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Retiring: Taking a Job Out of the Financial Equation

published 1 day ago
Retiring: Taking a Job Out of the Financial Equation
As they tackle numerous financial issues, some baby boomers considering retirement are hiring life counselors to help them plot their futures.

Shortcuts: As Data About Drivers Proliferates, Auto Insurers Look to Adjust Rates

published 1 day ago
As insurers embrace big data, your premiums may go up or down based not only on your driving record, but also your voting record and credit score.

It’s the Economy: How Payday Lenders Prey Upon the Poor — and the Courts Don’t Help

published 1 day ago
It’s the Economy: How Payday Lenders Prey Upon the Poor — and the Courts Don’t Help
A $600 loan and the struggle to even the playing field between businesses and their customers.

Mortgages: Sign on the Digital Dotted Line

published 2 days ago
Mortgages: Sign on the Digital Dotted Line
Technology for paperless closings has long been available, an now lenders have new incentives to adopt it.

Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks

published 2 days ago
Motherlode Blog: What to Do When Your Child Wants Marijuana Stocks
If we don’t want our kids consuming marijuana, does that mean that they shouldn’t try to make money from it either? Three things to think about when it comes to children’s investing decisions.