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Have you had your pension frozen or cut?

Oct 7, 2019
Fewer people these days have pensions, and those who do live with the risk that their employer might run out of money.
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How am I going to pay for this? Saving for your kids’ college education

Sep 30, 2019
We heard from parents across America about how they're trying to save for college. Here are five of their stories.
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For richer, for poorer: sharing money in marriage

Sep 30, 2019
We talk to couples and experts about the intersection of love and money.
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If you're married, do you share finances?

Aug 29, 2019
When people get married, they often end up merging a lot of things — kitchen stuff, books, families, finances. Though that last one seems to be changing, at least somewhat. Just 11% of Gen Xers and 13% of baby boomers…
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More people could qualify for mortgages under new rule

Aug 14, 2019
The Federal Housing Finance Agency this week announced a new rule that will open up competition for which score, or scores, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac use.
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