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Pushing Dollars: A Guide to Zombie Debt

The average American has “about 38,000 in personal debt, excluding home mortgage,” a $1,000 increase from

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How to Help Your Readers Prepare for a Recession

In the upcoming year, when economists and Wall Street analysts are forecasting a recession, it will

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Three Smart Ways to Save on Taxes Before April 15

By February 1, when the tax season opened this year, refunds for 2018 averaged $1,865, 8.4%

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Three Smart Strategies to Report on Rising Inflation

The nation’s central bank, the Federal Reserve, raised its benchmark interest rate at its December 19th

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Eight Money Moves to Make on 2018 Taxes by December 31

“Shop Till You Drop” isn’t just a motto this holiday season. U.S. consumers are expected to

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States Aren’t Waiting for the Federal Government to Act on Retirement Savings

Overall, 58% of working Americans had access to a retirement savings plan at work and 49%

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Predatory Lending: An Overlooked Business Story Hurting U.S. Consumers

If you’re looking for a business story to intrigue your readers, try one on predatory lending,

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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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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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Financial Market Reporting, Part 7: Indexes

Business reporters can get up to speed on market indexes with a backgrounder on the Dow

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