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5 reasons retirement planning is tougher for women

Ladies, a number of things may make your retirement more challenging than that of the man sitting one cubicle over. Learn why.

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Study: Low savings, debt plague the American psyche

Financial regrets don't just cloud the past -- they can also color your view of the future. Find out what issues were most prevalent in a new MoneyRates.com study.

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The perils of post-retirement investing

Once you start withdrawing from retirement savings, investment volatility can be especially devastating. Learn how to manage it.

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Bank Fees Survey mid-2014: Fees hit new highs

Though the latest MoneyRates.com data indicates banking has gotten still more expensive, the rewards of finding bargains are becoming more compelling.

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Money lessons for sons and daughters

Recent studies indicate that girls are getting shortchanged on financial education, but these lessons can help them -- and boys -- get a firm grip on money concepts.

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If you've been offering your child money in exchange for good behavior, you may be sending the wrong message.

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Study: Low savings, debt plague the American psyche

Financial regrets don't just cloud the past -- they can also color your view of the future. Find out what issues were most prevalent in a new MoneyRates.com study.

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The perils of post-retirement investing

Once you start withdrawing from retirement savings, investment volatility can be especially devastating. Learn how to manage it.

Money lessons for sons and daughters

Recent studies indicate that girls are getting shortchanged on financial education, but these lessons can help them -- and boys -- get a firm grip on money concepts.

Exposing the myths in mutual funds

Mutual fund performance is not always easy to gauge, and a report from S&P helps explain why.

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Richard Barrington, CFA, is the primary spokesperson and personal finance expert for MoneyRates. He is a 20-year veteran of the financial industry, including having served for over a dozen years as a member of the Executive Committee of Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc.

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