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Money

Start 2018 with a balance transfer

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When the Federal Reserve raises interest rates, as it did on Wednesday by a quarter-percentage point, the first pinch consumers usually feel is higher interest rates on credit cards.  Full Article 

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Tax reform

My taxes probably are going up. Are yours?

NEW YORK - No matter what version of the U.S. tax overhaul being considered by Congress becomes law, it looks like I am going to be paying more in taxes next year.  Full Article 

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Family Finances

Grad students plead for mercy from taxes

Graduate student Mollie Marr is worried that the U.S. tax overhaul working its way through Congress will force her and many other fellow students to give up on their educations.  Full Article 

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New state plans are welcome, but expensive

Next month, Oregon will become the first U.S. state to start automatically signing up workers to save for retirement if they do not already have a workplace 401(k).  Full Article 

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Life lessons from author James Patterson

Most writers dream of publishing a book in their lifetime, and maybe even selling a few copies. Then there is James Patterson, who has sold over 300 million of them.  Full Article 

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Investing

Disrupt This! Innovation ETFs are booming

Amazon.com is disrupting retail. Airbnb is disrupting hotels. Uber is disrupting transportation. Who is going to be disrupted next?  Full Article 

A woman walks out of the ocean following a swim past sunset at Moon Light Beach in Encinitas, California October 28, 2014.    REUTERS/Mike Blake

The best place to retire? You get to pick

Reuters has teamed up with Zillow to give you the power to customize a list of your best places to retire. Learn how to use our interactive tool to help you determine the cities and towns that meet your criteria.   Full Article