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Here's an easy, low-cost way to build a retirement plan like the pros

Deciding how to save for retirement and spend your nest egg can be challenging. But there's an easy, low-cost way to do it that approximates the method used by professionals.

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Condo or on-campus? Covid-19 changes the game for the parents of college kids

Buying a property for your college student to live in while they're in school is suddenly a riskier investment because of the pandemic. And costs aside, there are benefits to being on campus.

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Warren Buffett's Berkshire buys Dominion Energy natural gas assets in $10 billion deal

It's the first major purchase from Berkshire since the coronavirus pandemic and subsequent market collapse in March.

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Hong Kong national security law may spook socially conscious investors, sparking outflows

Investors who take a sustainable approach to allocating capital may be reevaluating putting their money into Hong Kong after the city implemented a national security law, an analyst said on Friday.

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Where you bank can make a big difference for racial justice

Netflix announced recently that it would move some of its cash to financial institutions that support Black communities in the U.S. You can do the same.

5 days ago

If you miss travel, road trips could be your key to safer summer getaways

If you're like most people, you miss traveling. These tips to travel safely by car can get you back on the road.

5 days ago

MoneyMates: Slaying predatory lending

NCFA | Samuel He, Market Research Analyst Intern | July 3, 2020 Today, millions live paycheck to paycheck, struggling to get by financially. This lack of resources and a poor credit score makes getting a loan difficult. And the options that are available, make the problem worse with high rates and aggressive rules. Traditional payday

6 days ago

What is an Exit?

An exit, or liquidity event, can offer the opportunity to convert an intangible asset (an investment) into cash and potentially result in a positive return on investment. Continue reading

6 days ago

July Fourth car shopping comes with some deals but less of a selection. Here's what to expect

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted auto manufacturing, which means there's less inventory at many dealership, but auto makers are still offering specials on certain models.

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Here's how much you need to put in a 529 savings plan every month to send your kid to NYU debt-free

NYU estimates it will cost students more than $78,000 to attend the university in the upcoming year. Here's how much you would need to save to send your kid there in the future.

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What military veterans need to know as the coronavirus pandemic continues

Like many Americans, veterans are looking for work and trying to save for retirement amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Here's what they need to know.

6 days ago

Before you hit the highway, here are the ins and outs of road trip insurance

Millions of eager Americans are hitting the country's highways and byways on long-awaited road trip vacations this summer. Here's a look at how to ensure a good time while away by paying attention to the ins and out of road trip and vehicle insurance.

6 days ago

In these 'weird times,' look at every dollar as a possible addition to your emergency fund

Take a close look at your expenses and your spending history to see what's important. You might be surprised to find there are ways to save.

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Here's how much Medicare could cost you in retirement

Depending on your specific coverage and your use of the health-care system, your out-of-pocket costs through Medicare could climb well into the six-figure zone over the course of your retirement, a recent report shows.

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Here's why the unemployment rate is so important

The unemployment rate is a measure of hardship for Americans families. While the rate fell to 11.1% in June, unemployment remains worse than at any other time since the Great Depression.

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