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The 529 College Savings Plan Quiz

Fri, 08/21/2009 - 6:20am
A state 529 plan is one of the most popular ways to save for college because of its tax advantages and ease of use. But how much do you really know about how the accounts work?
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Campus Crackdown

Thu, 08/20/2009 - 2:05pm
Card issuers won't bombard college students with offers.
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Save at the Settlement Table

Thu, 08/20/2009 - 2:05pm
If you're buying a house or refinancing a mortgage, don't pay more than you need to.
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Kids, College and Insurance

Thu, 08/20/2009 - 6:05am
You may need to make adjustments to your policies to make sure your child is covered when he or she goes to school.
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The Problem With New Appraisal Rules

Thu, 08/20/2009 - 6:05am
Expect to pay higher fees and wait longer for an appraiser to determine the value of a house you're buying or selling.
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Climate Change Legislation: What It Means to Businesses

Wed, 08/19/2009 - 12:45pm
Fuel costs will rise for consumers and companies, and even suppliers won’t escape headaches from the increases.
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Shorter Airport Security Lines Ahead

Wed, 08/19/2009 - 6:55am
You’ll still have to take off your shoes, but improvements are on the way to get you to your plane faster.
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Be Wary of Private Student Loans

Wed, 08/19/2009 - 5:50am
Higher interest rates and more-stringent payback requirements could leave your student in a bind.
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Economic Growth Ahead: The Road to Recovery

Wed, 08/19/2009 - 5:50am
Look for GDP to bounce up this quarter, starting a long, slow climb back to economic health.
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Low-Cost Dates That Won't Look Cheap

Tue, 08/18/2009 - 3:10pm
Ten ways couples can deliver romance on a budget.
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How Credit Score Affects Insurance Premiums

Tue, 08/18/2009 - 6:10am
Your rates could rise if your credit score declines. Here's what you can do.
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How Much Life Insurance Do You Need?

Tue, 08/18/2009 - 6:10am
The answer is based on a formula that considers immediate and future needs. Use our calculator to get your personal estimate.
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The Ivy Endowment-Fund Portfolio

Tue, 08/18/2009 - 6:10am
You can keep risk under control by replicating the investments of university endowment funds.
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A New Lease on Life Insurance

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 7:20pm
That term or cash-value policy you bought to protect your young family could cushion your retirement as well.
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What You Need to Know About Auto Insurance

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 4:05pm
Even with a less-than-perfect driving record, you can save on premiums.
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One Fund to Own It All

Mon, 08/17/2009 - 12:50pm
Consider a global balanced fund, which taps the world's stock and bond markets, if you want just a single fund for your portfolio.
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Read the Fed’s Lips: No Rate Hike Near

Fri, 08/14/2009 - 2:00pm
The Federal Reserve wants to stamp out expectations that it will raise interest rates before the end of the year.
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Low-Risk Option Funds

Fri, 08/14/2009 - 11:50am
If you want to bet on options, consider Gateway Fund A and PowerShares S&P 500 BuyWrite Portfolio.
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Want to Buy Foreign Bonds Directly? Good Luck

Fri, 08/14/2009 - 6:25am
The yields on debt issued by governments overseas trump what you can get from U.S. debt. But you need to be a millionaire to tap that market.
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And the Leaders Are ...

Thu, 08/13/2009 - 3:05pm
Recent results are ugly. But after two awful bear markets since 2000, stock funds should perform better in coming years.
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