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February 23

The sunny side of rising rates

Returns on money funds and CDs could outpace inflation this year

February 23

Americans don't just want SUVs. They need them

As more people participate in activities like paddleboarding and rock-climbing, bigger rigs come in handy to haul all that gear

February 22

Social Security underpaid 82% of dually entitled widows and widowers

Agency failed to tell survivors that they could switch to a higher retirement benefit later

February 22

Why offices are starting to look like forests

Companies used to roll out kegs and pingpong tables; now it's Mother Nature.

February 16

Tough tax season for victims of Social Security hack

Crooks stole their benefits, but the victims received 1099s for reportable income.

February 15

New tax law likely to make divorce negotiations more acrimonious

Elimination of the tax break divorcees get for paying alimony gives them less incentive to be generous to their former spouse.

February 15

Infrastructure funds aren't feeling the love yet

Stocks have lagged amid skepticism about the Trump administration's plan.

February 9

Alternative funds suddenly look a whole lot better

The market sell-off highlights the virtues of hedging.

February 9

Social Security accounts get hacked

Setting up an online account is a first step in preventing fraud, but it's not foolproof.


February 9

How advisers' favorite fund families have fared amid stock volatility

Check out how 10 companies' largest funds have performed so far this year.

February 9

Jim Rogers expects next bear market to be the worst he's seen

Veteran investor cites the level of debt that has accumulated since the financial crisis, especially in the U.S.

February 2

The verdict is in on standing desks

You burn more calories standing than sitting — but not that many.

February 2

Behind the scenes on the world's biggest cruise

Code words, subliminal messaging and extra ketchup for Americans.

February 2

Timing is crucial for Social Security and Medicare

Picking the wrong date could cost you benefits or trigger penalties.


January 30

11 funds that have beaten the market's long-term average gain — in less than a month

And not all of the funds did it with tech stocks

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