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Money Mondays: How Amazon Just Made Groceries A 'Whole' Lot Cheaper

Last week Amazon completed its purchase with Whole Foods. Why is this such a big deal?

 This deal is going to shake up the grocery industry. 817 more words

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Money Mondays: Why You Should Never Borrow From Your 401K

What do we need to know right now about 401(k) loans?

 We have seen a significant rise in 401(k) loans in recent years. Loans against retirement accounts have been taking the place of home equity loans because fewer Americans have home equity in the wake of the housing market collapse in 2008. 682 more words

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Money Mondays: Why You Could Be Underpaying Your Taxes

Why do we need to talk about taxes right now? 

I know that taxes are a favorite topic to avoid, but as the saying goes, nothing is certain but death and taxes. 698 more words

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Money Mondays: Why Homeownership Is More Important Now Than Ever Before

Why we are talking about the housing recovery. 

The broader housing market has been on fire lately. We have seen housing prices in cities across the country rise very rapidly, and in many cases, this trend has made housing unaffordable. 495 more words

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Money Mondays: How's The Economy?

So, how’s the economy doing these days? 

Our latest peek at the state of the U.S. economy came out on Friday, and Commerce Department numbers show the economy expanded at a rate of 2.6 percent in the second quarter of the year. 651 more words

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Money Mondays: Where Financial Literacy Stands Now

Financial literacy is so important. What is the current thinking about it?

There is some bad news, and there is some good news. The bad news is that the emphasis on financial literacy has been significantly lacking in this country, and we can see the results in testing. 687 more words

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Money Mondays: Why Women Outpace Men In Retirement Savings

A new study shows women are better at saving for retirement than men.

That’s right. A new study of Fidelity Investments client data found that women earned 0.4 percent higher returns and save a higher percentage of their paychecks than men do, at that is true at every salary level. 658 more words

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