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Your Money Adviser: The Dangerous State of Americans’ Savings

published about 18 hours ago
Most households have only a paltry amount in easily accessible accounts, but some simple steps can help many set money aside for use in an emergency.

Your Money: The Would’ve, Should’ve and Could’ve of Taxing 529 Plans

published about 20 hours ago
Your Money: The Would’ve, Should’ve and Could’ve of Taxing 529 Plans
A White House plan to remove a tax break for saving money for college in 529 plans goes awry, and the reason includes money and feelings.

Retiring: Managing Health Costs With Crowdfunding

published about 22 hours ago
Retiring: Managing Health Costs With Crowdfunding
Asking friends and family, and even strangers, to help with bills is becoming more accepted on crowdfunding websites.

Your Money Adviser: Law Creates Special Savings Accounts for Disabled People

published 1 day ago
A new law enables the creation of special accounts, modeled after the popular Section 529 education plans that many families use to save for college.

Wealth Matters: In Alzheimer’s Cases, Financial Ruin and Abuse Are Always Lurking

published 1 day ago
Wealth Matters: In Alzheimer’s Cases, Financial Ruin and Abuse Are Always Lurking
The film “Still Alice” focuses attention on a disease that can devastate families emotionally and financially.