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We pay more for health care than any other nation, averaging nearly $10,800 per person per year.
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The best broker for you depends on what’s important to you.
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You can still enjoy life a little by following the old chestnut to pay yourself first.
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We are committed to our mission—delivering accurate, accessible and actionable financial advice in a monthly magazine.
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Alice Rivlin was one of the most vocal critics of the government’s accumulating red ink.
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The real struggle for a deal is often waged in the finance and insurance office.
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More than $32,000 disappeared from my brokerage account. The struggle of getting it back revealed the downsides of using online brokers and investing in foreign stocks.
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For hundreds of thousands of federal workers, this is a true test of financial preparedness.
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Their net worth was damaged more than that of other generations during the Great Recession.
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Besides creating iconic brands, including Craftsman and Kenmore, Sears was a financial innovator.
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We explore the hot FIRE movement and its leader, Mr. Money Mustache, and discover that being mustachian fits well with the financial philosophies we've been espousing for decades.
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Aging forces you to make increasingly complex financial decisions.
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You’ve sent good ideas for articles and shared your own personal finance journeys. I love hearing what’s on your mind.
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Each of the places in our cover story has attributes that are high on retirees’ wish lists.
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It takes a lot of time to do the research to make sure a company is compatible with your values.
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The families we profile are making progress toward their financial goals, but only because they are also making sacrifices.
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Despite being a money expert himself, Kiplinger editor Mark Solheim found the advice industry to be a labyrinth of credentials and opaque fee structures when he went looking for financial guidance from the pros.
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