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What to Do if You're Looking at Early Retirement
Should you take an early retirement offer in your 50s? Here's what you should consider in making the decision.
Seven Great Holiday Gift Ideas from a Financial Advisor -- and Mom
Finally, gifts suggestions about money and meaning -- that people actually would want to receive.
Taking Control of Taxes in Retirement: Conversions and Roth IRAs
To avoid the unwanted impacts of required minimum distributions, people should consider converting their IRA to a Roth IRA.
The Closer You Are to Retirement, the Sharper Your Financial Game Must Be
Financial advisor Brad Pistole uses the game of golf and the career of pro Phil Mickelson to illustrate how important it is to finish your career, and start your retirement, with a strong financial game plan.
Switzerland Has So Much Gold That It's Literally Being Flushed Down the Toilet
One thing is true: Switzerland is not short of gold and silver. Here's what's happening because the country has so much of the yellow metal.
Goldman Sachs Thinks a Tremendous Plunge In Gold Prices Is Coming
Goldman Sachs has come out cautious on the near-term price of gold. Here's what is driving their worry.
This Is Why Gold Prices Have Mysteriously Soared Inside of 5 Days
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Has One Big Dilemma
Germany's big election is coming up on Sunday. Unfortunately for Angela Merkel, fourth terms are not kind to German chancellors.