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6 signs you're behind the financial times

6 signs you're behind the financial times

It's OK if you're not an early adopter of financial technologies. But if you're still doing these six things, it's time to step into the 21st century.

5 factors that could drive interest rates higher

5 factors that could drive interest rates higher

It's been a long time since interest rates rose, but these pressures could be what finally pushes them upward.

Discord with banks linked to consumers' shaky financial habits

Discord with banks linked to consumers' shaky financial habits

A new survey from MoneyRates.com suggests that if you have numerous beefs with banks, your banking habits could be playing a role.

A more pragmatic view of retirement planning

A more pragmatic view of retirement planning

When planning an exit from the workforce, the key question shouldn't be if you can do it -- it should be when.

Daughters are a bargain? Not necessarily, say parents

Daughters are a bargain? Not necessarily, say parents

Daughters may be less likely to mooch off their parents in adulthood than sons are, but that doesn't necessarily mean they're cheaper in the long run.

Strong jobs report kicks off pivotal month for savers

Strong jobs report kicks off pivotal month for savers

July will bring a series of economic announcements that could strongly influence the course of interest rates.

Buying bonds at a premium? Note these 4 things

Buying bonds at a premium? Note these 4 things

The higher coupons on bonds bought at a premium may look tempting, but complications can result from buying above par.

7 tips for managing Alzheimer's costs

7 tips for managing Alzheimer's costs

Alzheimer's disease is the sixth leading cause of death in the U.S., yet few families plan for the prospect of its costs in advance.

Tuning out the noise in investing

Tuning out the noise in investing

Making sense of information is a key to successful investing -- as well as filtering out everything that isn't relevant.

Why inflation is still a threat to your retirement

Why inflation is still a threat to your retirement

Inflation may be relatively mild today, but even a minor acceleration in price increases could profoundly affect your retirement planning.