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Strategies: Scoping Out a Phantom Recession

published 2 days ago
Strategies: Scoping Out a Phantom Recession
The Economic Cycle Research Institute, which had predicted a recession for 2011-12, recently acknowledged it was wrong — but not by much.

The Haggler: Hey, Driver: Hang Up the Phone, Turn Off the TV and Step on It

published 2 days ago
The Haggler: Hey, Driver: Hang Up the Phone, Turn Off the TV and Step on It
A fan of yellow taxis gives New York cabbies a few reasons Uber is mopping the road with them.

Retiring: The Risks and Rewards of Self-Managing Investment Portfolios

published Fri, May 22 2015 11:10 GMT
Retiring: The Risks and Rewards of Self-Managing Investment Portfolios
Retirees who make their own investment decisions save money on fees, but face complex questions on taxes and estate planning. Online tools, and investment clubs, can help those going it alone.

Your Money Adviser: It’s Time to Pay for All That Knowledge

published Fri, May 22 2015 09:16 GMT
Here are tips for paying off student loans.

Wealth Matters: Paying the Price for a Personal Drill Sergeant

published Fri, May 22 2015 07:49 GMT
Wealth Matters: Paying the Price for a Personal Drill Sergeant
For those who can afford the luxury, personal trainers will conduct private, specialized exercise classes at any hour or in any location.