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Helpful hints to make your money resolutions stick

If your 2016 resolution is to spend less and save more, you’re not alone. A quarter of U.S. consumers are making money-saving resolutions, according to Nielsen surveys.

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Taking the long view on long-term care insurance

As a financial planner who also sells long-term care insurance, Regi Armstrong always planned to buy a policy at some point. The only question was when.

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5 things to put on your year-end financial checklist

The end of the year is a good time to wrap up financial loose ends and set priorities for the year ahead. Over three-fifths of Americans identify staying within budget as a “take charge priority” in a recent survey.

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Older divorced women likely to be poor

More and more adults are entering their golden years alone, either through divorce, or by choosing to stay unmarried. For older women, Social Security benefits may not stave off poverty.

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Tips for a happy, healthy and safe holiday season

It is challenging to keep the peace with family, stay on track with diet, drink responsibly and avoid being targeted by criminals, who seem to come out of the woodwork during the season.

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Money Medical

Big premium increases for Medicare drug plan?

Beneficiaries have until Dec. 7 to see if there’s a lower-cost plan that will cover their medications in 2016. Consumer advocates and experts say it will pay to shop around this sign-up season.

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