12 Things I'm Thankful For

When times get tough, count your financial blessings.

What a year. The markets are in mayhem. The economic outlook is dismal. Our IRA and 401(k) balances are disappearing before our eyes. With Thanksgiving approaching, it seems there isn't much to be thankful for when it comes to our finances.

However, try thinking of it this way, as did Bing Crosby in the 1954 musical White Christmas:

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Erin Burt
Contributing Editor, Kiplinger.com