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Mark Cuban’s Secret to Success

You’ve probably heard the phrase “follow your passion.” While it can work for some people, others say it’s misleading advice. Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban explained why in a recent CNBC interview: “I used to be…

What Inflation Means for You

Inflation is on the rise. The consumer-price index (CPI) increased 0.5 percent this month and more than two percent on the year, saddling you with higher prices. MarketWatch’s Maria Lamagna outlines what inflation means for…

Tax Refund Season is Here. Use It Wisely.

Tax Day is fast approaching, which means that millions of Americans will be receiving a tax refund in the coming weeks. In 2017, the Internal Revenue Service issued nearly 112 million tax refunds, averaging $2,985…

Don’t Make This 401(k) Mistake

Millions of employees have an employer who matches some, or all, 401(k) contributions. But too many Americans don’t take advantage of it. While the majority of workers with 401(k) plans contribute enough to take full…

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Three Things You Need to Know About Money

While many Americans keep track of their own finances, many others rely on a financial advisor to do it for them. Money management can be stressful, and outside help can alleviate some of that stress.…

Why Saving is All Mental

When it comes to cash on hand, many Americans are running surprisingly low. According to Federal Reserve data, 44 percent of Americans don’t have enough funds to cover an unexpected $500 expense. And roughly 60…