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How to Take Care of a Pet Financially (Including If You Die)

How to Take Care of a Pet Financially (Including If You Die)

Are you a good pet owner? Owning an animal means more than feeding it and loving it. Pets aren't cheap, so doing right by Fido or Tabby involves financial planning.

Fed Seeks Ingredients for the Perfect Inflation

Fed Seeks Ingredients for the Perfect Inflation

We have to take the good with the bad to appreciation in our portfolios and house values.

Beware Investment Opportunities That Prey on Fear

Beware Investment Opportunities That Prey on Fear

Don't fall for a pitch preying on your fear. The only financial products to consider are those right for your situation.

Old-Fashioned Virtues Can Fight the Wealth Gap

Old-Fashioned Virtues Can Fight the Wealth Gap

The shrinking middle class, the tilting of more wealth toward upper-income people, rising inequality -- no other remedy is better than increased education.

Want Business Success? Form a Customer Advisory Board

Want Business Success? Form a Customer Advisory Board

Asking one-on-one makes a good start, but asking a group of customers is magic.

Small-Claims Court Cures Bad Customer Service

Small-Claims Court Cures Bad Customer Service

File a small claim against a large company and you probably won't ever get to a hearing. It just switches your grievance from an ineffective customer service department a more responsive legal department.

What We'll See as Downton Abbey Heads into the Crash

What We'll See as Downton Abbey Heads into the Crash

Economics and their unpleasant surprises animate the PBS series, set on an estate of wealthy English aristocrats. The overriding lesson? Be careful with your finances.

Invest for Retirement Without a Plan? You're on Thin Ice

Invest for Retirement Without a Plan? You're on Thin Ice

We go through life passing judgment based on many little pieces of information, without truly grasping context, and the blunders in retirement planning are legion.

CVS Cigarette Ban Is Small Deal to Big Tobacco

CVS Cigarette Ban Is Small Deal to Big Tobacco

The CVS drugstore chain's plan to stop selling cigarettes by October has large symbolic value. But the decision's impact on its own business and that of the tobacco industry likely is negligible.

What You Do When Last Year's Strongest Stocks Are This Year's Weakest

What You Do When Last Year's Strongest Stocks Are This Year's Weakest

Many of the biggest-winning stock sectors of 2013 are the largest losers this year. Your response? Ignore the temporary gyrations and analyze deeply before you buy, sell or hold them.