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Stern Advice: How to create your own charitable fund

reuters.com — WASHINGTON Dec 1 My husband buys lottery tickets when we go on vacation. Maybe he's thinking about staying on vacation forever, but my plan for those winnings is different -- I've always dreamed about setting up our own family foundation. The truth is, I don't have to wait until he hits the right numbers.

Inflation-proofing your portfolio? Worry about this.

stltoday.com — With gasoline still selling at around $2 a gallon, food prices relatively flat and Wall Street bond traders betting on 1.5 percent annual inflation as far as the eye can see, it may seem like the wrong time to worry about rising consumer prices.

Inflation-proofing your portfolio? Then worry about this

reuters.com — NEW YORK With U.S. gasoline selling under $2 a gallon, food prices relatively flat and Wall Street bond traders betting on 1.5 percent annual inflation as far the eye can see, it may seem like the wrong time to worry about rising consumer prices.

STERN ADVICE-Inflation-proofing your portfolio? Then worry about this

cnbc.com — NEW YORK, March 31- With U.S. gasoline selling under $2 a gallon, food prices relatively flat and Wall Street bond traders betting on 1.5 percent annual inflation as far the eye can see, it may seem like the wrong time to worry about rising consumer prices.

Stern Advice: How much is $250,000?

reuters.com — From where I sit, $250,000 a year - the amount President Barack Obama and other Democrats say is top-tier household income - is a substantial amount of money. But I don't sit in Manhattan or Honolulu or San Francisco, where folks say they can easily blow through that much paying rent and childcare, and not living like kings.

Breast-feeding supplies deductible, IRS rules

reuters.com — WASHINGTON Breast pumps and other lactation supplies are now tax deductible as medical expenses, the Internal Revenue Service said on Thursday, reversing a long-held position. The new ruling means that families can use pre-tax funds from their flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts for these supplies.

What to Do About the Market Selloff

time.com — Last week's $1 trillion stock market selloff was scary. After almost seven years of bull market, we were all reminded of the fallibility of our retirement accounts and college nest eggs - as in: yikes, this can really fall fast.

What To Do On Monday About That Stock Market Selloff

wealthmanagement.com — NEW YORK, Aug 24 (Reuters) - Last week's $1 trillion stock market selloff was scary. After almost seven years of bull market, we were all reminded of the fallibility of our retirement accounts and college nest eggs - as in: yikes, this can really fall fast.

RPT-Stern Advice - What to do on Monday about that stock market selloff

reuters.com — By Linda Stern NEW YORK Aug 24 (Reuters) - Last week's $1 trillion stock market selloff was scary. After almost seven years of bull market, we were all reminded of the fallibility of our retirement accounts and college nest eggs - as in: yikes, this can really fall fast.

What to do on Monday about that stock market selloff

reuters.com — But don't ask yourself why you didn't sell last Monday, before the market fell almost 6 percent and had its worst week since the fall of 2011. Ask yourself instead, now what? When the U.S.
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Jul 27, 2016

Also: don't tweet after you've been drinking, or sign up for classes or volunteer work when you're on uppers.  https://twitter.com/PsychoIogicall/status/758339929885859840 

Jul 27, 2016

Brady-shooter and Reagan would-be assassin John Hinckley to be freed, judge rules  http://reut.rs/2adW1ZH 

Jul 27, 2016

Smart analysis- but prob more specific and detailed than any stump speech will get. Conundrum averted via platitude.  https://twitter.com/MatthewNussbaum/status/758278024089395200 


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