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Not having an emergency fund can lead to one of the biggest financial mistakes, says Suze Orman.  How Congress can help

Not having an emergency fund can lead to one of the biggest financial mistakes, says Suze Orman. How Congress can help

Suze Orman speaks during AOL’s BUILD Speaker Series at AOL Studios in New York City. jenny anderson | WireImage | Getty Images If your car breaks down or you have an unexpected medical bill, it can be difficult to find the money to cover expenses. In a pinch, it can be tempting to withdraw money …

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10 Common Investing Mistakes That Can Easily Be Avoided

10 Common Investing Mistakes That Can Easily Be Avoided

As a financial advisor, I have helped hundreds of clients with their finances during my career. Clients often arrive with worries having already taken a misstep or two, but I’ve observed common investing mistakes that can easily be avoided. I’m happy to share the top 10 investing mistakes to avoid so you can set yourself …

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Confessions of a Personal Finance Journalist (Part 2): 3 More of My Worst Financial Mistakes

Confessions of a Personal Finance Journalist (Part 2): 3 More of My Worst Financial Mistakes

Sarah O’Brien works hard to write about personal finance. Salvatore Agostino One of the best things about being a personal finance journalist is my ability to recognize the many financial mistakes I’ve made in my life. I already divulged some of them in the first version of this confessional two years ago. Although some of …

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5 retirement planning mistakes to avoid, according to financial planners

5 retirement planning mistakes to avoid, according to financial planners

Ssaving for retirement is one of those activities that can be difficult to understand. After all, how many other life stages take decades and decades to come to fruition? However, because there is so much time and preparation involved, it is very important to be careful to avoid the top retirement planning mistakes that financial …

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