2 Stocks You Can Buy and Hold Forever

Trading in and out of stocks, attempting to time entries and exits into new positions, and letting emotions take over your portfolio are really great ways to… sabotage your wealth-building efforts. "Simply" buying and holding stocks for the long haul allows you to take advantage of the awesome power of compound interest. It may be boring and seem to take […]

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3 Tax Mistakes You Can't Afford to Make

Taxes are very complicated — and unfortunately the stakes are high when you're submitting info to the IRS. If you make an error, you could end up being audited and potentially owing penalties for back taxes. Or you could find yourself paying more than you actually should given your situation. You don't want to be out any more money than […]

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3 Things You Should Be Doing to Save for Retirement (Even if You're Nearly Broke)

When you're young and just starting your career, retirement is probably the last thing on your mind. As you get older, you may start thinking about planning for retirement, but when you're juggling kids, a mortgage, car payments, and a thousand other expenses, it's easy to put off saving for the future for another day. Then before you know it, […]

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Healthcare Could Cost You $285,000 in Retirement, Despite Medicare

If you're retiring this year, plan on spending $285,000 in the coming years on your healthcare, according to Fidelity Investments. Although Medicare provides valuable financial help to people over age 65, it doesn't pay for everything, and as a result, rising healthcare costs could take a big chunk out of your Social Security and other income in retirement. Why Medicare […]

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Ikea may soon let you rent furniture

KAARST, Germany — IKEA will expand tests to allow customers to rent desks and sofas rather than buy them as it shifts away from selling low-cost disposable furniture in response to growing environmental concerns. The world’s biggest furniture group first said it was looking into furniture leasing in February. It fleshed out its plans on Wednesday at an event held […]

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