January 13 2011

7 top Fidelity funds for your 401k

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Whether you’re near retirement or just starting your career, these funds — with suggested allocations for your age and risk tolerance — belong in your portfolio.

7 top Fidelity funds for your 401k

January 13 2011

Profit from soaring food prices

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The prices of some basics, including wheat and rice, have risen by more than a quarter and are near historic highs. As your budget tightens, these stocks benefit.

Profit from soaring food prices

January 13 2011

6 marriage-killing money issues

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Don’t let debt do you part. Find out how couples can stave off power struggles, fights over how much to help in-laws and other potential conflicts.

6 marriage-killing money issues

January 12 2011

Last chance to grab the cheap money

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Interest rates are starting to rise as the era of cheap debt comes to an end. If you can afford to borrow and put that money to good use — say, on a home or car — new debt may actually save you money.

Last chance to grab the cheap money

January 12 2011

Time to make the 401k mandatory?

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The 401k was supposed to be a supplemental retirement program. But now that it’s become the main source of old-age security, the rules need rethinking

Time to make the 401k mandatory?

January 12 2011

10 tools to help you save in ’11

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Go online to set goals, see (and celebrate) progress as well as find your money leaks. Bonus: Most of these financial helpers are free.

10 tools to help you save in ’11

January 12 2011

What happens if your bank fails?

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You probably know that deposits are insured, but do you know what the limits are? And what happens if you owe the bank money?

What happens if your bank fails?

January 11 2011

2011’s best values in public colleges

Despite shrinking budgets, these schools continue to deliver a stellar education at an affordable price.

2011’s best values in public colleges

January 11 2011

5 great companies to own now

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You can try to outguess the market for great results in 2011, or you can simply buy companies you think will do great things. Here are several worth a look, including GE, AMD and 3M.

5 great companies to own now

January 11 2011

5 tips for finding lost loot

If you know where to look, you may discover forgotten assets and unclaimed property. Here’s where to look and how to claim what’s rightfully yours.

5 tips for finding lost loot