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March 2019

Farm Belt bankruptcies are soaring

A wave of bankruptcies is sweeping the U.S. Farm Belt as trade disputes add pain to the low commodity prices […]

The path to financial independence and retiring early, in one simple chart

There are lots of moving parts to the FIRE movement — financial independence/retire early — but one crucial step toward […]

Vanguard slashes stock return forecast for the next decade

The stock market won’t keep returning the kinds of yearly gains investors have gotten used to since the financial crisis […]

A wealth-building tool often more coveted than a 401(k) plan by employees

There are nearly 7,000 employee stock-ownership plans in the U.S., holding assets of $1.7 trillion, according to the National Center […]

From kitchen to bank: How a mother made millions from a family recipe

Kim “Daisy” Nelson turned her family’s heirloom cake recipe into a million-dollar business. Her Pauline, S.C.-based bakery Daisy Cakes is […]

Teach your kids the art of the deal — from negotiating chores to spending their allowance

The finances of young Americans are not in great shape. The typical millennial has less than a week of salary (less than […]

This Testicular Cancer Survivor is Changing the Underwear Game

Scott Petinga was only 31 when he received news of something he did not see coming: testicular cancer. It’s something […]

Billionaire mogul Barry Diller has an ingenious method for repeating success

Billionaire media mogul Barry Diller’s recipe for success involves forgetting his victories (to the best of his ability). Diller, a […]

Pea-sized pill delivers insulin shot from inside the stomach

WASHINGTON — Scientists figured out how to hide a shot inside a pea-sized pill — creating a swallowable gadget, inspired […]

How to Plan Finances to Raise a Special-Needs Child

Michael and Carole Maguire’s second daughter, Ally, was born with a rare chromosomal disorder, trisomy 12. “Doctors didn’t know much […]

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