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November 12

7 surprising things Medicare doesn't cover

Recommended strategies for filling the coverage gaps.

November 9

All eyes on stock buybacks

Corporate purchases may be the only factor capable of sustaining the equity market's rebound, analyst says

November 9

Getting divorced? Do it right now or pay much bigger tax bill

For divorces finalized starting next year, spouses paying alimony will no longer be able to deduct those payments.

November 9

Learning from the woes of Sears, General Electric

Instead of continuing to think big, both companies dismissed the competitive forces that were chipping away at their business models.

November 2

Active managers failed to shine as equities tumbled last month

Growth managers did the worst, while value managers managed a better showing.

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November 2

6 new IRS tax limits for retirement plans in 2019

The Internal Revenue Service announced important new tax limits and changes for retirement plans.

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November 2

10 best- and worst-performing fund categories in turbulent October

Most mutual funds took a beating, but a few categories managed to eke out gains.

November 2

Meredith Whitney was wrong about munis

The banking analyst's 2010 prediction that there would be '50 to 100' defaults among state and local governments failed to pan out.

November 2

5 year-end tax planning strategies

While the new tax laws will complicate year-end planning, there are some steps people can take.

October 26

Sell-offs are normal, but this week shocked the pros

Market's moves seem to be ignoring the healthy economy and good earnings.

October 26

Rising interest rates fan fears over $14 trillion of corporate debt

Debt payments could weigh increasingly on company profits, as well as the payouts they make to shareholders.

October 25

NFL teams in high-tax states risk talent drain

Limits on federal deduction for state and local taxes could put them at a disadvantage in negotiations with free agents

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October 25

12 most popular funds with U.S. representatives

Here are the mutual funds that are most popular with members of the U.S. House of Representatives, according to a ranking compiled by Bloomberg Government

October 19

Cheap is great; free will usually cost you

In the financial services industry, free simply doesn't exist. It can't.

October 19

What's really in your makeup and toothpaste? There are apps for that

Think Dirty and others scan the ingredients on a lipstick or shampoo label and assess whether they're safe.

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