• College brings financial challenges

    College brings financial challenges

    If youíre the parent of a child already attending or about to enter college, you probably have a lot on your mind. Thatís understandable. College is an exciting time of life, full of big choices and exciting opportunities. But letís face it, itís...

  • Save for a house or take out a mortgage?

    Save for a house or take out a mortgage?

    Dear Dave,

    Iím 28, single, and I just became debt-free. In addition, I make $70,000 a year and have the equivalent of...

    • May 19, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Help your parents to help themselves

    Help your parents to help themselves

    Dear Dave,

    My parents have always been bad with money, and recently they lost their home to foreclosure. They found...

    • May 12, 2018 8:00 am
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  • When is it okay to have a little fun?

    When is it okay to have a little fun?

    Dear Dave,

    When is it okay to have a little fun, and buy things you want, when youíre following the Baby Steps...

    • May 5, 2018 8:00 am
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  • How to avoid a retirement savings disaster

    How to avoid a retirement savings disaster

    The $140 billion drop in the value of General Electricís stock price during the past year gets the full human interest...

    • Apr 28, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Donít make financial promises you canít keep

    Donít make financial promises you canít keep

    Dear Dave,

    My husband and I are just starting Baby Step one of your plan. Prior to this, we told my two nephews we would...

    • Apr 21, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Lump-sum investing usually works best

    Lump-sum investing usually works best

    The combination of a long bull market, high valuations, rising interest rates and increased volatility can make investors...

    • Apr 21, 2018 8:00 am
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  • What happens to debt after death?

    What happens to debt after death?

    Dear Dave,

    Iíve started your personal finance course in high school, so Iím asking this for the entire class. What...

    • Apr 14, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Investors get defensive with age

    Investors get defensive with age

    When I started out as a strategist more than 30 years ago, I had the arrogance of youth, a long-term investing horizon and...

    • Apr 14, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Selling a car for less than outstanding loan

    Selling a car for less than outstanding loan

    Dear Dave,

    How do you sell a vehicle with a lien amount thatís higher than the actual value of the car?

    ó...

    • Apr 7, 2018 8:00 am
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  • Donít invest by headlines

    Donít invest by headlines

    The return of volatility in the first quarter versus 2017 was our focus last week. Some interesting pushback followed the...

    • Apr 7, 2018 8:00 am
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