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Career

The 5 Words Never to Say… During a Job Interview

Job hunters greatly outnumber openings these days, so even a seemingly minor slip of the tongue can cut short your…

Career

New On the Job? 10 Ways to Make Them Really Glad They Hired You

We don’t just have to learn a new set of responsibilities when we start a new job…we also must learn…

Retirement Accounts

Leaving a Job? How to Decide If Your 401(k) Should Go, Too

Over the course of a career, Americans change jobs more than 10 times, on average, staying in each job just…

Career

To Find a Job, Break the Rules

In this tough job market, you can’t play by the old “rules.” As a career coach who has helped thousands…

Career

8 Professions Hiring Now (No College Required)

The recent recession has taken its toll on many working people, but those who lack college degrees have fared the…

Career

Lost Your Job? Cobra vs. Obamacare

If you find yourself temporarily unemployed or you retire shortly before becoming Medicare eligible (at age 65), you might face…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

Safer Target Funds

Target-date funds are supposed to help prevent a stock market plunge from ruining your retirement. But if that market meltdown…

Health Insurance

Insurer Says “No”? What to Do

Here's a sobering statistic: Each year, more than 200 million (yes, you read that right) claims are denied by insurance…

Retirement Planning

Smart Ways to Take Money from Retirement Accounts

We spend decades putting money into our retirement accounts, then the moment finally arrives to start pulling it back out.…

Stocks

5 Unloved Stocks That Are Bargains Now

From Contrarian Fund Manager Don Hodges Early in 2009, Don Hodges made a big bet on pens. Two of his…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

10 Best Mutual Funds for 2014

Going into the sixth year of a bull market, mutual funds will face greater challenges in 2014 as they try…

Investing

The Shrewdest Money Moves You Can Make in 2014

For investors, borrowers, savers and consumers, rising interest rates and slow economic growth will help shape the outlook for 2014.…

Mutual Funds & ETFs

The Best Stock Funds When Interest Rates are Rising

In the past few years, with interest rates so low, investors have flocked to mutual funds that focus on dividend-paying…

Stocks

The New Wave of IPOs

Which to Invest In, Which to Avoid What do Twitter, Dropbox, Chrysler and Kodak all have in common? They have…

Stocks

The Best and Worst Stocks When Interest Rates Rise

Will rising interest rates in the next few years deflate the stock market? That fear caused the Dow Jones Industrial…