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From expert advice on investments and budgeting to discussions about economic trends and retirement planning, these articles aim to equip readers with the knowledge they need to manage their personal finances, make informed monetary decisions, and otherwise navigate the complexities of the financial world. Whether readying savings for the future or maneuvering day-to-day costs, the insightful advice equips readers to take control of their fiscal picture and achieve economic stability.

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What is a Money Market Account?
Personal Finances

What is a Money Market Account?

Ken Tumin | July 15, 2024

We all know about checking and savings accounts, but you may not be aware of a third type of account.…

How To Do a Backdoor Roth IRA
Retirement Planning

How To Do a Backdoor Roth IRA

Ed Slott, CPA | July 8, 2024

A so-called “Backdoor Roth” is a technique for retirement savers to get the benefits of a Roth IRA even if…

Dr. Allen Sinai’s Forecast
 Through Year-End 2024
Personal Finances

Dr. Allen Sinai’s Forecast
 Through Year-End 2024

July 1, 2024

Daunting challenges face the stock market for the rest of 2024—from high interest rates and stubborn inflation to rising geopolitical…

Cautious Investor: Stock-Split 
Advantage
Investing

Cautious Investor: Stock-Split 
Advantage

Neil Macneale III | July 1, 2024

With market valuations inflated and investors uncertain about what comes next, consider one of the more reliable systems for finding…

Bold Investor: Bitcoin Diversifier
Investing

Bold Investor: Bitcoin Diversifier

Adam Blumberg, CFP | July 1, 2024

Worried about rising volatility in this year’s stock market? Perhaps consider adding cryptocurrency to your portfolio…seriously.Bitcoin has long been regarded…

Under-the-Radar Credit Cards
Credit & Debt

Under-the-Radar Credit Cards

Ted Rossman | July 1, 2024

The credit card landscape has been a bit static lately. There are plenty of great cards available…but they’re largely the…

Bottom Line’s 
Experts Say, “Conventional Financial Wisdom Is Wrong!”
Personal Finances

Bottom Line’s 
Experts Say, “Conventional Financial Wisdom Is Wrong!”

Pam Krueger | July 1, 2024

Plan to spend less in retirement than when you were working…hold off starting Social Security payments as long as possible…US…

How to Prevent Identity Theft
Fraud

How to Prevent Identity Theft

Steven J.J. Weisman, JD | June 28, 2024

Identity fraud is a persistent problem these days. When companies that store your information suffer data breaches, thieves sell your…

Eight Tips to Pay Off Credit Card Debt Fast
Credit & Debt

Eight Tips to Pay Off Credit Card Debt Fast

Ted Rossman | June 21, 2024

If you are wondering how to get out of credit card debt—or how to consolidate credit card debt—you’re not alone.…

Should You Co-Sign on Your Child’s Mortgage?
Real Estate

Should You Co-Sign on Your Child’s Mortgage?

Keith ­Gumbinger | June 11, 2024

Co-signing on a mortgage might seem like a way to help a family member buy a home in this difficult…

Filial Responsibility Laws Could Disrupt Your Estate Plans
Personal Finances

Filial Responsibility Laws Could Disrupt Your Estate Plans

Sylvie Richards, Esq | June 11, 2024

In 29 US states, “filial responsibility laws” hold adult children responsible for their parents’ long-term care costs. Here’s what to…

Forever Chemicals
Investing

Forever Chemicals

Timothy Winter | June 11, 2024

One of the largest environmental cleanups is underway. Since the 1940s, man-made polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) have been used to fortify…

Cash Yields and Taxes
Taxes

Cash Yields and Taxes

James White | June 11, 2024

Savers reveling in 5% yields on cash in money-market funds got a rude surprise this past April—they owe ordinary income…

The Best Turnaround Stocks Now
Investing

The Best Turnaround Stocks Now

Bruce Kaser | June 11, 2024

Top investment manager Bruce Kaser, CFA, doesn’t get excited about investing in artificial intelligence or chasing red-hot tech stocks. He’d…

The Sun Is Setting On Certain Tax Laws
Taxes

The Sun Is Setting On Certain Tax Laws

Robert Carlson | June 11, 2024

Heads up! Higher taxes are coming, and the clock is ticking if you want to take steps to protect yourself.…