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How the SECURE Act changes saving for retirement

Jan 1, 2020
An economist and a financial planner break down the most important changes in the SECURE Act, which goes into effect Jan. 1.
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How to make financial New Year’s resolutions that stick

Dec 31, 2019
Financial planners give their best advice for setting and achieving realistic goals.
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With holiday tipping, "people worry about doing it right"

Dec 23, 2019
Americans are more likely to tip people they interact with face-to-face than those that work more behind the scenes.
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IVF, adoption, surrogacy: How are you building your family?

Oct 31, 2019
Let us know how money has factored into your decisions about how or whether to build your family.
Gordon Lake and Manuel Valero had their daughter  Carmen via a surrogate in Thailand. They then went through a 15-month court battle with the surrogate over custody.
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Tell us your money horror stories 🎃👻

Oct 21, 2019
Help us with an upcoming episode by sharing your money secrets, fears and regrets.
Chilling.
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Five simple rules for negotiating a better salary

Oct 11, 2019
A negotiation expert tells us how to know your worth.
Rule #2: Get comfortable
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Welcome to "Check Your Balance"

Sep 30, 2019
Where the economy, your personal life and your money meet.
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Atlanta stadium takes a swipe at cash

Mar 19, 2019
Experts say more venues with large crowds could soon be experimenting with going cashless.
Experts say more venues with large crowds could soon be experimenting with going cashless.
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How are you feeling about the economy?

Mar 1, 2019
Share your thoughts with us.
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Looking at wealth management through a "gender lens"

Jan 15, 2019
Last year, investors put $2.4 billion into assets that promote gender equality.
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