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Some Tips on Career Coaching Your Millennial

Many of our adult children face a daunting job outlook. The post-recession recovery has been particularly difficult for young adults, who have experienced double-digit unemployment rates for more than 70 consecutive months, according to The Young Invincibles, a think tank in Washington, D.C.

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Two and a Half Inflation Myths

Inflation lately has been pretty tame. Still, the possibility that it could raise its ugly head again, eating away at our spending power and standard of living, is always in the back of our minds. That’s why it’s important to understand inflation to better protect ourselves from its potential impact. Knowing these myths about inflation is a good place to start.

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1 in 4 Didn’t Notice ID Theft for At Least 2 Years. Would You?

Identity theft is fast-moving. Are you asleep at the wheel?

The sooner ID theft is discovered, the easier it is to repair the damage. And yet, one in four did not know they were victims until at least two years later, finds the Identity Theft Resource Center. That’s more than enough time to destroy your financial life – and start a new one on your dime.

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Choosing a Financial Adviser? This Tool Can Help

Investors are generally advised to check the background of brokers or other financial professionals before doing business with them.

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How to Be Really Rich with Less Money

Most people define their net worth in dollars. As a financial planner, I define net worth in time. Allow me to explain.

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Financial Planning for People with Dementia

As baby boomers move into their late 60s and beyond, the country is likely to experience a growing number of individuals with dementia who have difficulty managing their financial affairs.

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The $64,000 Question: Where Did My Retirement Savings Go?

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AARP Finds ID Theft Higher Than Believed, Simple Preventions Ignored

New research by the AARP Fraud Watch Network finds that identity theft may be occurring at twice the rate previously believed — and the reason may be simple:

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When Grandma’s Called to Take Over

Grandmother reading to grandchildrenCalling all grandmas, calling all

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Will Interest Rates Rise Next Year? Should You Care?

When interest rates rise, the value of bonds decline. Many are sure rates will increase next year, but should you worry about that?

iStock_000005407438Small ratesWhy are experts convinced rates will rise next year?

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Free Financial Advice? What's Not to Like

Retiree couple getting financial adviceNeed financial advice on estate planning, retirement savings or something else?

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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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