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The "Pay As You Earn" plan caps payments at 10 percent of their income, and the balance will be forgiven after 20 years of on-time payments.
Maybe it's optimism about the economy, or maybe it's despair at rising tuition, but more parents want kids to cover the bulk of college costs.
Members of the military face challenges every day. Beyond the obvious, they also contend with unique financial hurdles.
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Beginning this week, you can buy insurance within your 401(k) or IRA that will help protect you against living too long and running out of money.
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In 1 out of 3 couples whose marriages seem solid, one spouse is often blindsided by news the other is unfaithful with money.
A new government study shows that a decades-long trend toward retirement at a young age has reversed, probably because we can no longer afford it.
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Investors identifying as lesbian, gay, bi-sexual, or transgender are puzzled about their financial rights and responsibilities, a new survey found.
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