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Do You Live in a Bad Place to…

Florida is a retirement mecca for good reasons. It is the nation's most affordable state when it comes to tax-friendliness on pensions and Social Security, inheritance, and overall cost of living. It has a vibrant…

Millennials are Saving a LOT. Here’s Why

Millennials are prioritizing saving for retirement and increasing the amount of money they contribute from their paychecks. A recent Bankrate survey found that 30% of younger Millennial employees or those who are 18 to 26…

Are You Following Bad Advice?

Good financial advice can help you achieve your life goals. Bad financial advice can cost you a fortune and leave you worse off than if you had tried to go it alone. Unfortunately, you're still…

The Biggest Financial Mistake You’re Probably Making

The 2008 financial crisis made it clear: Americans save too little, spend too much and borrow excessively, says Princeton professor Sheldon Garon. In Western Europe and East Asia, governments aggressively encourage people to save through…

The Lottery You CAN’T LOSE

AUSTIN — Texas banks and credit unions want make a game out of saving money — every time you do, you’ll have the chance to win more. If voters approve Proposition 7 in November, banks and…