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Deep Dive: Bottom fishers, these stocks are within 5% of their 52-week lows
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Deep Dive: Bottom fishers, these stocks are within 5% of their 52-week lows

Now that investors have suffered through October, it’s a good time to assess the stock-price action and decide whether it’s worth buying shares on...

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Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide as echoes of 2006 haunt the housing market
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Economic Report: Mortgage rates slide as echoes of 2006 haunt the housing market

Mortgage rates slide as echoes of 2006 haunt the housing market ‘Not everything is coming up perfectly roses,’ says one housing-watcher A row of...

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Spoiler alert: REITS have outperformed stocks for the past 50 years
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Spoiler alert: REITS have outperformed stocks for the past 50 years

As stock markets tumble around the world, here’s something your money guy may not have told you. No, stocks may not produce the best long term...

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Love & Money: Frozen eggs, student loans and other unexpected reasons to get a prenup
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Love & Money: Frozen eggs, student loans and other unexpected reasons to get a prenup

It’s rare that a celebrity engagement or secret marriage passes through the tabloid headlines without some speculation as to whether the couple is...

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Love & Money: This couple never talks about money—and they never fight about it either
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Love & Money: This couple never talks about money—and they never fight about it either

Michael Hayes, 60, an architect, and Jamie Brickhouse, 50, a writer, performer and owner of a speaking bureau, met in 1990. Jamie had been in New...

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NerdWallet: These are the best things to buy on Black Friday
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NerdWallet: These are the best things to buy on Black Friday

With huge sales at nearly every retailer, Black Friday — the day after Thanksgiving — has long been touted as one of the best times of the year for...

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Grow: Need a holiday side job? Here’s where to look
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Grow: Need a holiday side job? Here’s where to look

Trying to cover holiday expenses, save a little extra or maybe just spend less time with the family? Enter: the seasonal side gig. Retailers are...

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As the housing market stagnates, American homeowners are staying put for the longest stretches ever
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As the housing market stagnates, American homeowners are staying put for the longest stretches ever

Best New Ideas in Money As the housing market stagnates, American homeowners are staying put for the longest stretches ever New chapter in ‘tale of...

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NerdWallet: The big stores with the biggest bargains on Black Friday
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NerdWallet: The big stores with the biggest bargains on Black Friday

Black Friday competition seems to get fiercer each year. Practically every retailer has an enticing sale, which can make choosing where to shop...

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More than one-third of homeowners are paying for renovations with credit cards
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More than one-third of homeowners are paying for renovations with credit cards

Best New Ideas in Money More than one-third of homeowners are paying for renovations with credit cards How are you going to pay for that Home Depot...

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Tax Guy: 7 year-end tax planning strategies for small business owners
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Tax Guy: 7 year-end tax planning strategies for small business owners

You still have time to significantly reduce your 2018 business income tax bill. Here are seven year-end moves to consider, taking into account...

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The Moneyist: My husband inherited money—should I divorce him after he pays off our mortgage?
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The Moneyist: My husband inherited money—should I divorce him after he pays off our mortgage?

Best New Ideas In Money My husband inherited money—should I divorce him after he pays off our mortgage? This woman appears to be planning an exit...

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Half of Americans with this credit card regretted getting one
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Half of Americans with this credit card regretted getting one

Next time the cashier at the checkout counter suggests signing up for a credit card to get extra savings, you may want to hold off. Nearly half (47...

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Neighbors of lottery winners are more likely to go bankrupt
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Neighbors of lottery winners are more likely to go bankrupt

With the Mega Millions jackpot at an estimated record high of $868 million ahead of Friday’s drawing, many are dreaming of what they would do with...

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Cannabis Watch: Cannabis is now legal in Canada, but pot companies expect a rocky start
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Cannabis Watch: Cannabis is now legal in Canada, but pot companies expect a rocky start

SMITHS FALLS, ONTARIO — The launch of the recreational cannabis industry in Canada will be a volatile ride, but the companies forming the industry...

