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How widely available benefits can help defray the considerable cost of adopting a child.
A look at how the new tax bill might affect your finances—for better or for worse.
RMDs can take a toll on your tax bill. Consider these strategies to help reduce the sting.

Stay the Course

What goes down must come up—so stay focused on the long term.
Volatility has ramped up but little has been resolved. Caution continues to be warranted as unresolved issues appear set to continue.
All eyes turn to the consumer this time of year, but the picture may be a little more complicated than believed at first glance.
Divided government could make major legislative changes difficult. What’s on Congress’ plate?
More often than not, perpetrators of elder financial exploitation are someone the senior loves and trusts.
The stock market is entering a historically upbeat time of the year, but pressures remain.
In this episode of Financial Decoder, host Mark Riepe, head of the Schwab Center for Financial Research, examines the psychological forces that impact a common investing decision: What should you sell?

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