Tuesday , 21 February 2017


Personal Finance

The Financial Impact Of Living Longer

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People are living longer. The double-edged sword version is that people have a much longer time horizon to plan for financially, which could make things tricky for those who aren’t thoughtful about the potential ramifications.

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Bots, Chips, and Selfies: How Safe Are the New Ways to Pay?

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From selfie-payments to Facebook Messenger bots, there is now a long list of unusual ways that you can pay the water bill or complete your grocery run for the week. But how safe are these new ways to pay? Let's take a closer look at how some of these new payment methods work, and what you can do to make them even safer.

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Alternative Investments: Are They For You?

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Back in 2007, 65% of American adults reported investing in stocks yet in 2016, only 52% said they had money invested in equities so, where is all the money going? While there are no clear answers to this question, there are alternatives to the stock market which might be palatable to certain investors. We'll explore these asset classes and ways in which even average investors might take advantage of their opportunities.

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Check Your Change! Certain Recent US Coins Are Worth $Thousands

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There are a number of U.S. error coins and die varieties in circulation today worth from $30 to $35,000 because they have small distinguishing characteristics that make them rare and valuable. This article will tell you which of your pocket change coins might be worth a large premium over face value, and why. Words: 1100

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A Financial Bucket List For 2017

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When you think of a bucket list, and mention money, it's easy to start daydreaming about things that cost a fortune. However, you don't have to have your head in the clouds to achieve a bucket list of money moments. Here are 8 of the big ones.

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The Changing Ways Americans Spend Their Money – Surprising

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Consumers are the foundation of the U.S. economy and today's chart plots data (reflecting median spending, and adjusted for inflation) from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) for 12 different consumer categories over a period of nearly 75 years to show the changing way in which Americans spend their money.

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