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Find out what is going on in the world of financial planning. We direct you to resources that will help you with your financial plan.

When It Makes Sense to Review Your Will

Estate plans should get a second look amid any significant financial changes in your life or changes in estate-tax law By Glenn Ruffenach Feb. 13, 2020 10:45 am ET How often do you recommend we should review or consider revising our estate plans/wills? A good rule of...

When to Buy Now, Pay Later, and When to Just Pay Now

For those who choose to pay in installments, make sure to read the fine print By J.J McCorvey Sept. 18, 2021 5:30 am ET Digital buy now, pay later services are surging in popularity. While they offer consumers appetizing convenience, these services also leave some...

Community Colleges Are an Agile New Player in Job Training

By Tamar Jacoby Sept. 23, 2021 9:55 am ET When Arona Coelho arrived in the U.S. from India just weeks before the onset of the Covid-19 pandemic in early 2020, the only job that she could find was as a nanny. She was 35 years old, looking to make a new life, and heard...

Preserve Tomatoes the Easy Way

No need for peeling or coring—or canning, for that matter. These simple, delicious recipes for homemade ketchup, salsa and marinara sauce will stock your kitchen with peak-season tomatoes for the months to come. By Ian Knauer Aug. 19, 2021 3:58 pm ET EACH MONDAY, from...

Paying With a Credit Card? That’s Going to Cost You.

By AnnaMaria Andriotis It is getting more expensive to pay for things with a credit card. More small businesses—and even some larger ones—are charging shoppers a fee for credit-card purchases or offering them discounts when they pay with debit cards, cash or checks....

Chip Shortage Reaches Smartphone Makers

Shipments are slowing and prices are rising as companies hunt for parts; supply-chain wait times enter the danger zone By Jiyoung Sohn July 19, 2021 7:52 am ET SEOUL—The smartphone industry is showing battle scars from the world-wide chip crunch. Shipments are slowing...