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  • China Joins Major Money Leagues

    December 1, 2015

    China is now officially part of the money major leagues. The International Monetary Fund has agreed to add the Chinese yuan to its basket of reserve currencies, where it will join the U.S. Dollar, the Euro, the Yen, and the British pound. The move will take place in October, 2016.

  • Money Smart Holiday Gifts for Kids

    November 22, 2015

    Every year I try to give parents and grandparents a guide for holiday gifts that are more than worth the money you spend…

  • The Fed and the Markets

    November 22, 2015

    You’ve heard that old saying: "Damned if they do and damned if they don’t." That perfectly fits the Fed’s situation when it comes to raising rates early in December.

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