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With the elections in the rearview mirror, Wall Street can focus on gridlock and interest rates — and maybe impeachment and a recession.
The additional amount is just $500, but financial advisers note that the extra money can grow substantially over time.
Generous incentives are meant to attract money to so-called opportunity zones, but investors should be cautious.
From credit reports to family leave, there are a few areas in which Democrats and Republicans share common ground. And bipartisan cooperation could be good for your wallet.
The authors of a new academic study explore the effect of political differences on how we give to charity.
Retirement plan sponsors like Prudential and TIAA have developed games and quizzes to motivate workers to save and invest more actively. It might work.
Morningstar said that explaining the plans more clearly could help persuade more parents to use them. The lower fees might also help.
If history is a guide, the best part of the four-year “presidential cycle” is here. Will the pattern hold?
New smartphone season is here, but last year’s models can offer similarly impressive features at great discounts. These tips will help you grab one without regretting it later.
The insurance marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act is still here, but Republican efforts to hobble the law have yielded new options, and some potential pitfalls, now that open enrollment has begun.
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Money managers say a recent United Nations report gives investors a concrete guide to understand how climate change will affect their investments.
Netflix has enchanted subscribers and investors, and disrupted global media. But its dependence on debt raises questions about its real value.
The creator of the FICO score says it will test a supplement that considers a borrower’s bank account balances and cash management.
President Trump is promising a 10 percent tax cut before the midterms. Policy experts and lawmakers, who have had little to say on the subject, suggest that won’t happen.
A consumer group says insurers sometimes charge more to people living in less affluent ZIP codes — even if they have good driving records.
Impact investing — which considers social good in addition to financial returns — has matured in the past decade, and some investors are turning more attention to the arts.
Federal relief for public servants needed its own relief effort. Nearly 30,000 have applied for the “temporary expanded” plan. Nobody has qualified yet.
The long bull market in the United States has looked fragile lately. In our quarterly report on investing, we offer insights, analysis and some humor that may help you deal with it all.