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The U.S. economy is doing better than you might think

There may be a lot of doom and gloom rhetoric regarding the state of the US economy but for the most part, Americans are faring quite well.

Top emerging-markets funds to consider

With emerging-market stocks in rally mode, investors are looking for the best funds to invest in. These three fit the bill.

Is it possible to refinance too often?

There are many factors to consider when refinancing your home, but beware of doing so too often, it could negatively impact your retirement plans.

What happens to your 401(k) after you pass — like it or not

Federal law is very strict when it comes to who inherits your 401k after you pass, and if you're married, it almost always goes to the spouse.

4 ways to hedge against inflation

Research on the correlation between commodity prices and inflation indicates we may see a jump in inflation next year. So what's an investor to do? Here are four ideas.

Why is the stock market so high? Look to bonds

The American stock market has reached new highs this summer for some unsettling reasons.