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Nine investing questions you're too embarrassed to ask

You can't build wealth through investing if you never get started. And sometimes, getting started is just a matter of overcoming your fear of asking …

Should you rent or buy? Here’s the definitive answer

For years, getting on the property ladder was seen as a vital part of becoming a successful adult, but lately, that concept has been …

How To Use A Secured Card To Rebuild Your Credit

Who among us hasn’t needed a second chance? Or a first opportunity? For the millions of Americans who were battered by the Great Recession and came out of it with a tattered credit score, plus the legions of young people who haven’t had a chance to earn and spend money wisely, these are not …

Mutual Fund Tax Guide

<i>You need to know 11 things</i><p>This simple guidebook is aimed at investors with mutual funds and ETFs in their taxable accounts. None of it applies to tax-sheltered accounts like IRAs.<p>1. <i>Funds are pass-throughs</i>. If they profit from capital gains, interest or dividends, they are compelled to pass those …

The Day Job Is Having Its Moment

<i>The following is a guest post from Amy Gutman, a lawyer and senior writer at Harvard School of Public Health. The author of two suspense novels, both published by Little, Brown, she writes the blog Plan B Nation: Living Creatively in Challenging Times.</i><p>Back during the long but not-so-long ago …

10 Reasons Why Financial Plans Aren't Just For The 1%

Financial plans are only for people with so much money, they don’t know what to do with it, right?<p>Actually, studies show that a comprehensive financial plan can benefit people at all income levels — but not a lot of Americans know this.<p>Only 31% of financial decision makers in families say they have …

Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap: Stocks Still Make Sense

The IPO gains knew no boundaries, said Cramer. There were successful deals in health care, energy, technology, materials, financials and even in the …

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

Too Many Workers Hate Their Jobs, And That's Hurting the Economy

By Brian O'Connell<p>NEW YORK ( MainStreet) -- The U.S. economy is losing hundreds of billions of dollars because too many employees flat out hate their …

How To Find Unclaimed Money And Property

Loss is part of life. Some of us lose in love. Some of us are famous for losing our car keys or a cell phone. And we all lose family and friends, eventually. Sometimes loss is funny (finding the car keys in the refrigerator) or heartbreaking.<p>But a lost life insurance policy or money missing from a …

10 Questions To Ask When Choosing A Financial Advisor

When people think of their money and how it is managed, they often zoom in on one metric — how well their investments performed compared to the broader market.<p>But a new survey reveals that another big factor determines whether someone is satisfied with his or her investment firm: the financial …