Prime money market funds stage a comeback

Higher rates are luring investors back to the funds, which saw a mass exodus just a couple of years ago.

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These are the 10 least lucrative majors for students to earn a degree in, according to Bankrate.com.

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The self-esteem movement has ruined humanity because praise does not boost your ego, accomplishment does. Daniel Crosby breaks it all down in the 10th episode of "On Your Best Behavior."

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Orthodontists aren't smiling about teeth-straightening startups

Companies like SmileDirectClub will correct misaligned teeth for much less money.

Your Portfolio

Calls mount for investors to sell high-yield munis

The return this year on high-yield state and government debt is about twice that on corporate junk bonds.

Your Portfolio

Do-it-yourself deals are all the rage among rich investors

Ultrawealthy look beyond hedge funds and private equity to making direct investments in businesses.

Your Portfolio

How do you spell investor relief in a bear market? E-T-F

The nine-year-old bull market is giving some investors the jitters, but the ETF industry is trying to calm their fears.

Retirement

Inaccurate info from Social Security Administration poses a challenge for widows

Stresses of losing a spouse include steep decline in household income for many, according to a survey.

Retirement

Claiming Social Security early has lasting impact on survivors

Rushing to take benefits in response to illness may not be the best move.

Your Lifestyle

Expatriates see 46 countries where they'd rather live in than the U.S.

Bahrain snags the top spot in annual poll, while the U.S. ranking sinks amid concerns about safety and affordable health care.

Tax and Estate Planning

Alternative minimum tax is a casualty of tax reform nobody will miss

Last year's overhaul is expected to slash the number of taxpayers subject to the AMT.

Retirement

8 ways to boost Social Security benefits

As Social Security celebrates its 83rd anniversary, here are steps individuals can take to increase their benefits.

Your Lifestyle

Airports open virtual-reality, video game lounges

Harried travelers need something to distract them besides beer, burgers and duty-free shops.

Tax and Estate Planning

Here's what could happen to your taxes if Democrats regain control of Congress

Boosting the corporate tax rate, eliminating carried interest and modifying the pass-through provision are among the possibilities Democrats are discussing.

Your Lifestyle

Here are the best frequent-flyer programs

Survey shows many loyalty program members are confused about how their program works

Tax and Estate Planning

Can inherited IRAs be split in a divorce?

A new phenomenon may signal a trend in which IRAs play a bigger role in divorce settlements.

Retirement

Retroactive Social Security benefits: Everything you need to know

Rules specify who qualifies for back benefits based on age and filing status.

Your Lifestyle

Funerals are becoming one last extravagant display of wealth

Rolls-Royce hearses and gospel choirs are among the features of high-end memorial services.

Retirement

Claiming Social Security early has lasting impact on survivors

Rush to take benefits due to illness may not be the best move.

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