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Assessing the risks of remote deposits

Assessing the risks of remote deposits

Instances of fraud with this technology are minimal, but that doesn't mean you should be careless with the checks you deposit via smartphone.

The sound of speculation

The sound of speculation

More and more signs of risky behavior are emerging in today's bull market. Learn how you can protect your portfolio.

5 gambling truths that apply to investing

5 gambling truths that apply to investing

Taking these pieces of gaming wisdom to heart can lead to a stronger portfolio.

5 reasons retirement planning is tougher for women

5 reasons retirement planning is tougher for women

Ladies, a number of things may make your retirement more challenging than that of the man sitting one cubicle over. Learn why.

The perils of post-retirement investing

The perils of post-retirement investing

Once you start withdrawing from retirement savings, investment volatility can be especially devastating. Learn how to manage it.

Money lessons for sons and daughters

Money lessons for sons and daughters

Recent studies indicate that girls are getting shortchanged on financial education, but these lessons can help them -- and boys -- get a firm grip on money concepts.

Bribing your kids? Experts say think twice

Bribing your kids? Experts say think twice

If you've been offering your child money in exchange for good behavior, you may be sending the wrong message.

Exposing the myths in mutual funds

Exposing the myths in mutual funds

Mutual fund performance is not always easy to gauge, and a report from S&P helps explain why.

What your college freshman should know about money

What your college freshman should know about money

Too many incoming college freshmen know little about balancing checkbooks, using credit cards and creating a budget, but parents can help address this.

Survey: Financial education helps but few receive it

Survey: Financial education helps but few receive it

A new MoneyRates.com study shows that while personal finance education can help people become financially proficient, this type of education is rarely administered -- especially to women.