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March 16

Why Warren Buffett thinks America's best days still lie ahead

These passages from the billionaire's shareholder letters may make you feel a little better, or a little more cynical, depending on your frame of mind.

January 3

Top emerging markets for investors in 2017

All things Russian and Indian are popular, as are Brazilian corporate bonds and Mexico's cheap peso.

December 22

Magazine cover has a bull on it: Time to sell?

If you see a flurry of markets-related headlines on the front pages of newspapers or, better yet, a bull on the cover of a general audience magazine, chances are it's time to head for the hills.

December 15

What the Fed's rate hike means for your money

Credit cards, home equity lines of credit, adjustable-rate mortgages and personal loans could inch higher after a rise in the federal funds rate.

November 23

The despondent voter's guide to Trump and money

If you're saving for retirement or other long-term goals, too much fear and caution can be dangerous.

November 9

6 tips to prevent Trump from messing with your investments

Here's a sampling of what financial planners are advising investors to do to protect their money.

November 4

Here's how much this presidential election really impacts your portfolio

The level of market jitters is pretty normal, despite a recent survey that shows the election is causing U.S. voters high anxiety.

October 21

5 top Wall Street investors weigh in on the best ways to invest $10,000 now

With the holidays and perhaps a raise or bonus on the horizon, it's a good time to make that money work for you and your retirement.

September 14

Americans fear the next president more than terrorism: survey

A surprising six in 10 Americans say, regardless of who wins, the election is going to hurt the economy.

September 8

Here's how much luck really plays a part in your wealth

The reality is that luck does matter, according to one top economist.

September 1

What grade does your state's college savings plan get?

Age-based 529 plans for this year's freshmen don't always get high marks.

August 30

Could your financial adviser be charging unnecessarily high fees?

Make sure your adviser is a fiduciary — legally required to put your interests first — and seek out advisers and planners who aren't just good at selling investments.

August 17

Investors losing confidence in Donald Trump: poll

Hillary Clinton gains ground on question of who is best for the portfolio.

August 11

Here's why your net worth might really be negative

Add up all your possessions — cash, property, retirement accounts — and subtract all your debts, and you could end up in the red.

July 28

How smart are you when it comes to managing your money?

A new study shows more Americans are getting their financial acts together. But are they getting smarter or just a little wealthier thanks to a stronger economy?

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