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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Don't forget to insure the bling


Today remains a popular day for marriage proposals and gifts of fine jewelry.
Nearly 20 percent of shoppers planned to give jewelry this Valentine’s Day, spending $4.3 billion total on such gifts, according to an annual survey by the National Retail Federation.
But are consumers protecting these gifts from the heart?
“Most consumers assume they have coverage for the ......

Friday, February 10, 2017

Give retirement savings a boost with your tax refund



Many of us are constantly on the lookout for extra ways to save.
In fact, half of Americans who planned to make a financial New Year’s resolution for 2017 said they were resolving to save more, according to the Fidelity Investments 2017 New Year Financial Resolutions Study.
One easy way to work toward this goal: Put at least a portion of this year’s tax refund in ......

Tuesday, February 07, 2017

No kidding around: The cost of raising a child


There’s no getting around it: Raising kids is expensive.
To raise a child born in 2015 through age 17, a middle-income couple will spend $233,610 ($284,570 if projected inflation costs are factored in), according to recently released data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture. These expenses—which include shelter, food and other necessities—don’t factor in the ......

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