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Riding Out Volatility

How should you respond to volatility? When considering this question, you may want to think about the bigger picture before making any decisions. In 2017, Wall Street saw very little pronounced volatility. The absolute daily percentage change for the S&P 500 in 2017...

5 Questions to Help You Manage Money Well as a Couple

When you marry, your financial life changes – and your approach to managing your money may change as well. To succeed as a couple, you may also have to succeed financially. At some point, you will have to ask yourselves questions about both your shared finances and...

Rehearsing for Retirement

Imagine if you could preview your retirement in advance. In a sense, you can. Financially and mentally, you can “rehearse” for the third act of your life, while still enjoying the second. Pretend you are retired for a month or two. Take two steps to act out your...

What Could You Do With Your Tax Refund?

So, according to those survey results, about six in ten people who get a refund will use it to try and improve their personal finances. You could follow their example. Here are six possible uses for your tax refund: