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Social media may be a modern imperative for businesses looking to grow and build their brand, but it also introduces risk.

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Many Americans are operating their personal finances with only the barest minimum of knowledge.

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Estimate the total cost in today's dollars of various mortgage alternatives.

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$1 million in a diversified portfolio could help finance part of your retirement.

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The decision whether to buy or rent a home may have long-term implications.

Should I Invest in Gold?

Learning more about gold and its history may help you decide whether it has a place in your portfolio.

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The Facts About Income Tax

Millions faithfully file their 1040 forms each April. But some things about federal income taxes may surprise you.

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