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Dow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Close Out 2016 With Strong Gains

By Valerie Young | 01/01/17 - 2:20 PM EST
Stocks closed lower on the final trading day of 2016, but all three indices close the year with gains.

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The Coming Culture Wars in the Trump Era: Frugality vs. Consumption
By Robert McGarvey | 12/17/16 - 3:20 PM EST
Experts predict a frugality backlash as more consumers take a stand against conspicuous consumption.
Andrew Puzder Is Not the Man for a Department in Need of New Ideas
The Department of Labor needs to work on its relationship with employers. Unfortunately, Andrew Puzder is not the man for the job.
Deloitte, Billie Jean King Team Up for Major Millennial Workforce Study
As millennials are now the majority of the workforce, over half are already ascending into management and transforming the way companies transact business.
Beware the Freelancer Retirement Fund Crisis
An estimated 40 percent of the U.S. workforce will be freelancers by 2020 and nearly 70 percent of so-called 1099 workers have no long-term savings.
Everyone Agrees the Economy Is Lousy, Except the Economy
Unemployment is down, wages are up, but somehow Americans all agree that the economy is lousy. There's got to be a reason.

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Everything You Want to Know About 2017 Mortgages but Were Too Afraid to Ask
By Scott Van Voorhis | 01/20/17 - 4:58 PM EST
With mortgage rates on the rise, you need to arm yourself with the right knowledge to nab the best deals while you can.
6 Ways President Trump Could Affect Your Tax Return
Though it's hard to predict which parts of Trump's tax policy will become law, it's worth taking a gaze into the future with these prognostications.
Want a Solid Retirement? Try This Psychological Trick
Non-cognitive skills play an important role in determining financial success.
The Cost of College Depends Greatly on Your State and Which Major You Choose
New data show the cost of attending college can differ greatly, depending on where you live or what diploma you're pursuing.
Women Fund Managers Remain Underrepresented Globally
Women fund managers are still underrepresented globally, and the ratio of the number of women compared to men who serve as portfolio managers has shifted, according to Morningstar.