintains its independence from political pressure.
Millennials value freedom and flexibility. Fortunately, today's retirement saving vehicles can offer them both.
Here are five ways having a financial plan can help you.
Valuations suggest international stocks may produce above average, double-digit annualized total returns over the next 10 years, in contrast to below average, mid-single digit returns for U.S. stocks.
When it comes to bond investing, it’s important to know what you own. That’s especially true with bond funds. On this episode of Bond Market Today, Collin Martin breaks down things to consider when investing in bond funds.
For a young person, opting for an HSA has benefits that go beyond health insurance.
International bonds have a role to play in a diversified portfolio.
How to manage a large portfolio withdrawal without throwing the rest of your finances out of whack.
If you just woke from an 18-month slumber and looked at the market you might be fooled into thinking it’s gone nowhere; but what a ride it’s been.
Liz Ann Sonders takes a closer look at recent jobs data, and explains how its different metrics act as economic indicators.

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