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All of us are vulnerable to fraud. But the ways some older people use technology can put them at higher risk. [Read More]
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Follow the StarTribune for the news, photos and videos from the Twin Cities and beyond. [Read More]
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Being an executor of an estate can be a final, loving gesture for a family member or friend — or a huge hassle. It's important... [Read More]
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Holiday tips are a way to thank the people who make your life easier. So why is it so hard to figure out whom to... [Read More]
Dear Liz: I'm 47, married, with one child in private elementary school because the public school option for our neighborhood is not good. We earn... [Read More]
Rebalancing inside an IRA, 401(k) or other tax-deferred account won't trigger a tax bill. Rebalancing in a regular account could. [Read More]
Dear Liz: I'm 47, married, with one child in private elementary school because the public school option for our neighborhood is not good. We earn... [Read More]
Women who retire when their husbands do may be giving up more wealth than they realize.Married women overall are still in their peak earning years... [Read More]
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From a financial standpoint it might make sense for women to worker longer than their husbands. [Read More]
Women who retire when their husbands do may be giving up more wealth than they realize. Married women overall are still in their peak earning... [Read More]
Tags: women - Married - retire
Women who retire when their husbands do may be giving up more wealth than they realize.Married women overall are still in their peak earning years... [Read More]
Here's why it's often not a good move to start your retirement at the same time your husband does... [Read More]
Women who retire when their husbands do may be giving up more wealth than they realize. [Read More]
Women who retire when their husbands do may be giving up more wealth than they realize. Married women overall are still in their peak earning... [Read More]
There definitely can be tax consequences to rebalancing a portfolio, depending on whether you're dealing with retirement plans or regular accounts. [Read More]
Online data can help you target schools that are more likely to admit you and are generous with financial aid. [Read More]
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Sometimes money is like technology. Getting stuff done - whether it's updating an operating system or moving a bank account - often takes longer than... [Read More]
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A handful of key moves you can make in a short time can pay off in long-term benefits for your financial future, and more... [Read More]
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People have the most options to deal with debt if they create a plan before they retire, financial planners say. Here are three loans to... [Read More]
Some money chores take more time than it seems like they should. But these four are quick and won't feel like a chore. [Read More]
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