Personal finance

Planning Your New Years’ Fitness Coverage

January is when many people resolve to lose weight or get active, so this is a

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Big Personal Finance Stories for 2018

Many personal finance experts recommend that consumers think about financial steps for the new year in

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“Ho, Ho—Help!” Stories on Paying Off Holiday Debt

According to a November 2017 survey from the National Retail Federation, U.S. shoppers planned to spend

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Why Financially Satisfied Americans Need to Hear About Debt

Americans’ personal financial satisfaction is the highest since 2006, as the latest report from the American

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 9: Exchange Traded Funds

In my recent post on mutual funds, I noted that John Bogle disrupted that industry with

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Reporting on the Cost of New Year’s Resolutions

The New Year typically arrives with resolutions such as eating more healthfully and getting in shape.

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10 Facts on Identity Theft That Business Reporters Should Know

Besides Internet hackers, the recent Equifax data breach that compromised the private information of half of

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Financial Market Reporting, Part 8: Mutual Funds and Index Funds

Explosion of indexes In a previous post about indexes, I identified the Dow Jones Industrial Average

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Story Idea: The Rise of Robo-Advisors

On robo-advising platforms, algorithms manage investment portfolios with minimal human involvement, making advice accessible to investors

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Reporting on Data Breaches and the Social Security Number Debate

The massive Equifax data breach continues to fuel debate on how to stop the use of

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