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6 tips on managing your 401(k)

Even if you’re a set-it-and-forget-it investor, unless you’ve pulled out of stocks altogether it’s likely the stock portion of your 401(k) account has grown significantly in the last few years.

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The right fit: Tips for hiring a financial adviser

Hiring financial help is hard. Anyone looking for assistance managing their money will quickly encounter an alphabet soup of professional designations.

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Is your doctor’s office the most dangerous place for data?

Those medical forms you give the receptionist and send to your health insurer provide fertile ground for criminals looking to steal your identity.

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How heirloom value shifts from sentiment to cash

“Children don’t know what to do with all this stuff, and don’t have room for it, and just get to the point that they throw their hands up and say, ‘This has got to go.’ ”

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Housing debt, foreclosures plague older Americans

America’s oldest homeowners have been struggling to maintain their financial security as their incomes are falling and their mortgage payments and property tax and health care costs have increased.

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Men, women experience retirement differently

Women report more positive experiences in retirement than men, yet also say they are more likely to experience negative emotions, especially stress.

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