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On the Money: Interest in CDs likely to remain low as rates falter

Your hunt for your next CD is likely to be as disappointing as the last. In fact, it might be even more disheartening.

July 14, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Does college pay? It depends on your profession

Is college worth it? Currently, it doesn't seem so for students hoping to get jobs in architecture, government, the humanities or arts after college.

June 23, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Older workers hit by recession will continue to struggle

While the nation's economy is on the mend after the Great Recession of 2008, many people who lost jobs at age 50 or over are expected to struggle for the rest of their lives.

June 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Look at options to repay student loans

If you have just finished college and have a job - congratulations. Still, even with a job, many new graduates are shocked when they find out how difficult it is to cover student loans and other expenses.

May 26, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: If Mom taught you about money, thank her

You probably didn't find a Mother's Day card thanking your mom for helping you figure out how to handle your money.

May 12, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Companies offer new model for choosing caregiver

The emergency arrived when Jenna Lynn Schoeneman's father failed to pass his driver's test.

March 31, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Sooner or later, bear market will growl back

Could it happen again? Could your retirement plans end up in shambles, and your college savings tattered?

March 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Bull market in gold may fade as world economies mend

Are the golden years over for gold? With prominent hedge fund managers such as George Soros selling large quantities of gold and the price down about 16.5 percent from 2011's all-time peak near $1,924, some experts think gold's best days could be tarnished by the world's nascent economic recovery.

February 24, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Don't overlook these deductions, credits when doing your taxes

Love those tax deductions because their days could be numbered.

February 17, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Researchers find correlation between debt, depression

Does your debt nag at you and make you miserable? A researcher has now put a number to the emotions. He has quantified just how much debt drags some people down.

January 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Year-end tax planning is vexing as 'cliff' looms

There are mere weeks left to maneuver so you keep as much of your money as possible without overpaying taxes for 2012.

December 09, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Don't base financial planning on age alone

Q: We are age 79 and 76, retired, in good health, and are fortunate to have enough money to live out long lives and probably leave an estate to our children. I would like to know what is a decent asset allocation for somebody in our financial situation.

November 04, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Restless workers look to land better jobs

Although more than 12 million Americans are unemployed and looking for work, many people with jobs are getting itchy for advancement and starting to think about a move.

October 07, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: More firms offer advice, restore 401(k) matches

After leaving employees to fend for themselves with retirement savings plans in the 2008 financial crisis, companies are now giving employees extra money to stash away for their futures in 401(k) plans.

September 02, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Investment insured? Take time to know

Q: With seemingly stable companies such as AIG, JPMorgan (Chase), Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Lehman Brothers, MF Global and Peregrine having financial problems, how safe are investor monies held/deposited with national brokers such as Scottrade, (TD) Ameritrade, Vanguard, Schwab and others?

August 12, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Regular investors can make use of the same funds big guys like

One of the first lessons of investing is that there are no heroes.

July 01, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: Here's how to plan for the next (possible) crash

Recent news has been conjuring images of 401(k) and college savings risks again - this time with a financial crisis in Europe rather than the U.S. housing mess.

June 24, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

On the Money: How much do you need to retire? Read it, weep

If you've spent your career at a large company that nudges you repeatedly to make the most out of your 401(k), you probably will retire someday with plenty of money.

June 17, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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