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    1. Dow Trades Higher After Big U.S. Banks Post Mixed Earnings

      Dow Trades Higher After Big U.S. Banks Post Mixed Earnings

      Here Are 3 Hot Things to Know About Stocks Right Now
      The Dow Jones Industrial Average  traded higher Friday and was on track for its best week since early June.
      JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) , the biggest U.S. bank, rose slightly after posting second-quarter profit of $2.29 a share, 7 cents ahead of estimates.
      The Nasdaq  posted gains after closing Thursday at 7,823, a record high and the first since June 20.

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    2. Dow Falls Sharply as Apple's Slump Offsets Gains in General Electric

      Dow Falls Sharply as Apple's Slump Offsets Gains in General Electric

      Here Are 3 Hot Things to Know About Stocks Right Now
      The S&P 500 and Nasdaq traded lower Friday for the second time in five sessions. 
      The Dow Jones Industrial Average declined Friday for the third day in a row.
      Despite declines Friday, the three U.S. benchmark stock indexes remained on track to finish higher for the week.

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    3. State-Sponsored IRAs Help Provide Nest Eggs for Small Business Employees

      State-Sponsored IRAs Help Provide Nest Eggs for Small Business Employees

      Caring for retirees who do not have enough saved for their non-working years can fall to taxpayers through healthcare and other costs, so some states have begun implementing their own programs to address the problem. 

      This year Washington State joined, California, Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Oregon as a state that provides savings plans for workers looking to build a nest egg for retirement. Learn more about retirement planning here

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    4. How to Boost Your Retirement: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Thursday 2/15/18)

      How to Boost Your Retirement: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Thursday 2/15/18)

      "I want to talk about the big picture," Jim Cramer told his Mad Money viewers as he dedicated an entire episode to building wealth -- the kind of wealth that can augment your paycheck and bolster your retirement. Cramer said before you even consider investing in your future, you need to accomplish three very important tasks. First, he said you must pay off all your credit card debt.

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    5. 9 Ways to Deal with the IRS if You're Accused of Back Taxes

      9 Ways to Deal with the IRS if You're Accused of Back Taxes

      Unpaid taxes are a big problem for the Internal Revenue Service, and if they find you're one of those delinquents not paying, the agency will make big problems for you, too. While data varies on the topic, one study from the IRS says that the federal government loses $385 billion, while other reports state that the number is closer to $600 billion, in unpaid taxes each year.

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    6. Can Xerox Copy HP's Profits?

      Can Xerox Copy HP's Profits?

      For more than 100 years, Xerox has been a pioneer -- first as a manufacturer of photographic paper, followed by making inroads into photocopy technology and home computing. Its name has become synonymous with the act of making paper copies. However, the market for printers and copiers is rapidly shrinking -- by as much as 5% in the coming year. So Xerox is turning its business around with a focus on new technologies.

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    7. The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Funding a College Education

      The Gift That Keeps on Giving: Funding a College Education

      With the rising cost of college education, it's becoming increasingly important to look ahead and come up with a plan of action to pay for tuition. Although the earlier you start saving, the better, you can help ease the burden of planning for future college expenses for a child of any age by contributing to a 529 plan this holiday season.

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    8. Will Your Social Security Check Plummet in 2017?

      Will Your Social Security Check Plummet in 2017?

      Buckle up for disturbing news: your Social Security check may well go down in 2017 - and that is despite a 0.2% projected increase in the Social Security benefit. But this is inside the Beltway, Washington, D.C. reality, so know that many millions of Social Security recipients won't actually pay a scheduled Medicare increase and therefore won't see a decrease in their Social Security benefit. But other millions will. Confused? And in which camp are you - those who pay or those who don't?

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    9. 83% of U.S. Seniors Want to Keep Their Own Homes in Retirement

      83% of U.S. Seniors Want to Keep Their Own Homes in Retirement

      Americans heading into their golden years don't want to do so in an unfamiliar house. Apparently, being outside of their own kitchen and living room also means being out of their comfort zone.

      That's according to a brand new study - The American College's Home Equity and Retirement Income Planning Survey - which says 83% of people nearing or in retirement "do not want to relocate in retirement."

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    10. Should You Buy COBRA in the Age of Obamacare?

      Should You Buy COBRA in the Age of Obamacare?

      NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Faced with sudden unemployment, some former employees gravitate toward buying insurance mandated by COBRA (the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act), a previous stand-by health care solution for some consumers. COBRA seemed like the natural progression “in the old days” before the Affordable Care Act (ACA) was passed and remained one of the few options for consumers who could not afford to purchase health insurance especially if they had a pre-existing condition or were concerned the plan would drop people from their coverage if they became ill, said Nate Purpura, vice president of consumer affairs at eHealth.com ...

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