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“I want to meet someone rich.  Is it so bad?  I'm 46, make $210,000, and own a $700,000 house.  I'm tired of dating "losers".

“A friend advised me to find a husband”: I am almost 50 years old and I am about to retire. Would it be a mistake to get married and mess up my finances?

I am a single woman in my late 40s with no children. At 50, my federal agency will allow me to retire with a full pension. I’m planning on doing this because I have a large amount saved in my savings plan, and I’m going to be moving to a southern state, probably Georgia. A …

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“I want to meet someone rich.  Is it so bad?  I'm 46, make $210,000, and own a $700,000 house.  I'm tired of dating "losers".

“I want to meet someone rich. Is it so bad? I’m 46, make $210,000, and own a $700,000 house. I’m tired of dating “losers”.

I’ve reached the point in my life where I want to settle down, but I recently had a disagreement with a friend about my priorities, and I’d appreciate your insight. I’m 46, single, and make $210,000, not including my annual bonus. I have paid off my student loans and I own my house. He is …

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This state has the best personal finance education in the US - you can tell by its average credit score

This state has the best personal finance education in the US – you can tell by its average credit score

Financial literacy is key to managing money, but how well are states preparing their students? Tennessee tops the list of US states that offer the best financial education to its residents, according to a new report from financial services firm OneMain Financial. More than 99% of public high school students in Tennessee have what is …

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“We Will Not Survive Our Money”: How Can We Give Our Nieces and Nephews $10,000 Without Offending the Rest of the Family?

“We Will Not Survive Our Money”: How Can We Give Our Nieces and Nephews $10,000 Without Offending the Rest of the Family?

My husband and I were told that we had accumulated a large enough nest egg that we would not outlive our money. We had always intended to recognize our nieces and nephews in our wills with a modest donation ($10,000 or less). However, we hope to have many years ahead of us. Most of our …

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