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How to find a fee-only financial planner
Your mom was wise to seek help with her finances; you’d be wise to do the same.2 min read May 29, 2014
How to invest $250K
You’ve had some tough financial breaks in recent years. Now you have $250,000 to invest.2 min read Mar 07, 2014
Ride dividend stocks for a regular return
Dividend stocks may not be for high rollers, but for steady returns, try these sectors.3 min read Mar 04, 2014
The lowdown on buying municipal bonds
If you are ready to invest in a municipal bond, here’s what you need to know first.2 min read Mar 03, 2014
Making IRA contributions after retirement
Want to fund an IRA in retirement? Depends on whether you’re using pre- or after-tax dollars.1 min read Feb 05, 2014
Transferring your assets to a new IRA
Want to move an individual retirement account? Learn about a direct transfer of holdings.2 min read Jan 15, 2014
Rebalancing pros and cons
How to decide whether to rebalance your investment portfolio at year end.2 min read Dec 02, 2013
5 things to know before investing in business startups
Pretending you’re on "Shark Tank" by investing in a new biz is great, but know the risks.5 min read Oct 11, 2013
Roth IRA withdrawal rules to buy first home
People often confuse the withdrawal rules of traditional IRAs with those of Roth IRAs.3 min read Sep 26, 2013
Bitcoin: Virtual money or risky investment?
In daily transactions, bitcoins aren’t yet as useful as real currency. So how can you use them?5 min read Sep 25, 2013
Lost stock shares should be easy to find
If you are looking to connect with some missing shares of stock, here’s where to start.2 min read Jun 28, 2013
Invest in Series I or EE bonds?
Inflation is a factor in whether Series EE or Series I bonds are the better investment.3 min read May 03, 2013
Hold or fold older US savings bonds?
Maturity has its benefits, especially when looking into whether to cash in old savings bonds.2 min read Mar 19, 2013
Claim losses on investment property venture
Attorney fees paid while defending your right to an investment asset can be added to its basis.2 min read Jan 15, 2013
How much do financial advisers charge?
Need investment help? There’s a lot of expert advice out there. Here’s what it’ll cost.2 min read Nov 30, 2012
IRA early withdrawal to replace old car?
You desperately need to buy your next car. Are you desperate enough to accept IRA penalties?2 min read Oct 17, 2012
IRA early withdrawal when you’re unemployed?
Penalty-free early withdrawals from an IRA are possible and might be an answer to money woes.3 min read Sep 26, 2012
Use inheritance to invest, or pay off house?
When someone leaves you lots of money, you can be left with big decisions about your mortgage.3 min read Aug 21, 2012
Expand horizons with international investing
It doesn’t pay to be a xenophobe. Consider foreign stocks and funds for your portfolio.4 min read May 14, 2012
Should you invest in commodities?
Experts are divided about the return potential of commodities, but all agree they are risky.3 min read Feb 23, 2012
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