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5 Times Women Pay More

At this year's Oscars, Patricia Arquette demanded wage equality for women “once and for all” — and she has a point: Full-time working women earn only about 77 percent of what their male counterparts earn, according to the White House, which adds...

7 Tips for Financial Spring Cleaning

With spring rapidly approaching, it’s not only a great time to spruce up your home and organize your closets, but it’s also an ideal time to clean up your finances. Here are some ideas from some top consumer finance advisers: 1. Sweep Away Winter...

How to Save $1 Million In Your 401(k)

Got $1 million in your 401(k)? Some savers might be surprised how feasible that savings goal is if they put their mind — and their money — to it. Of course, if you don’t have $1 million saved, you’re definitely not alone. Just 0.42 percent of all...

The One Thing Mark Zuckerberg Looks for in a Job Candidate

It pays to want the boss’s job. Or, at least, appear like you could do it. It worked for Sheryl Sandberg, 45, Chief Operating Officer of Facebook Inc., who now has a net worth of over $1 billion. And it also didn’t spoil the chances of Dustin...

4 Ways to Beat Work Stress

Most of us are running hard, performing miraculous juggling acts. Every second of every day, we all try to squeeze out more, to get everything done, and try to have a little down time, too. But I didn’t really stop to think about what I’m doing...

3 Biggest Financial Mistakes Made By Each Generation

High school yearbooks don’t say which students are “most likely to make terrible financial decisions.” But if they did, a recent report could predict what those mistakes would be, based on when the person graduated. Every generation has a “pain...

The Mortgage Mistake Nearly Half of Borrowers Make

Did you pay too much for your mortgage? If you’re like millions of Americans, the answer is probably yes — and that means you may be throwing tens of thousands of dollars of your hard-earned money at the bank, when you might not need to. A report...

IRA Accounts Are Tax-smart and Better Than Ever

Making meaningful contributions to IRAs has gotten a lot easier over the years. Back in 2002, annual contributions to a traditional or Roth IRA were limited to only $2,000. The opportunity to make deductible contributions to traditional IRAs was...

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