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  • Your 2016 taxes. Step-by-step, here's a guide to completing your entire income tax form, with insights that can help you save money, whether you use software, do the return by hand or rely on a professional.

2017

  • How to make your money last as long as you do. How long should you plan to live? No one can really know, of course. But the answer to that question may be the most critical factor in making a successful financial plan for retirement.
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  • Republicans make killing consumer protections a top priority. There’s a lot important stuff going down that our leaders need to deal with — immigration, climate change, Russians running amok. So what are Republican lawmakers doing? They’re busy with legislation aimed at stripping Americans…
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  • CFPB, Cordray, win second chance to avoid a trump firing. The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and embattled director Richard Cordray won a second chance to defend his independence from the political pressure of being fired at any time for any, or no, reason by President…
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  • Haunted by student debt past age 50. The experience of being crushed by student debt is no longer limited to the young. New federal data shows millions of Americans who are retired or nearing retirement face this burden, as well as the…
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  • Days may be numbered for consumer complaint database. A government complaint database that helps consumers resolve grievances with financial institutions is one of several services that could soon be eliminated, according to a memo by House Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Jeb Hensarling…
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  • 21 questions you need to ask about investment fees. So much hand-wringing over such a simple proposition: When a financial professional gives you advice about the life savings in your retirement account, that person ought to act in your best interest.
 

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