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Credit cards, airlines, mutual funds, banks, cars and more. We help you target the best and avoid the worst.
The next debt bomb, by Janet Bodnar
New cards offer lots of choices, but the fees can be tricky.
Recent glitches have turned up the heat on computerized traders.
Should parking rules favor the handicapped?, by Knight Kiplinger
Companies are having a tough time finding external applicants with required skills.
Ships are hitting passengers with a la carte charges.
How to invest in housing, by James K. Glassman
What our print readers want, by Knight Kiplinger
The stocks are cheap, and growth prospects for developing nations dwarf those of established countries.
The case for Dow 17,000, by Jeremy J. Siegel
Some funds yield better than 6%. It's hard to top that these days.
Don't expect major changes at the nation's largest health care fund.
These biotech companies are making important strides in treating many forms of cancer.
Hedge with these funds, by Steven Goldberg
Vanguard will change the benchmarks it uses for index funds and exchange-traded funds to cut costs and save money for investors.
It's been a bumpy year for Harbor Commodity Real Return Strategy Fund.
9 dividend rebuilders to buy now, by Jeffrey R. Kosnett
This PowerShares fund generates a 6.5% yield by investing in preferred stocks.
A year-end assessment of my stock portfolio, by Kathy Kristof
Causeway International Value fund bought European stocks when everyone was selling them.
Yale and Swarthmore top our annual list for quality and affordability.
These year-end maneuvers will trim your tax bill no matter what Congress does.
One option: Figure out how much you can afford to pay on your own, and buy insurance to fill the gaps.
If you have at least 20% equity in your house and good credit, you're a prime candidate.
Some common estate-planning tactics could leave you vulnerable.
You can send a gift card via text, e-mail or Facebook.
Kimberly Lankford answers readers' questions about stock gifts to grandkids, retirement accounts for the self-employed, and more.
If you manage credit cards from retailers wisely, you can reap savings.
When it's time to hang up the car keys, by Jessica Anderson
6 things you need to know about phone scams.
From iPhones to e-readers, nine holiday gifts that won't bust your budget.
A former financial planner posed with members of her retiree community for a racy calendar to raise money for a good cause.