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March 2019

How to Prepare for a Financial Emergency

The 35-day partial government shutdown that kicked off 2019 created a moment of truth for the 800,000 employees and contractors who had to figure out how to cover their bills until their paychecks kicked ...

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Financial Planning
March 2019

What to Do If You Face a Financial Crisis

Hit with an unexpected financial hardship? Here are some tips that can help you weather the storm.

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SLIDE SHOW
March 2019

Great Ideas for $1,000: Home, Travel, Gifts & Fitness

Maybe you received a bonus at work, got lucky on a scratch-off lottery ticket or—unlike many disappointed taxpayers this season—you scored a sizable tax refund. If you have a grand to spare, we have ...

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QUIZ
May 2017

What Do You Know about Wills and Trusts? Test Your Estate-Planning Smarts

Don’t freak out, but you’re going to die. Not today (we hope!), not tomorrow, but someday. And you’re probably not ready. Who is? But doing some planning could help put your mind more at ease ab...

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QUIZ
July 2017

The Retiree Tax Quiz

You worked hard for your retirement nest egg, so the idea of paying taxes on those savings isn’t exactly appealing. However, if you know what you’re doing, you can avoid overpaying Uncle S...

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Markets
January 2019

Is the Stock Market Closed on MLK Day?

Both stock traders and bond traders have the day off on Monday to celebrate the birthday of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

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Markets
December 2018

Is the Stock Market Open on New Year's Eve?

Yes, the stock market is open on New Year's Eve during normal trading hours. New Year's Day is a stock market holiday.

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Markets
December 2018

Is the Stock Market Open on Christmas Eve?

Yes, the stock market is open on Christmas Eve, but trading ends early ahead of the stock market holiday on Christmas Day.

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SLIDE SHOW
December 2018

19 Best Stocks to Buy for 2019

Making money in stocks amid an uncertain market (see our 2019 outlook) will require careful choices. It will be difficult to top the revenue and earnings growth rates in 2019, for instance, and economic ...

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Markets
December 2018

Is the Stock Market Closed for President Bush's Funeral?

The stock market will close on Dec. 5 in honor of the former president. Bond markets will also close.

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SLIDE SHOW
November 2018

8 Stocks to Buy for 2019 (and 5 to Sell)

In an uncertain market (see our 2019 outlook) making money in stocks will require careful choices. We think these eight companies, ranging from a money-center bank to a bargain-basement retailer, have ...

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Markets
November 2018

Alicia Levine: It’s Time to Play Defense

Chief strategist at BNY Mellon Investment Management offers her insight on what investors can expect in 2019.

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Markets
November 2018

Is the Stock Market Open on Black Friday After Thanksgiving?

The stock market is open on the Friday after Thanksgiving, but post-holiday trading will end early.

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Markets
November 2018

Is the Stock Market Open on Veterans Day 2018?

Yes, the stock market is open on Veterans Day, but the bond market is closed. See a complete list of all 2018 market holidays.

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Markets
November 2018

Is the Stock Market Open on Election Day 2018?

The stock market is open on Election Day 2018. The bond market is also open for normal trading.

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Smart Buying
November 2018

The Best Personal-Finance Products, Services, Resources and Advice of 2018

Here are our top picks for investments, rewards credit cards, cell phone plans, online security and more.

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Financial Planning
November 2018

Money Moves to Make Now

Take action before the end of the year to save money and improve your finances for 2019.

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