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DOLLAR BILL OR COIN? HOW THE GOVERNMENT SAVES MONEY.

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Congress considers getting rid of dollar bills for $1 coins to save money. The switch would save taxpayers $4.4 billion over the next 30 years, congressional auditors said. Will dollar bills soon be a thing of the past? Congress says

HOW IRELAND BUILT A CHEESE MOVEMENT

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When Irish farmer Eugene Burns started making a posh French-style, smelly cheese in 1983, he decided to do something either very brave or very foolhardy. So convinced was he of the quality of his cheese that he made the decision

ECONOMICS CAN BE FUN. A GRAPH A MINUTE.

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ECONOMICS is not usually associated with humour. But once a year in the Irish city of Kilkenny, organisers of the “Kilkenomics” festival try to inject some merriment into the dismal science. When it started in 2010 as Europe’s first festival

HOW TO TEACH KIDS ABOUT MONEY USING PIGGY BANKS

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One of the things they don’t teach at school happens to be one of the most important things adults need to know: how to manage money. Any conscientious parent should take over the responsibility of teaching their kids about money.

USING LIFE INSURANCE TO RETAIN MVPS

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Employee turnover is increasing as the economy and job market continue to improve. As a result, 63% of companies now say that employee retention is a top concern, and about half of all employers report a lack of skilled applicants

UNDERSTANDING RMDS

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Tax-deferred plans can be a great way to save money for retirement, but you can’t defer your tax liability forever. Once you reach age 70½, you must begin taking required minimum distributions (RMDs) from these plans each year or face

DIVIDENDS AS A GROWTH STRATEGY

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Dividends can be a source of current income for retirees and others who want an income stream without selling their underlying investments. For long-term investors, reinvested dividends can be a powerful growth engine. A 2013 study by Standard & Poor’s

GOING SOLO

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It’s estimated that more than 53 million Americans are now part of the nation’s growing freelance workforce – this figure includes small-business owners, contract workers, consultants, and others who work on a project basis.1 Self-employed workers may enjoy the flexibility

HOW TO STOP WASTING TIME ON EMAIL

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If you find yourself in a back-and-forth email conversation, save everyone some time by settling the matter in a phone call or meeting. In 2012, the McKinsey Global Institute conducted a study to uncover how much time workers spend on

HOW TO NOT RAISE SPOILED CHILDREN: 7 CRUCIAL MONEY LESSONS

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7 lessons in finance for gracious & grateful kids. When fellow Forbes contributor Vanessa McGrady was checking out at Trader Joe’s, her three-year-old daughter requested jellybeans. Upon hearing the response “No, not today,” the toddler shouted, “But we have enough

HOW 20-SOMETHINGS HAVE AN ADVANTAGE OVER THEIR PARENTS

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Who says millennials don’t know how to save? See why many of them have better financial habits than their parents. All the millennials who have a 401(k) now have a leg up on their parents, according to the Retirement Savings

5 MONEY CONVERSATIONS YOU SHOULD HAVE BEFORE YOU GET MARRIED

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Engaged couples have so many things to talk about while planning their weddings: seating arrangements, their honeymoon destination, future kids… and money. Money may not be the most romantic topic on the pre-wedding agenda, but it’s probably the most important.

THE 4 BEST WAYS TO KEEP YOUR EMPLOYEES HAPPY

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New research outlines the most important ways to keep your company competitive in the tight market for top talent. Now’s the time to dust off that expired gym membership–companies are investing more in employee benefits this year. Thanks to an increased awareness

5 STEPS TO RETIREMENT INCOME

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You’ve saved for years. Now that retirement is here (or near), how do you create an income plan from your savings? There are five steps. We, as an industry, constantly talk about the need to save for retirement. Put money

SAVE $100S NEXT MONTH WITH THESE 10 GROCERY SHOPPING TIPS

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Who says millennials don’t know how to save? See why many of them have better financial habits than their parents. Thrifty shopping may seem like a pain at first, but the savings can really add up. If you’re used to

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