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Some advisors say age-based 529 plan portfolios, which ignore economic ups and downs, are too "cookie-cutter" for many parents' needs.
Target-date funds are an improvement on money market funds as retirement vehicles, but investors might do better on their own, say advisors.
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From dividends to maturity dates, test your knowledge of financial terminology and practices with these 5 questions.
Socially responsible investing has caught on and accounts for nearly one-fifth of the money under professional management.
The key to any good Social Security strategy is figuring out how to time claims to maximize the size of your benefit.