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The Moneyist: My brother-in-law asked my husband to hide a six-figure inheritance before his divorce
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The Moneyist: My brother-in-law asked my husband to hide a six-figure inheritance before his divorce

My brother-in-law asked my husband to hide a six-figure inheritance before his divorce This woman is furious that they colluded to stash funds in a...

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Outside the Box: What’s my tax situation if I convert a rental property to a personal residence?
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Outside the Box: What’s my tax situation if I convert a rental property to a personal residence?

Q: I have a rental house that my wife and I are planning to make my primary residence. I did a 1031 exchange when I purchased that property. How...

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Deep Dive: You may be surprised at how many S&P 500 stocks have fallen at least 50% from record highs
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Deep Dive: You may be surprised at how many S&P 500 stocks have fallen at least 50% from record highs

Even as the bull market soon turns 10 years old, you might be surprised about how many stocks are trading much lower than their all-time highs....

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NerdWallet: Penny pinching on Halloween costumes? Try these saving secrets
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NerdWallet: Penny pinching on Halloween costumes? Try these saving secrets

If the price tag on the tattered zombie costume at the Halloween store gives you a fright, it’s time to look for ways to shed some of the cost....

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Next Avenue: 5 big pitfalls of retirement, and how to fix them
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Next Avenue: 5 big pitfalls of retirement, and how to fix them

I’ve interviewed more than 1,000 retirees over the years and have observed retirees defaulting to a retirement lifestyle lacking excitement,...

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NerdWallet: Get real about retirement: 8 common ways people fool themselves
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NerdWallet: Get real about retirement: 8 common ways people fool themselves

Money for retirement won’t magically appear, although thinking it will can be comforting. You might put faith in a get-rich-quick scheme, fantasize...

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Why some people splurge at Walmart instead of Amazon
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Why some people splurge at Walmart instead of Amazon

People who live paycheck to paycheck aren’t like other consumers — and where they take their wallet demonstrates this. A new report from Earnin, an...

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NerdWallet: 3 things you should hold off buying until Black Friday
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NerdWallet: 3 things you should hold off buying until Black Friday

In a year when online competition is fierce and brick-and-mortar shops are struggling, major retailers are likely to come out swinging this Black...

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The Moneyist: Should I sell my $565,000 duplex and invest the money—or continue to collect rent?
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The Moneyist: Should I sell my $565,000 duplex and invest the money—or continue to collect rent?

Best New Ideas In Money Should I sell my $565,000 duplex and invest the money—or continue to collect rent? This retiree is 60, has no debt and owns...

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Apple or Android? Here is the most secure phone you can get
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Apple or Android? Here is the most secure phone you can get

Are you an Apple person or an Android person? The question can determine who you date, how much you make in the markets — and how secure your data...

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How Amazon is killing comparison shopping
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How Amazon is killing comparison shopping

The rise of online shopping is making bargain hunting something of a fool’s errand. As more shoppers move online, the competition they are fueling...

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11 ways to build a Paris climate change accord—in your own community
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11 ways to build a Paris climate change accord—in your own community

What can you do to help the planet? Limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius “would require rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in...

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Best New Ideas in Money: Americans’ data is worth billions — and you soon might be able to get a cut of it
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Best New Ideas in Money: Americans’ data is worth billions — and you soon might be able to get a cut of it

In today’s data market, every purchase you make online, every website you click on using a browser and each move you make that triggers your...

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Should you buy a fixer-upper home? It depends
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Should you buy a fixer-upper home? It depends

Buying fixer-upper homes is currently a popular investment in the housing market, especially since lower-priced houses increase housing confidence...

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This is how the boomer generation will influence retirement homes
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This is how the boomer generation will influence retirement homes

This article is reprinted by permission from. It is part of the. For a glimpse into the future of retirement communities and — pardon the odious...

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