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September 15, 2016
Your Money: Will you need long-term health care for your pet?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - If you think only humans are living longer, check out Willoughby. The adorable little shih tzu from Atlanta is still trucking...
September 15, 2016 - 9:54am
August 12, 2016
Commentary: The realities of retiring single
When discussing financial planning, it's often discussed in the context of the strategies and actions that you and your spouse need to implement...
August 12, 2016 - 10:57pm
July 23, 2016
Commentary: When does it make sense to add a trust to your estate plan?
When thinking of the hierarchy of estate planning documents, the two that are likely to be on top are wills and trusts. A will is a more basic...
July 23, 2016 - 6:55pm
Your Money: Same-sex marriage boom not yet fueling a path to wealth
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A year after Travis Kelso-Turner and his husband got married, their to-do list of financial tasks still daunts them. "I'm...
June 23, 2016 - 11:45am
June 22, 2016
Your Money: Rebranding You - Five tips for a personal relaunch
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Cait Flanders was wrestling with a common life question: Who am I? Not in an existential sense, but a professional one....
June 22, 2016 - 3:58pm
May 24, 2016
Your Money: Three ways to budget for fun in retirement
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The way retirement is supposed to go is that you scrimp and save for decades while you are working, and then you get to...
May 24, 2016 - 11:28am
May 13, 2016
Your Money: How to buy a house you have not seen first
NEW YORK (Reuters) - For people who are relocating and cannot visit a property in person, technology has made the hurry-up buying process so...
May 13, 2016 - 12:38pm
Your Money: Can comic books teach kids money smarts?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - It's a bird, it's a plane, it's a ... financial planner? The next time your kid brings home a comic book, it might not be...
May 13, 2016 - 12:36pm
March 31, 2016
Your Money: What to do when you can't pay your taxes
NEW YORK - It is tax season, and you owe thousands to the Internal Revenue Service. But you cannot pay.Now what?"The key element is proactivity,"...
March 31, 2016 - 2:56pm
November 12, 2014
YOUR MONEY: Is outliving your savings a fate worse than death?
NEW YORK, Nov 12 (Reuters) - When faced with the prospect of outliving their money, most people might toss and turn at night or obsess about...
November 12, 2014 - 4:07pm
October 15, 2014
YOUR MONEY: How to avoid expense-report hell
NEW YORK, Oct 15 (Reuters) - If work hell exists, then Amanda Larrinaga experienced something like it a couple of years ago. The start-up consultant from Missoula, Montana, was staring at a gigantic stack of nine months' worth of receipts. That meant her immediate future was...
October 15, 2014 - 5:50pm
September 23, 2014
YOUR MONEY: Ten ways to put your retired iPhone to work
Sept 23 (Reuters) - With about 10 million new iPhone 6s ordered in the initial days on the market, a whole lot of old iPhones are destined for...
September 23, 2014 - 2:37pm
September 17, 2014
YOUR MONEY: How to whittle down that wireless bill
Sept 17 (Reuters) - If you're unhappy with your cell phone service - and really, who isn't? - now might be a unique time to either renegotiate your contract or move to a new carrier. Your window of opportunity may be short, however, as carriers have reached a crescendo in an escalating...
September 17, 2014 - 10:38am
September 12, 2014
YOUR MONEY: Want to save big money? Consider the no-booze budget
NEW YORK, Sept 12 (Reuters) - Would you give up alcohol to help balance the family budget? I posed that very question on social media recently....
September 12, 2014 - 10:57am
September 8, 2014
YOUR MONEY: FSA rollover helps workers save, but few flex it
NEW YORK, Sept 5 (Reuters) - The U.S. Treasury Department changed a rule last October to allow employees to roll over $500 of unspent Flexible Spending Account money, ending years of a use-it-or-lose it policy, but most workers have yet to reap its benefits. Only 8 percent of U.S....
September 8, 2014 - 2:27pm