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No-fee ETFs: Is there a catch?

Online brokers increasingly offer fee- and commission-free funds to their customers. But are there hidden drawbacks?
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Bloomberg Gives Shout Out to Older Workers

Confirmation Hearings For Supreme Court Nominee Sonia Sotomayor ContinueMichael Bloomberg, founder of the financial services company Bloomberg LP and former mayor of New York City, says younger people worry about hiring older workers.

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Family Caregivers, like Superheroes, need a break

“I’m so tired, even my health has gone down due to stress, I love my Mom…but with my health issues, all I do is cry alone.
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Oversharing on social media can cost you

Getting too personal online can cost you big-time if the wrong person gets their hands on your information.
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How dying rich can hurt you and your estate

Everyone knows that you can't take it with you, but there are financial perils to leaving it behind.
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What Ideas@50+ Taught Me about Positive Living

As a blogger for AARP and the host of its Best of Everything video series on YouTube, I had an oppKevinSpaceyortunity to attend the association’s recent Ideas@50+ event in S

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Laid Off? 9 Lessons Learned From Getting Fired

Man in suitTales from the newly laid-off have been overflowing my Facebook news-feed of late.

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Clean up that cluttered portfolio

Simplifying your investments can help you save money and smooth out returns.
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5 questions to answer before you retire

It’s important to have a plan for how you will spend your time in retirement.
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Financial Education WORKS, here's the results.

As states wrestle with financial literacy requirements for graduation, a recent staff working paper from the Federal Reserve concludes financial education WORKS.  http://1.usa.gov/1qCIz6M

8 business travel secrets every frequent flyer should know

Be a savvy traveler and make your flying experience pleasurable and seamless by following these tips.
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Smart travel tips for the small business owner

Use these strategies and tech tools to boost productivity and minimize expenses when traveling.
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11 creative things job seekers have done to get noticed

From the inspired to the inappropriate, these job seekers made a lasting impression on their interviewer.
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Arianna Huffington: Life Is More Than Power or Money

Arianna Huffington’s message for older Americans: Don’t define yourself in terms of money and power because someone always has more, she says. What’s way more important is your sense of well-being, wisdom and wonder.

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Let's Get Grandma a Tablet

Many of us still fondly remember talking on the old-fashioned rotary dial phone with the curly cord. At one time, just about every home had one. But when it comes to the new forms of communications and technology, there is a digital divide between old and young that needs swift action.

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8 things new employees should never do

Complaining about your old boss or taking long lunches may be fine later -- but not now.
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4 vital signs of your financial health

Zero in on these four numbers to get a sense of your financial well-being.
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Your financial health: 4 vital signs

These four numbers can help you take the pulse of your finances.
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My Husband the Scam Victim

By Sally Hurme

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How to deal with a retirement catastrophe

These backup plans will help you weather almost any retirement obstacle.
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