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My colleagues, who are money nerds just like me, know that I'm obsessed with finding the best retirement calculator. I've been on this quest for years. As you'll learn later this week, my favorite retirement tool is (and has been) NewRetirement. But there are other great tools out...
No one likes the idea of paying more income tax than necessary. Understanding how to lower your tax bill could save you a significant amount of money each year. By using tax credits, deductions, and adjustments correctly, you can lower the amount you owe. The trouble is, there’s...
His base case calls for no interest rate hikes this year, but market researcher James Bianco has his guard up. He's worried the Federal Reserve may become too ambitious and wreck the economy. "The economy is OK on its own. I don't really think it needs...
Nobody likes that call. The one that says you owe money, and someone wants to collect on it. For a lot of people, their first impulse is...
Last week, I published an extended excerpt from Grant Sabatier's new book, Financial Freedom. Sabatier's core message is that time is more valuable than money — and that freedom is more valuable than time. Several GRS readers took issue with the book's seemingly anti-work tone. “There is a lot of...
If you’re like most people, you’ll probably start your home ownership journey with a mortgage loan. Most people can’t afford to pay for a home up front due to the high costs involved, yet home-ownership is a priority for many. In fact, mortgage debt is the single most...
Wall Street bear Peter Boockvar warns that 2019's market rally is flawed, and a major setback will slam stocks. His chief reasons include sluggish global growth, the earnings slowdown and a fuzzy economics picture. "I would be fading this rally thinking that it's more of a...
On paper, debt seems simple: It’s an imbalance that occurs when people spend more money than they earn. The solution, then, would be figuring out how to...
If you've read money blogs over the past five years, you've heard about Personal Capital. Personal Capital is a free money-tracking tool with a beautiful interface and — gasp — no advertising. (One of my big complains about Mint is that it shoves ads in your face.) Many of...