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February 27

9 estate planning moves to make regardless of political uncertainty

Here are reasons to continue to engage in strategies to protect your wealth in spite of what could happen in Washington.

February 24

Using IRAs to reduce Medicare premiums

Directing a portion of required minimum distributions directly to a charity can reduce both taxes and Medicare premiums.

February 24

Why many employees may never be able to retire

Millions aren't saving on the job because they either don't have access to a workplace retirement plan or they do but aren't putting money in it.

February 22

Many plan to use this year's tax refund to pay down debt

The percentage of consumers planning to put some of their refund toward paying down debt rose to 35.5%, from 34.9% last year, according to a new survey.

February 16

Americans renouncing citizenship at record levels

Among the names on the 2016 list of those bidding adieu was the U.K.'s foreign secretary, Boris Johnson.

February 16

Lifestyle changes can add up to big savings for retirement

Regular and well-informed course corrections can help you become more comfortable financially and enjoy retirement even more.

February 16

Many millennials see debt as a dating deal breaker

Thirty-nine percent of millennials would rather disclose a preexisting sexually transmitted disease to a potential partner than reveal their debt.

February 10

Two ways to boost Social Security benefits

Working longer and postponing benefits can increase future payments.

February 10

Is your 401(k) balance above or below average?

As life expectancy increases and the inflation rate on health-care spending regularly rises, you need to stay ahead of the game.

February 8

20 companies offering the best and most unusual benefits

Today's office perks go above and beyond the typical handful of paid days off.

February 8

Companies expand benefits to help workers deal with sickness and death

Family medical and bereavement leave is the next frontier, and one company's foray into it could prompt others to follow.

February 3

3 ways to protect your 401(k) if Trump nixes the fiduciary rule

By asking these questions, investors can avoid financial advisers who don't put their interests first.

February 2

Getting married in America is more expensive than ever

Couples spend an average of $78,464 to get married in the most expensive wedding location — and the honeymoon isn't included.

February 2

Trump is acting on everything except your retirement

Social Security simply doesn't provide enough income for people without defined benefit pensions and 401(k)s who can't afford to save, or to save more.

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