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Jean Chatzky on Surviving the Downturn

Jean Chatzky, one of the best personal finance writers around, just wrote her first column for Newsweek.  This column is titled “How to Protect your Portfolio from Politics” and also appears with a slightly different title, “Jean Chatzky: Surviving the … Continue reading

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The Market Drops – Is It Time For Panic?

August 9th was a tough day for common stocks as the three major indexes – the S&P 500, the DJIA, and NASDAQ all fell between 5% and 7%, making August 9th the worst day on Wall Street since 2008.  In … Continue reading

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