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Many workers are now directly responsible for their financial well-being. Most individual investors are not sufficiently well-informed on financial matters, and thus often make less-than-optimal choices in managing their retirement.
The real power is in your hands. Now its up to you to step up to the plate and do something about your personal savings.
Studies have found that the more couples fight over money, the more likely they are to break up or get divorced. So how long after dating should people open up about finances? Should they consider never combining their finances?
The findings coincide with a Bankrate.com survey that showed the financial security of Americans deteriorating. In July, the
Father's Day is when children traditionally express love for their dads. Show how much you care in return by starting them out with a healthy, realistic attitude toward personal finances.
Budgets are a lot like diets: No single approach works for everyone; overly complicated plans rarely work for long; and sometimes it takes a few tries before you get it right.
Anyone who's ever tried to lose a few pounds knows that not every diet works for every person. Similarly, it may take a few tries to find a system for managing your personal finances.
Based on recent headlines, you might think that Americans are finally saving again. Want to bet? In 2007, the latest year
The world's largest retailer is expecting to see you walk through its doors with an IRS rebate check in your hands. But there is a more patriotic thing you can do.