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Many active funds mimic index funds while charging higher fees. Use these three metrics to find out if your manager is a closet indexer.
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By the time you hear about a data breach, thieves have already tried to access your accounts and make unauthorized charges.
If you're going to offer less than the standard down payment on a home, it pays to figure out the best financing deal.
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Health savings accounts, which offer tax advantages, can be used to pay for medical expenses now and in retirement.
Filing for retirement benefits is not as simple as waiting as long as possible to claim. Understand the trade-offs for you and your spouse.
A simple withdrawal rule doesn't work for everyone, so consider these factors to improve your retirement income strategy.
Complex filing rules with Uncle Sam are nudging some Americans to consider leaving the U.S. for good.
You don't have to wait to leave the workforce in your 60s. These calculators built by early retirees will let you know if it is a good fit.
On June 9, new regulations to help protect your IRA and 401(k) will take effect. Here's what you need to know.
Summer is nearly here, and that's prime time for big storms. Here's how to make sure you're ready.
TransUnion found that many consumers prioritize paying personal loans. That might not be the best strategy if you're struggling.
Nearly three-quarters of Americans have financial regrets. The No. 1? Not saving for retirement earlier on.
International Paper CEO Mark Sutton reflects on his college days at LSU and has some advice for college-bound freshmen.
Trump's latest proposal spares the charitable giving deduction, but still could lower the amount people donate each year, a new study finds.
An adult child coming to live with you can sidetrack your financial plans. Take these steps to make sure everyone benefits from the move.
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