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Stern Advice: For richer or poorer, with student loans or without

reuters.com — Young marriage is lovely, but it has always carried its own challenges of adjustment and maturation. But newlyweds of the millennial generation face another layer of stress: an unprecedented amount of student debt, and in particular, unequal loads of it.

Stern Advice: Financial literacy won't fix everything

reuters.com — WASHINGTON Dec 8 Financial literacy has become a huge catchphrase -- the one idea upon which consumer advocates and bankers, borrowers and lenders, even Republicans and Democrats all agree. Everyone supports the notion that we need more financial literacy. Myriad organizations are putting money behind creating finance management classes and even mandating them on a state-by-state basis.

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.
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Sep 26, 2016

Wall Streeters start to worry about Trump; Goldman changes up its election-related guidance  http://on.mktw.net/2dmUBUa  #GoDefense

Sep 26, 2016

Masochist. Sado-masochist if you insist on sharing that info with the person who sits next to you at work.  https://twitter.com/byPeterEisler/status/780490319485808640 

Sep 26, 2016

it's YUGE! $24.5 Trillion (with a T) retirement assets as of June 30, reports #ICI Fastest growing: IRA, 401k.  http://bit.ly/2dmHnqm 

Sep 26, 2016

RT @RichmondFed: RT @KansasCityFed: Positive reading on composite index for the second time in four months. See latest #Mfg Survey: https://t.co/vLOHseZD1N

Sep 26, 2016

Fed going to push big banks harder, lighten up on smaller banks re capital: Tarullo  http://reut.rs/2cwvEzq  @PatrickMRucker @Reuters

Sep 26, 2016

RT @jennablan: Troubled lawyer shoots nine in Houston before being killed by police  http://reut.rs/2d3rIII  via @Reuters

Sep 22, 2016

RT @ReutersUS: Cleveland settles 'I can’t breathe' wrongful death lawsuit with black man’s family  http://reut.rs/2dnj9uT 

Sep 21, 2016

Shocked...shocked! that Fed did not raise rates 7 weeks ahead of presidential election.

Sep 21, 2016

CFTC aim to regulate automated trading - out of date "20th century analog" fix, says agency insider  http://reut.rs/2dbp5br ? @reuterslambert


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