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October 19

Best-performing funds since '87 crash

If you started saving 30 years ago, you got a quick education in the worst Mr. Market can dish out. The Dow Jones industrial average plunged 508 points, or 22.61%, the worst one-day crash in history. Those who weren’t scared out of the stock market have done well: The Standard & Poor’s 500 stock index has gained an average 9.59% since then. But a few funds have done exceptionally well and are being run by the same management team today. Here are the stock funds that have done the best since Wall Street’s darkest day. Source: Morningstar.

October 19

Why are investors still flocking to bonds?

Two hints: They're getting older and still feel the burn from bear-markets past.

October 19

Pre-retirement earnings can limit Social Security survivor benefits

Life insurance can fill the gap when a survivor's earnings jeopardize benefits.

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October 12

10 popular foreign universities for U.S. students

These are among the most popular international schools for American students.

October 12

GOP tax battle looms over wealthy Americans

Debate rages over whether or not to repeal the estate tax and AMT, plus whether cuts should be temporary or permanent

October 12

Funding options for long-term care

Mechanisms for covering the costs include insurance products, Medicaid and self-funding.

October 5

Storms Seen Cutting U.S. Hiring in Half Before Jobs Rebound

U.S. employers probably added 80,000 workers last month, economists estimate.

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October 5

11 Biggest Estate Planning Mistakes

Investors can make some egregious errors when it comes to drawing up plans to transfer their wealth and property. Here are some of the biggest, most common mistakes you could run into.

October 5

Both spouses don't always need to delay Social Security until 70

Sometimes it's better to coordinate claiming strategies where one collects spousal benefits.

October 5

Stay up on Medicare enrollment with annual reviews

Navigate yearly changes that could affect your coverage and costs.

October 5

Trump tax plan draws concerns of GOP budget hawks

Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn., said the White House is showing 'softness' when discussing how the tax cuts will be paid for, such as by repealing the state and local tax deduction.

September 29

Tax reform might give wealthy a big loophole

High earners could take advantage of a measure meant to help business owners, straining the IRS.

September 28

Seniors get hopping to meet reverse-mortgage deadline

Demand for mandatory pre-loan counseling outstrips supply as Oct. 2 looms.

September 28

How parenthood really affects your ability to save for retirement

The financial effects of having children can last for the rest of your life, according to a new study.

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September 27

Trump's tax reform plan: What you need to know

President Donald J. Trump outlined his administration’s plan to change the personal and business tax code. Here are some top areas that may apply to you.

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