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Helping Women Over 50 Face Their Financial Fears

This recent article written by Abby Ellin for the New York Times looks at resources available to help women manage their resources and plan for the future. The article highlights seminars and lectures that guide women in advocating for their financial health and their family’s affairs.

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You’ll Probably Live to Be 100. Here’s How You Need to Prepare For It

On average, we are living longer, healthier lives. Can our financial resources keep pace? Peter Vanham of the World Economic Forum reviews a recent study into this topic published by Lynda Gratton and Andrew Scott of the London Business School.

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It’s Time to Ignore Advice About Which Stocks to Buy in 2017

Writing for the New York Times economics and politics website “The Upshot,” Damon Darlin analyzes the 2016 stock picks of several experts. How did they stack up to the S&P Stock Index? What insight could it provide for 2017 investments?

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For Millennials, Adulthood Now Defined by Financial Freedom

Writing for Reuters, Bobbi Rebell examines the financial goals of the Millennial generation. What type of financial education is available to this generation to prepare them for the “real world?”

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Do Your Investments Actually Help You Reach Your Goals?

Certified Financial Planner, Carl Richards, contributes a weekly blog to the New York Times. Famous for his napkin drawings, he provides insight into the field of behavioral finance. Recently, he looked at the importance of matching investment strategy to personal goals.

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Zen and the Art of 401(k) Maintenance

How often should you look at your retirement account statements? Writing for the New York Times, Ron Lieber investigates this and other behavioral finance questions by analyzing a 2014 Fidelity study on the topic.

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Can Uncertainty Be a Good Thing for Investors?

Uncertainty in the marketplace can be both good and bad. Knowledge@Wharton recently spoke with Wharton finance professor, Amir Yaron to explore this topic. Yaron recently co-authored a study entitled “Good and Bad Uncertainty: Macroeconomic and Financial Market Implications” along with fellow professor Ivan Shaliastovich and Gill Segal.

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New Math for Retirees and the 4% Withdrawal Rule

Writing for the New York Times, Tara Siegel Bernard provide us with the history of the 4% retirement spending rule, how it came to be, and its relevance today.

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