Personal Finance

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BlackRock said its indexes are more accurate than the old rule of thumb for drawing down your retirement savings.

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Shoppers have an easier time buying their clothes and shoes online than big-ticket appliances. Here’s why.

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Health savings accounts could benefit you now, and in retirement. But they’re not for everyone.

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If one of your heirs dies before you do, that could spell trouble. Here’s how to prepare for that.

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The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau has taken action against misleading scores. Take your “magic number” with a grain of salt.

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Congress has set its sites on inherited or “stretch” individual retirement accounts. Here’s how to work around that.

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Good luck finding a sitter for New Year’s Eve. If you do, the tab could add as much as $100 to your celebration budget.

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If you got married in 2016, had a child or got a new job, you ought to revisit your life insurance.

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Angela Silverstein made $13,000 in 5 minutes, tax-free, no risk. You may be able to also. How? State-level unclaimed fund offices.

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The least desirable gifts under the tree are clothing and accessories, followed by household items, cosmetics and fragrances.

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The big financial decisions in life require both planning and, often, advice from professionals. However, people undergoing a divorce often go through the experience without either a safety net or an understanding of how much their lives will be affected by the decisions they make.

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Half of millennials have a life insurance policy. Should you?

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Virginia is the latest state to roll out tax-advantaged ABLE accounts for individuals with disabilities and their families.

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Families of college-bound students could improve their chances at financial aid by cutting their tax bill this year.

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Hackers have fashionable tastes, at least when it comes to using your plastic to pay for luxury goods.